First Solar PV Modules

The Industry Benchmark for Utility-Scale PV Power Plants

Technologies and Capabilities /  Advanced PV Modules
First Solar modules couple leading-edge technology with the manufacturing excellence and quality control that comes from being one of the world's most experienced producers of advanced PV modules. We are able to provide the best in performance, quality, and reliability to our customers because we invest more in research and development than any other solar company in the world.

First Solar is uniquely positioned to serve the full spectrum of PV applications and customer needs. We have two distinct module technologies, both of which are designed to generate more energy per watt than competing solar panels. With more than 10GW installed worldwide, First Solar modules are the foundation for our high-performance PV energy solutions.

MAINSTREAM MULTICRYSTALLINE
FIRST SOLAR THIN FILM MODULES
IEC61701 Salt Mist Corrosion
included
included
Ammonia Resistance
included
included
IEC Damp Heat 85C/85%RH 1,000 Hours
included
Damp Heat 85C/85%RH 2,000 Hours
included
included
IEC Temp Cycle -40 to +85C 200 Cycles
included
included
Temp Cycle -40 to +85C 600 Cycles
included
IEC Humidity Freeze 10 Cycles
included
included
Humidity Freeze 40 Cycles
included
Chemical Exposure, FSLR-ALT, etc.
included
Independent Thresher Test Certification
included
PID Free (negative grounded)
included
included
TUV Sequential Test Certification
included
IEC 60068 Desert Sand Resistance
included