Tag: First Solar


Masdar Group and Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) have announced plans to start construction of 800 megawatt project at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai.


US-based solar module manufacturer First Solar has announced commissioning of two solar projects totalling 130 MW in the southern states of India through its Indian subsidiary, First Solar Power India Pvt. Ltd. The company declared commercial operations of 80 MW Read more…


Leading thin-film solar module manufacturing company First Solar recently announced the launch of a major new product that it expects to significantly reduce project cost. At Intersolar, First Solar showcased the Series 5 thin-film solar module. The module will be Read more…


Solar power tariff bids in India have fallen to a level too low to make justifiable equity investments, leading solar modules manufacturing company First Solar has said. Talking to an Indian newspaper, First Solar India country head Sujoy Ghosh said Read more…


Companies from US, Europe, India, China and Japan have expressed interest in bidding, and eventually developing, 350 MW solar power projects in Abu Dhabi. A total of 34 companies or consortiums have qualified as bidders for the 350 MW solar Read more…


First Solar Jordan

First Solar and Shams Ma’an Power Generation announced yesterday that they have signed a 20 year power purchase agreement with National Electric Power Company for a 52.5 MW solar power plant in Jordan. The power plant, when completed will represent Read more…


Australia is set to get more solar power into the grid with two new large scale PV farms. AGL Energy Limited recently announced that two large-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) projects have managed to secure funding thanks to agreements with the Read more…


First Solar Inc., the U.S.-based solar panel manufacturer, plans to expand its role in the global energy industry by developing solar power farms in India, where an emerging industrial sector is looking to shore up energy security in the aftermath Read more…


First Solar and Intermolecular yesterday announced a collaboration and licensing agreement aimed at accelerating the efficiency roadmap for First Solar’s cadmium-telluride (CdTe) photovoltaic (PV) technology. First Solar is the world’s largest thin film PV solar module manufacturer and the leader Read more…


First Solar, Inc., the U.S.’s biggest solar manufacturer, will lay off 2,000 workers and close its German factory, citing what the company called fundamental changes to the industry and “deteriorating market conditions” in Europe. The Arizona-based company, which had been Read more…


While I was visiting my family in the Region of Lorraine – North Eastern France – I came across two distinct news illustrating the possible future of the region, and in a way, of the whole country. The first one Read more…


In this economic climate, every state wants new jobs. And harnessing the sun for electricity creates more of those coveted jobs per megawatt-hour than any other energy resource. These are high quality jobs across a broad range of education requirements, Read more…


First Solar announced yesterday that it has entered into a strategic cooperation framework agreement with China Power International New Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of China Power New Energy Development Company Limited. Both companies will collaborate on solar energy


Plutonic Power Corporation (Plutonic) and GE Energy Financial Services (GE) recently announced that they will acquire 50 MW worth of solar generation capacity in Ontario from First Solar, Inc. (First Solar). The projects, located in the town of Amherstburg and Read more…

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