Toray Plastics completes solar farm

AMONG the guests joining Rick Schloesser, president and CEO of Toray Plastics (America) (second from left) at the inauguration of Toray's new solar farm at its North Kingstown plant were (left to right): Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee; M. Teresa Paiva Weed, Senate president; David M. Dooley, president of the University of Rhode Island; and Keith W. Stokes, Executive Director of the R.I. Economic Development Corporation. / COURTESY BUSINESS WIRE
AMONG the guests joining Rick Schloesser, president and CEO of Toray Plastics (America) (second from left) at the inauguration of Toray's new solar farm at its North Kingstown plant were (left to right): Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee; M. Teresa Paiva Weed, Senate president; David M. Dooley, president of the University of Rhode Island; and Keith W. Stokes, Executive Director of the R.I. Economic Development Corporation. / COURTESY BUSINESS WIRE
NORTH KINGSTOWN – Toray Plastics (America) Inc. announced Wednesday the completion of its $2 million, 445 kilowatt solar photovoltaic farm at its North Kingstown plant. Toray, manufacturer of polypropylene, polyester, and bio-based films, spends about $20 million annually on electricity. The solar farm was funded through Toray as well as a $750,000 grant from the…

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