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First Solar Reports Strong Start To 2018 As Series 6 Bookings Increase

Leading US solar manufacturer First Solar published its first-quarter earnings report late last month, depicting a strong start to the year with increased sales of $567 million and the commencement of Series 6 module production in April which, in turn, led to the company’s announcement of a new solar manufacturing plant in Perrysburg, Ohio. 

May 7th

3 Ways Donald Trump’s Climate Approach Is A US Economic Disaster

Originally published on CleanTechnica by Zachary Shahan To be fair, we don’t yet know what Donald Trump’s precise climate approach will be, but it seems all but guaranteed that he will slow and obstruct climate action and will do a “great deal” to increase pollution and CO2 emissions from the out-of-date oil, coal, and gas industries. This is idiotic not […]

February 12th

Siva Power Brings On Bruce Sohn (Former First Solar Exec) As Vice Chairman Of The Board

The thin-film solar energy technology firm Siva Power has brought former First Solar executive Bruce Sohn on as its new Vice Chairman of the Board, according to recent reports. The hire is notable since Sohn has been credited as being one of the main driving forces behind First Solar’s impressive growth over recent times. Previously, Sohn […]

October 31st

Top 10 Solar Power Companies, & Top 5, & Top 10 Again

When you ask who the top solar power companies are, you will probably want to distinguish between residential installers and solar panel manufacturers. Solar power generally is thought of as home solar power, though utilities and businesses also are investing in it. This article looks at the top residential solar contractors / residential solar installers as […]

May 18th

First Solar Could Achieve 2 GW Of Production In 2016

First Solar is expecting to be fully operational next year and has a nameplate capacity of 2.7 GW, so it might produce 2 GW or more. In fact, the company has 2 GW of contracted projects for the upcoming year, plus a number of others that also are expected to be finished during the same period. That adds up to […]

November 11th

First Solar Sees Strong Growth In Record-Breaking Third Quarter

First Solar has recorded third quarter financials replete with record sales, earnings per share, and bookings. One of the world’s largest solar PV developers and manufacturers, First Solar recorded an impressive third quarter this year, with increases to record-levels of net sales, GAAP earnings per fully diluted share, and quarterly and year-to-date bookings. Specifically, First […]

November 10th

First Solar’s Preliminary Q3 Earnings Boast Strong Performance

First Solar has released preliminary guidance on its third quarter earnings, with net income of $346.2 million and recorded sales of $1.3 billion. The company’s quarterly earnings are “preliminary” due to the need to analyze “a discrete income tax matter related to a foreign jurisdiction.” First Solar “believes that based on its preliminary analysis, the tax […]

October 30th

First Solar Celebrates 529 MW Raft Of Orders

First Solar has announced three separate orders that, when added up, total 529 MW of power purchase agreements and thin film solar modules. On the same day that the global solar PV company released its third quarter earnings report, First Solar also revealed these three separate project announcements. First of all is an order for […]

October 30th

Nearly One Million Could Learn From Community Solar Projects

Clean Energy Collective has signed an agreement with First Solar to use its solar power technology for a number of CEC community solar projects. Colorado-based CEC specializes in community-based solar. Arizona-based First Solar provides community solar solutions — among others such as utility-scale — and has 10 GW of solar technology installed around the world. “Roofless solar allows the greatest […]

October 14th