Solar manufacturer First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR), dedicated its new factory site in Mesa, Arizona, at a ceremony held on Friday.
The Mesa factory is expected to begin producing modules by the third quarter of 2012 and will employ approximately 600 full-time associates.
Tempe-based First Solar is investing just over $300 million in the four-line factory, which will produce approximately 250 megawatts (MW) of thin-film modules per year.
Representatives from the city of Mesa and First Solar officials hosted a reception at Chandler-Gilbert Community College in Mesa to celebrate construction progress…
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