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  • Solar as a Mainstream Energy Source

    Posted 6 October 2015 2:06 PM by First Solar

    Technology advancements in solar photovoltaic energy have resulted in higher efficiencies and lower costs, making solar energy a competitive alternative to traditional energy sources.

  • First Solar Brings More Power to India

    Posted 2 July 2015 1:57 PM by Sujoy Ghosh

    Earlier this year, at RE-INVEST 2015, First Solar made a “Green Energy Commitment” to develop 5GW of solar capacity in India by 2019. Together, First Solar and India are working to realize a shared vision and meet India's growing demand for sustainable, renewable energy.

  • Module Plus from First Solar: Enhanced Energy Efficiencies Through Streamlined Technology

    Posted 25 June 2015 4:10 PM by First Solar

    For developers, First Solar’s Module Plus solution simplifies the supply chain, cuts time and cost, and streamlines the contract management process, allowing them to add solar capacity quickly and cost-effectively.

  • First Solar Sets Another Module Efficiency Record

    Posted 16 June 2015 12:30 PM by Raffi Garabedian

    Yesterday, First Solar announced another record-breaking module conversion efficiency rating of 18.6 percent aperture efficiency for our advanced CdTe PV modules.

  • Study: First Solar Modules Offer Over 4% More Energy than Silicon PV in South Africa

    Posted 13 May 2015 1:16 PM by First Solar

    Report by ARUP confirms First Solar modules can outperform mono- and poly-crystalline silicon PV in South Africa

  • Solar Electricity: Contributing to Grid Stability

    Posted 26 March 2015 12:38 PM by First Solar

    Grid stability is a topic that many countries and regions new to utility-scale solar have questions and concerns about.

  • Utility-Scale Solar Project Design Becomes More Accessible

    Posted 20 January 2015 12:00 AM by David Spieldenner

    The First Solar Energy Capacity Assessment Tool is a self-service design resource for developers

  • AC Power Block: Bringing Energy to Everyone

    Posted 18 December 2014 10:42 AM by Mark McIntyre

    When it comes to delivering energy across the globe, First Solar distributes bankable PV energy at the lowest Levelized Cost of Electricity (LCOE) in the world's most diverse regions. With our AC Power Block offering, we are able to maximize energy output and grid stability through proven plant technologies and services.

  • The Next Generation Utility-Scale PV Plant

    Posted 9 December 2014 1:22 PM by Mahesh Morjaria

    As the average cost per kWh of utility-scale PV projects continues to drop, the levelized cost of energy (LCOE) for solar is reaching grid parity in some parts of the world. The next-generation utility-scale PV plant holds the promise of making solar energy even more cost-effective.

  • Tracking Systems Help Boost the Eco-Efficiency of PV Power Plants

    Posted 26 June 2013 1:36 PM by First Solar

    Eco-efficiency is the concept of creating more value with less environmental impact. First Solar’s mission ‘to create enduring value by enabling a world powered by clean and affordable solar electricity’ articulates the company’s commitment to eco-efficiency. By producing affordable PV power plants with proven energy yield advantages along with the smallest carbon footprint, lowest water use, and fastest energy payback time of all solar technologies, First Solar is leading the way with eco-efficient PV energy solutions.

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