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Maxeon Solar Technologies expands its manufacturing plant in Mexicali, Mexico.

Maxeon Solar Technologies, a global leader in solar innovation and channels, celebrated the expansion and renovation of its solar panel manufacturing plant in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico. The event was attended by the Governor of the State, Marina del Pilar Ávila Olmeda, and other distinguished guests.

The expansion and renovation project cost around $70 million, bringing Maxeon's total investment in solar manufacturing in Mexico to over $260 million. Maxeon is the largest solar panel manufacturer in Mexico, producing its shingled-cell Performance line solar panels in Mexicali.

The project increased the production capacity of the Mexicali plant to 1.8 GW/year, making it one of the largest solar panel manufacturing facilities in the Americas. Maxeon also has another manufacturing site in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico. The two plants have a combined production capacity of more than 2.5 GW/year and employ more than 2,000 workers.

Maxeon's CEO, Bill Mulligan, said that the expansion and renovation project reflects the company's commitment to excellence in solar panel manufacturing and its contribution to a cleaner and more sustainable future. He also said that Baja California has a strategic role in meeting the growing demand for Maxeon's products in North America and the rest of the world.

Governor Marina del Pilar Ávila Olmeda praised Maxeon's values and efforts to protect the environment and reduce carbon emissions. She also highlighted the importance of attracting innovative ventures that generate employment, wellbeing, and solutions for the people of Baja California.

The expansion and renovation of the Mexicali plant is part of Maxeon's broader strategic plan to grow its manufacturing footprint globally.

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