Enel confirms Oklahoma is its top candidate for solar panel factory

Enel plans to 'copy and paste' Italy solar panel factory in U.S. | Reuters


Confirmation that Oklahoma is the leading candidate for a major U.S. solar panel and cell factory came this week from Italian utility Enel SpA.

The company issued a statement about the plant that will be one of the largest to produce solar cells in the U.S.

“We have identified Oklahoma as the leading candidate and we are excited about the possibility to expand our presence in the state,” Giovanni Bertolino, head of Enel’s U.S. solar manufacturing arm 3Sun USA, said in a statement reported Reuters.

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The company already has about $3 billion in wind farm operations in the state.

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