Suntech Inks Deal to Build PV Panel Factory in Arizona

Chinese PV giant Suntech Power Holdings Co., will build its first U.S. manufacturing plant for in the North American market in the Phoenix, Ariz., area. The plant will have an initial production capacity of 30MW) and is expected to begin production in the third quarter of 2010. According to a company press release, the U.S. market had 356MW of solar PV capacity installed during 2008 and is expected to grow six-fold to more than 2GW by 2012. Details

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