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AC Power Block: Bringing Energy to Everyone

Posted 18 December 2014 3:42 PM by Mark McIntyre

First Solar continues to shape the energy mix that powers the services and products in all aspects of our lives by bringing more efficient solutions to the traditional energy industry. Solar power today is highly reliable and buffered from market influences like fuel price volatility and unevenly distributed natural resources.

When it comes to delivering energy across the globe, First Solar distributes bankable PV energy at the lowest Levelized Cost of Electricity (LCOE) in the world's most diverse regions. With our AC Power Block offering, we are able to maximize energy output and grid stability through proven plant technologies and services.

The AC Power Block is a configurable system solution that can be scaled to address a wide range of project conditions. The offering serves power plant owners and developers seeking to minimize project risk and maximize energy production and revenue. It provides these customers with optimized energy yield and specific guarantees that result in bankable value.

When First Solar implements the AC Power Block solution, our team immerses itself in the process. We work with customers, offering components, engineering, training and deep consulting on installation methods with the goal of helping EPCs maximize the economic value of solar power and its growing use.

By providing a configurable power generation unit that enables construction of a fully integrated utility-scale power plant, First Solar saves power plant owners and developers valuable time and resources. We find these customers are able to maximize their return on investment and that the resulting LCOE provides a bankable revenue stream and verified asset value.

With our global reach, we have helped manage AC Power Block projects in developing nations as well as developed areas such as the United States, EMEA, and APAC, nurturing each owner’s confidence in the longevity and productivity of their individual power plants. Click here to learn more about our AC Power Block offering.