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Steel of West Virginia celebrates success with solar energy company


​​Steel of West Virginia celebrated a 10-year partnership of supplying SOLV Energy with the steel piles used in solar energy projects during a ceremony Monday morning at the plant in Huntington.

“Our customers in this region have supplied and produced over 200 jobs in the last five years that didn’t exist prior to our solar market,” said Chuck Abbott, general manager of Steel of West Virginia. “We saw, over 10 years ago, a need for that industry to have a support of an I-beam into their product line to support their solar panels, so today we are here to celebrate our 10-year partnership with SOLV Energy.”

SOLV Energy CEO George Hershman said his company has purchased $150 million worth of steel from the Huntington facility during the decade-long partnership.

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