First Solar

US Overhaul on Trade Needed: First Solar CEO
First Solar is advocating for trade enforcement as module prices reach record lows. Biden's duties on Chinese imports and US Inflation Reduction Act's new incentives could help strengthen US solar manufacturing. First Solar calls for a level playing field for fair competition.
Sep 22, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, USA, First Solar, North America, Joe Biden
First Solar Breaks Ground in LA: 3500MW Expansion by 2026
First Solar has broken ground on a record-breaking $1.1bn PV panel manufacturing facility in Louisiana. The facility, expected to start commercial shipments by the first half of 2026, will create 500 construction jobs and increase the company's nameplate manufacturing capacity by 3500MW.
Sep 22, 2023 // Manufacturing News, USA, First Solar, solar panel, North America, Louisiana
First Solar Scores 2 GW Order from Longroad Energy
First Solar secures 2GW order from Longroad Energy for thin-film PV modules, increasing total purchase to near 8GW. Longroad Energy Co-Founder & COO shares values & vision for sustainable energy future and First Solar sets up fifth factory in Louisiana.
Sep 13, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, USA, First Solar, North America, longroad energy, thin film modules
First Solar: Quantum Dot Efficiency for Solar
Discover the world's first solar energy breakthrough with quantum dot efficiency – from First Solar. Learn more now!
Aug 16, 2023 // Technology, Manufacturing News, First Solar, efficiency, ubiqd, quantum dot
Matrix, First Solar Partner for 2.1GW Order
First Solar and Matrix Renewables have come together to deliver 2.1 GW of advanced thin film modules to power projects in the US and Spain. First Solar's technology is low-carbon and EPEAT-approved, with US and India factory expansions along with framework agreement with Energix Renewables. Responsibly powering the future!
Jul 28, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, USA, Spain, First Solar, Europe, North America, Matrix, thin film module
First Solar Powers Up Alabama: 279 MW Thin Film Project
First Solar to build 279 MW (dc) thin film solar panel project in Lawrence County, Alabama, slated for completion in 2027. Up to $1.3bn investments, $1.1bn Lawrence County facility, $185m Ohio expansion, $370m R&D innovation center in Perrysburg, Ohio and 5GW of modules with Energix Renewables in Israel. Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) contract.
Jul 28, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, First Solar, Tennessee Valley Authority, Energix, thin film solar panel
First Solar Inks 5GW Deal with Energix
First Solar has agreed to supply 5GW (dc) of its thin-film solar modules to Energix Renewables for projects in Israel, Poland, and the US, with First Solar Recycling Services managing end-of-life handling. First Solar is investing $1.5bn to expand their US manufacturing and R&D innovation centre by 2026.
Jul 17, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, First Solar, solar module, Energix
First Solar Bags $1BN to Fuel Growth
First Solar Inc. secures USD 1 billion revolving credit facility from JP Morgan Chase Bank to finance expansion in India, Alabama, and Ohio. Facility enables company to open 3.4-GW DC production facility and R&D center, aiming to have over 20 GW DC of factories in 2026.
Jul 7, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, USA, Alabama, India, First Solar, Asia, North America, Ohio, JP Morgan Chase Bank
First Solar Innovates: Bifacial CdTe Thin-Film Solar Panel
First Solar has developed the first bifacial solar panel using their CdTe thin-film technology. Transparent back contact technology offers bifacial energy gain & lower operational temperature. First Solar investing $370 million in R&D innovation center for thin-film & tandem PV module production.
Jun 15, 2023 // Manufacturing News, First Solar, solar panel
First Solar obtains perovskite specialist Evolar
United States thin-film photovoltaics (PV) manufacturer Very first Solar Inc (NASDAQ: FSLR) today introduced the acquisition of perovskite technology expert Evolar AB to increase its efforts to create next-generation tandem PV technology.
May 12, 2023 // Technology, Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, First Solar, perovskite, evolar
First Solar reports q/q dip in sales, confirms 2023 forecast
US thin-film photovoltaics (PV) maker First Solar Inc (NASDAQ: FSLR) on Thursday reported a big quarter-on-quarter decrease in sales, while validating its full-year guidance.
Apr 28, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, First Solar
Previous auto glass plant to be refurbished to make glass for First Solar panels
Glass company Vitro has entered into an agreement to make glass for Very first Solar thin-film solar panels at Vitro's architectural glass production line in Cochranton, Pennsylvania. Vitro will certainly invest $93.6 million to restore and modernize the production line at its Meadville Plant.
Apr 27, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, First Solar, solar panel, Vitro
First Solar as well as EDPR sign 1.8 GW PV module offer
Multi-year order will certainly be delivered up to 2028
Apr 3, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, First Solar, solar module, EDPR
First Solar Among Winners of India's $2.4 Billion Green Stimulus
United States company receives give for 3.4 gigawatt Tamil Nadu project Avaada is likewise one of the receivers of output-linked funds
Mar 28, 2023 // Technology, Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, USA, India, First Solar, Asia, North America
Lightsource BP places major order with First Solar
US thin-film PV module manufacturer will provide the 4GW (dc) of modules in between 2026 as well as 2028
Feb 28, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, First Solar, Lightsource BP, solar module