GE announced today they are building "an advanced technology thin film solar panel factory in the United States that, at capacity, will produce enough panels per year to power 80,000 homes annually. The 400-megawatt facility will be larger than any U.S. solar panel manufacturing plant in operation today and will employ 400 people. Multiple locations are being considered for the new facility, with the final location to be announced shortly."

In the same announcement, GE says that a new "full-size, thin film solar panel developed by the company has been independently certified as the most efficient ever publicly reported milestone for the technology."

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R. Neal's picture

Maybe they put all the taxes

Maybe they put all the taxes they didn't pay into acquisitions and R&D?

Factchecker's picture

Maybe they put all the taxes

Maybe they put all the taxes they didn't pay into acquisitions and R&D?

Yes, I'm sure that's it. Well, it still sounds good, no matter how poorly GE behaves in the aggregate.

bizgrrl's picture

I really like that they are

I really like that they are starting more manufacturing in the U.S. I hope it stays here a while.

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