Why is solar power becoming more viable? Because of things like this: First Solar has pushed the efficiency of its cadmium-telluride cells to a record 20.4 percent.
Japan’s burgeoning solar market beckons, and thin-film, utility-scale specialist First Solar answers the call – with crystalline silicon?
First Solar’s abandoned factory in Mesa, Ariz., will become home to an Apple supplier, with solar on top.
First Solar will build a 250-megawatt solar power plant in the California desert, while work begins on Canada’s largest PV project ever.
By jointly harnessing their expertise in research and development, industry leaders GE and First Solar have the potential to dominate the solar energy industry, a good news story for the U.S.
GE, after planning to take on First Solar’s thin-film leadership, sells its tech to its once rival in exchange for an ownership stake.
First Solar says the financing is now in place to build Australia’s biggest utility-scale PV plants, one 102 megawatts, the other 53.
Utility-scale solar developers and Riverside County, eyed as a key site for projects, agree on a reduced annual power-production fee (or is it a tax?)
A 66-megawatt PV plant, currently the largest operating in California, is cranking out maximum power for several hours a day in northern Los Angeles County.
Solar PV could meet the world’s electricity demand In 2050 using less than 1 percent of Earth’s land, a new report says.
A 4.1-megawatt rooftop array will put First Solar’s big new – and idle – manufacturing plant in Mesa, Ariz., to some use.