In March 2023, we announced our commitment to Ohio through a new investment to construct and operate one of the largest solar photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing facilities in the country. The facility is located in Pataskala, Ohio, near the state capital of Columbus.
Our Key Numbers
By The Numbers
Our investment to create one of the largest solar panel production facilities in the country
Annual monocrystalline solar module capacity the facility will deliver at full capacity, making it one of the largest sites of its kind in the country
The number of new, good-paying administrative, assembly and engineering jobs the facility will create
The number of American homes that can be powered by solar energy delivered by the facility’s annual production
What We’re Producing
Illuminate USA’s new manufacturing facility will assemble solar panels ready for installation. The facility will produce bifacial solar panels for the domestic residential and utility-scale markets using some of the most advanced and efficient panel assembly technology in the world.
A Hometown Commitment
Illuminate USA’s new operations in Ohio reflect a long-term commitment to the Greater Columbus and Pataskala communities. The Pataskala facility will increase and expand the technology and renewable energy ecosystem in Ohio, while also creating more than 1000 advanced manufacturing careers for Ohioans.
Illuminate USA is partnering with local economic development organizations JobsOhio and One Columbus to develop training and skills development programs and to support recruiting efforts.
We are committed to being a member of the community through partnerships with local organizations, schools and businesses.