First Solar Has Major Plans for Right to Work Alabama

First Solar has chosen Right to Work Alabama as the perfect location for its fourth factory. This will not only create new opportunities for harnessing solar energy, but will also create 700 new jobs. So this is exciting news!

From Railway Age:

“Our commitment to Responsible Solar includes operating facilities that are among the cleanest, safest and most diverse in the country, and we’re pleased to bring our model of responsible solar manufacturing to Alabama,” First Solar CEO Mark Widmar said on Nov. 16. “We are proud of the role that this facility will play in creating stable, good-paying manufacturing jobs in the state, demonstrating the economic and social value that clean energy can deliver.”

“We are proud of our partnership with Joe Wheeler Electric Membership Corp., the state of Alabama and other economic development agencies to help make north Alabama the region of choice for their newest location,” Tennessee Valley Authority President and CEO Jeff Lyash said.

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