Grant & Loan Awards: Newton County


Newton County

EDGE Fund: $350,000

Awarded: 06/15/2011

Applicant: Newton County IDA/SKC Inc.

EDGE funds to assist with the expansion of SKC’s 100,000 SF solar panel manufacturing facility. SKC, a Korean-based manufacturer established in 1976 and based in Seoul, South Korea, has established its North American headquarters in Covington. Their state-of-the-art manufacturing facility is touted as the most advanced plant in the industry. The company’s expansion is expected to occur in two phases with Phase I planned to start in 2012 and Phase II in 2015.

Total Budgeted Project Cost: $100,350,000

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