Post Tagged with: "First Solar"

OMCO’s Field-Fast racking design incorporates value-added touches that leverage its OEM factory-direct capability.

Saving studies for modular, FieldFast ground-mount system reveal big cost reductions

June 14, 2018 at 7:09 am 0 comments

In this uncertain #TrumpTariffs market, many investors have less appetite for newer, less proven systems, seeing that as another avenue of risk in projects where pennies and seconds count more than ever. This puts the spotlight on companies and products that can deliver the most certainty in terms of upfrontRead More

Update on First Solar’s new U.S. manufacturing plant

Update on First Solar’s new U.S. manufacturing plant

May 2, 2018 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Rudolph Libbe Inc., of the Rudolph Libbe Group, will serve as design/build contractor for First Solar Inc.’s new $400 million solar module manufacturing facility in Lake Township, Ohio. Construction is expected to begin in mid-2018 on the 1 million-square-foot facility, which will manufacture Series 6 thin-film PV modules and tripleRead More

First Solar awarded 200-MW project via Georgia Power’s Renewable Energy Development Initiative

First Solar awarded 200-MW project via Georgia Power’s Renewable Energy Development Initiative

February 22, 2018 at 2:16 pm Comments are Disabled

First Solar is set to proceed with the development and construction of a 200-MWac solar power plant in Twiggs County, Ga. First Solar was awarded the installation as part of a 525 MWac RFP for Georgia Power’s Renewable Energy Development Initiative (REDI). “This is a tremendously exciting opportunity for FirstRead More

First Solar to provide warranty service for Power Electronics inverters

First Solar to provide warranty service for Power Electronics inverters

January 10, 2018 at 8:32 am Comments are Disabled

First Solar and Power Electronics have finalized an agreement to utilize First Solar’s PV Operations & Maintenance (O&M) team to provide Power Electronics warranty service on inverters installed throughout the United States. This unique relationship enables tangible owner value by reducing response time and repair time. The arrangement allows PowerRead More

First Solar Series 6 PV modules are now rolling off U.S. production lines

First Solar Series 6 PV modules are now rolling off U.S. production lines

December 6, 2017 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

Tariffs or no tariffs, First Solar is ready to install a ton of PV, making a big splash this week by officially unveiling its first functional Series 6 thin film photovoltaic modules from its Perrysburg, Ohio, production line, as well announcing nearly 800 MW of new affiliate deals. Series 6Read More

Module Evolution: What big-time PV improvements will boost panel efficiency?

Module Evolution: What big-time PV improvements will boost panel efficiency?

October 2, 2017 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

The solar industry is forever in need of constant innovation and scientific breakthrough. Even now, with PV capacity reaching record highs, prices continuing to fall and efficiencies inching up, more innovation is needed. A lot more. (Not to mention whatever fallout is felt in the module market following the SectionRead More

Lux Research: Thin-film solar modules could challenge silicon in the coming years

Lux Research: Thin-film solar modules could challenge silicon in the coming years

May 16, 2017 at 8:28 am Comments are Disabled

The two leading thin-film solar manufacturers, First Solar and Solar Frontier, represent a combined manufacturing capacity of 4 GW. While they do not pose a short-term challenge to crystalline silicon players’ market dominance, ongoing innovations will ensure thin-film remains a significant player, according to Lux Research. Of the two, First SolarRead More

First Solar sells Moapa Southern Paiute Solar project to Capital Dynamics

First Solar sells Moapa Southern Paiute Solar project to Capital Dynamics

April 10, 2017 at 6:55 am Comments are Disabled

First Solar completed the sale of the cash equity interests in the 250 MW AC Moapa Southern Paiute Solar Project in Nevada to global private asset manager Capital Dynamics. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. You may recall that this was one of our Projects of the Year forRead More

Investor outlook: Four solar companies to watch as the industry matures

Investor outlook: Four solar companies to watch as the industry matures

February 14, 2017 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

The following perspective was shared with us via Financialbuzz.com Over the course of the last several years the solar industry has finally gone mainstream. A recent research published on December 12, 2016 by The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) shows how much progress has been made. The U.S. installed 4,143Read More

First Solar jumping to Series 6 module production, layoffs forthcoming

First Solar jumping to Series 6 module production, layoffs forthcoming

November 21, 2016 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

First Solar is changing things up amid some uncertain times for large, industry leaders like themselves. In terms of production, the company announced the acceleration of its Series 6 modules into 2018, with approximately 3 GW of production expected in 2019. Over the course of 2017 and 2018 the company’s existingRead More