Hounen Solar to Chooses Right to Work South Carolina for 1st US Facility

Right to Work South Carolina Economic Update

Hounen Solar is choosing Orangeburg County, South Carolina, where the company will have access to Right to Work benefits. In order to do this, the company is investing $33 million toward the project. They also plan to create 200 new jobs. So this is exciting news for the economy!

From Area Development Magazine:

“We are excited to announce our first manufacturing operations in the United States. Our new solar panel assembly plant will allow us to produce one GW crystalline silicon PV panels for markets in the U.S. We are grateful for the help and support of the South Carolina team and look forward to providing more economic opportunities in the state.†[…]

“This investment by Hounen will further strengthen South Carolina’s growing reputation in the clean energy sector, and we are excited for the environmental and economic opportunities that they will bring to the state. We welcome them to Orangeburg County and look forward to seeing them excel.†[…]

“As interest in alternative energy resources by businesses, communities and individuals grows, so too does the need for the means to access those resources. Investments like today’s from Hounen Solar create more than just a product for increasing solar demands, it also creates well-paying and stable job opportunities for workers. We welcome Hounen Solar to Orangeburg County, and congratulate the company and our county partners on a bright future.”


To read the previous economic update on Right to Work states, click here.

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