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Two engineers working on First Solar’s Desert Sunlight Solar Farm were killed yesterday when their plane crashed near the construction site close to Joshua Tree National Park.
The first acquisition of PV power plants since GE and First Solar struck a business partnership has taken place, without the financial details being disclosed.
Scientists at the Empa Institute in Switzerland claim to have achieved 11.5% conversion efficiency for a CdTe solar cell by doping it with copper.
According to the latest findings from NPD Solarbuzz, the continued competitiveness of conventional c-Si technologies and market overcapacity is taking its toll on PV thin-film market share.
First Solar will start a 100MW manufacturing line for crystalline silicon cells for the residential distributed market from the end of next year with production scaling from 2015, it was revealed yesterday.
Despite warning that revenue for the second quarter 2013 could impacted by timelines for PV project sales, leading PV energy provider (PVEP) First Solar reported worse than expected sales while downgrading full-year revenue guidance.
Leading PV energy provider (PVEP), First Solar, has claimed to be the first thin-film module manufacturer to have received ‘Thresher’ test certification from TÜV Rheinland.
GE has decided to cancel plans to ramp its own cadmium telluride (CdTe) thin-film operations in Aurora, Colorado, instead selling the intellectual property portfolio to CdTe leader, First Solar.
An agreement between First Solar and US regional power provider Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM) to construct a total of 23MW of solar power generating capacity across three sites is awaiting approval by the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission.
First Solar is to offer 8.5 million shares at US$46.00 per share potentially bringing in US$391 million of new capital to build PV power plants.
The leading PVEP (Photovoltaics energy provider) First Solar plans to offer over 9 million new shares to raise funds to build PV power plants.
Mary Beth Gustafsson, executive vice president, general counsel and secretary to thin-film leader, First Solar, is to leave the company in October by mutual consent, according to an SEC filing.
Leading PV energy provider (PVEP), First Solar reported first quarter revenue of US$755 million in the quarter, a decrease of US$320 million from the fourth quarter of 2012 but exceeded slightly the top range of guidance.
Chinese polysilicon manufacturer firm Daqo has announced the resignation of its chief operation officer (COO) Qiangmin Zhou.
NextEra Energy’s 1GW plans for the Blythe solar farm in California, once expected to be the world’s largest solar energy power plant, have been cut in half to make the project viable.