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  • A New Milestone for Thin Film Modules in India

    Posted 29 March 2016 4:00 AM by First Solar

    Today, we’re announcing that we have hit a major milestone in India. First Solar has become the first thin film PV modules manufacturer to ship 1 GW (DC) of PV solar capacity to India. 

  • Solar Is No Longer a Compromise

    Posted 8 January 2016 5:00 AM by Matt Merfert

    In diverse markets across the world, Solar PV energy has reached pricing competitive with fossil fuels. 

  • Solar as a Mainstream Energy Source

    Posted 6 October 2015 6:06 PM by First Solar

    Technology advancements in solar photovoltaic energy have resulted in higher efficiencies and lower costs, making solar energy a competitive alternative to traditional energy sources.

  • Quantifying The Benefits of Utility-Scale Solar PV

    Posted 13 July 2015 6:13 PM by Jim Woodruff

    Today, economists at The Brattle Group released a report finding that utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) solar generation costs are approximately half those of residential-scale PV and emission reduction benefits are significantly greater. The study, called “Comparative Generation Costs of Utility-Scale and Residential-Scale PV in Xcel Energy Colorado’s Service Area,” is the first to focus on a “solar-to-solar” comparison of equal amounts of residential- and utility-scale PV solar using data from an actual utility system.

  • First Solar Brings More Power to India

    Posted 2 July 2015 5:57 PM by Sujoy Ghosh

    Earlier this year, at RE-INVEST 2015, First Solar made a “Green Energy Commitment” to develop 5GW of solar capacity in India by 2019. Together, First Solar and India are working to realize a shared vision and meet India's growing demand for sustainable, renewable energy.

  • Module Plus from First Solar: Enhanced Energy Efficiencies Through Streamlined Technology

    Posted 25 June 2015 8:10 PM by First Solar

    For developers, First Solar’s Module Plus solution simplifies the supply chain, cuts time and cost, and streamlines the contract management process, allowing them to add solar capacity quickly and cost-effectively.

  • First Solar Sets Another Module Efficiency Record

    Posted 16 June 2015 4:30 PM by Raffi Garabedian

    Yesterday, First Solar announced another record-breaking module conversion efficiency rating of 18.6 percent aperture efficiency for our advanced CdTe PV modules.

  • Nyngan Solar Plant Achieves Full Generation

    Posted 12 June 2015 3:12 PM by Ewan Norton Smith

    AGL Energy Limited (AGL) has confirmed that the Nyngan solar plant in western New South Wales (NSW) has achieved full generation, sending 102 MW of renewable energy into Australia’s National Electricity Market.

  • First Solar Breaks Ground on Jordan’s Largest PV Plant

    Posted 9 June 2015 1:30 PM by First Solar

    First Solar has started construction of the 52.5 megawatt (MW)AC Shams Ma’an photovoltaic power plant in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

  • First Solar And OrionGroup Announce JV for Solar Development in Philippines

    Posted 19 May 2015 8:10 PM by Won Park

    JV Launched to Address Commercial & Industrial Self Generation Market Potential

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