Suntech Power plans to start U.S. panel production in early 2010

GreenTech Media
June 26, 2009
COMMERCIAL, FABRICATION

Suntech Power plans to announce in a few weeks the site of its first factory in the United States, and expects to start production in the first quarter of 2010, said Roger Efird, president of North American sales for Suntech Thursday.

The Chinese company has narrowed a list of potential sites to one on the East Coast and three on the West Coast, said Efird in an interview after his talk at the Edison Electric Institute's annual convention in San Francisco.

The final selection will depend largely on the economic incentives from state and local governments that are wooing Suntech, according to a June 25 GreenTech Media report.

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