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GEM Energy constructing solar array at Ohio’s Penta Career Center with First Solar Series 6 panels

GEM Energy constructing solar array at Ohio’s Penta Career Center with First Solar Series 6 panels

January 27, 2020 at 9:12 am 0 comments

Construction begins this spring in Perrysburg, Ohio, on a $2 million solar array that will provide nearly 60 percent of the electricity needs for Penta Career Center, a career technical high school serving 1,400 students in northwest Ohio. The fixed-tilt, ground-mount array will be located on six acres at theRead More

First Solar’s stock dropped last week after a Barclays Capital downgrade

First Solar’s stock dropped last week after a Barclays Capital downgrade

January 20, 2020 at 11:59 am 0 comments

Investor website Motley Fool noticed that First Solar’s stock was taking a hit last week (9.8% as of their alert) and they traced the reason back to British investment bank Barclays Capital, which “downgraded First Solar two notches — all the way from overweight to underweight, assigning a target priceRead More

Details on a portfolio of five huge solar plants (1.7 GW total) coming to California, Texas via Intersect Power, Signal Energy

Details on a portfolio of five huge solar plants (1.7 GW total) coming to California, Texas via Intersect Power, Signal Energy

October 2, 2019 at 2:47 pm Comments are Disabled

Intersect Power, a utility-scale renewable energy developer, along with Chattanooga, Tenn.-based EPC Signal Energy, has five massive shovel-ready projects, located in California and Texas, ready to begin construction in 2020. Signal and Intersect have been working over the past 18 months to design this large portfolio of solar power plants thatRead More

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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