January 27, 2016
Solar Energy and the Future of Desalination
January 08, 2016
Solar Is No Longer a Compromise
The recent COP21 in Paris featured a fundamental change from previous summits – this time, many of the talks included solutions based on renewable energy, specifically on solar power. Why? Because solar power is getting increasingly cost competitive compared to fossil fuels.
January 07, 2016
Community Development at First Solar
n 2015, First Solar saw not just expanded energy output, but also expanded community development efforts. From training women in India to successfully participate in the new regional economy to raising more than ever for U.S. charities, the company made an impact well beyond the solar plant.
November 23, 2015
First Solar #1 in O & M
November 10, 2015
First Solar Brings Power to Three Military Bases
Early in his presidency, US President Barack Obama made a commitment to significantly increase renewable energy used and created on military installations by 2020. First Solar recently signed an agreement to help military bases live up to this commitment.
November 05, 2015
Solar for Everyone
Community solar can truly be made available to nearly all utility customers, including lower income families, those who rent, and event those in multi-family buildings.
October 22, 2015
Solar Grid Integration Increases Grid Stability
When integrated into the grid, solar photovoltaic energy can be an important component to maintaining grid stability.
October 06, 2015
Solar as a Mainstream Energy Source
Technology advancements in solar photovoltaic energy have resulted in higher efficiencies and lower costs
September 30, 2015
Beating Silicon on all Fronts
he power rating (efficiency) or nominal capacity of a solar module is just the beginning. More important in the real world is the energy density in field conditions, which can vary quite a bit depending on various technology-dependent factors such as climate, system design and application.
September 28, 2015
Australia's first commercial PV-diesel hybrid plant from First Solar begins operation