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GE Building Biggest Solar Factory In America

GE Building Biggest Solar Factory In America

General Electric made a big announcement today that reflects a new outlook on renewables. They are planning to build the largest solar panel factory in the United States, with an annual capacity of 400 megawatts of production of thin-film solar. The company plans to spend over $600 million on the solar project.

“Over the last decade, through technology investment, GE has become one of the world’s major wind turbine manufacturers, and our investment in high-tech solar products will help us continue to grow our position in the renewable energy industry,” Victor Abate, vice president of GE’s renewable energy business, said in a press release.

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