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NanoPV to open manufacturing, distribution operations in Georgia, create over 500 jobs

Christian Fernsby |
NanoPV plans to invest more than $36 million in opening a manufacturing and distribution facility in Sumter County, Georgia, bringing more than 500 jobs to Americus.

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Based in the U.S., NanoPV is a pioneering U.S solar technology company with nearly 20 years of experience in solar cell technologies, panel manufacturing, and system integration. NanoPV manufactures highly advanced solar panels and provides manufacturing equipment, end to end turnkey solutions, and technologies to its solar energy clients.

NanoPV will operate in an existing 56,000 square foot facility, located at 301 Martin Marietta Drive in Americus. The company will bring hundreds of opportunities to Sumter County and the surrounding region, including careers in solar manufacturing, quality control, operations and maintenance, research and development, and marketing.

Since 2009, Georgia has increased net electricity generation from renewable sources by more than 93% and today the state’s electricity mix consists of nearly 12% renewable energy. As a Top Ten state for solar, solar PV is the state’s fastest growing source of renewable energy.

Over 3% of the state’s electricity now comes from solar power, with enough installed capacity to power 373,248 homes. Almost 700 megawatts of capacity were added in 2020 alone, and over 1.3 gigawatts of planned capacity additions are currently in the pipeline.

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