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Toggle Summary First Solar Announces New U.S. Manufacturing Plant
500 new jobs in Ohio , $400 million capital investment Production facility will triple company’s U.S. capacity TEMPE, Ariz. , April 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq:FSLR) today announced plans to build a new solar module manufacturing facility near its existing Perrysburg,
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Toggle Summary First Solar, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2018 Financial Results
Net sales of $567 million  GAAP EPS of $0.78 Cash and marketable securities of $2.9 billion , net cash of $2.4 billion YTD net bookings of 3.3GW DC ; 2.0GW DC booked since prior earnings call Series 6 module production commenced in early April TEMPE, Ariz.
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Toggle Summary First Solar, Inc. To Announce First Quarter 2018 Financial Results on April 26, 2018
TEMPE, Ariz. , April 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) will report financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018 , after the market closes on Thursday, April 26, 2018 . The Company will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss these results and updated
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Toggle Summary Vectren Selects Partner, Announces Location for 50 Megawatts of Renewable Energy in Southwestern Indiana
- Vectren chooses Spencer County for solar array EVANSVILLE, Ind. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 13, 2018-- Today, Vectren Energy Delivery of Indiana (Vectren) and First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) announced that Vectren has selected First Solar to build the 50-megawatt (MW) solar array outlined last month
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Toggle Summary First Solar, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter & Full Year 2017 Financial Results
Net sales of $2.9 billion for 2017 and $339 million for the fourth quarter GAAP loss per share of $(1.59) for 2017 and $(4.14) for the fourth quarter Fourth quarter results include charges of $408 million, or $(3.91) per share, from U.S. tax reform Non-GAAP EPS of $2.59 for 2017 and non-GAAP loss per share of $(0.25) for the fourth quarter Cash and marketable securities of $3.0 billion, net cash of $2.6 billion 7.7GWDC of 2017 net bookings; 1.3GWDC of 2018 YTD net bookings Raise 2018 revenue, EPS and net cash guidance
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Toggle Summary First Solar to Build 200MWac Solar Plant in Twiggs County, Ga.
Constructed for Georgia Power REDI Program, 2,000-Acre Site Will Be Largest Solar Facility in Southeast U.S. TEMPE, Ariz. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 21, 2018-- First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) is set to proceed with development and construction of a 200-megawatt (MW)ac photovoltaic (PV) solar power
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Toggle Summary APS, First Solar Partner on Arizona’s Largest Battery Storage Project
50-MW solar plus storage facility will serve APS customers during hot summer months PHOENIX --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 12, 2018-- Two homegrown leaders in renewable energy, Arizona Public Service and First Solar (Nasdaq: FSLR), are bringing a first-of-its-kind 50-megawatt (MW) solar-fueled battery to
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Toggle Summary First Solar, Inc. To Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Financial Results on February 22, 2018
TEMPE, Ariz. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 8, 2018-- First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) will report financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2017 , after the market closes on Thursday, February 22, 2018 . The Company will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss these
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Toggle Summary 8point3, the Joint-Venture Yieldco of First Solar and SunPower, Enters into a Definitive Agreement to be Acquired by Capital Dynamics View HTML
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Toggle Summary First Solar to Provide Power Electronics Warranty Services
FS Energy Services' expertise to strengthen inverter manufacturer’s commitment to customers TEMPE, Ariz. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 9, 2018-- First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) and Power Electronics have finalized an agreement to utilize First Solar’s market-leading PV Operations & Maintenance (O&M)
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Toggle Summary First Solar to Power Zorlu Enerji’s 100MW Solar Power Plant in Pakistan
First utility-scale project in Pakistan to be powered by First Solar’s high-performance thin film modules TEMPE, Ariz. & ISTANBUL --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 19, 2017-- First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced that it is supplying over 860,000 high-performance thin film modules to power a 100
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Toggle Summary First Solar Announces Full-Year 2018 Financial Guidance
Net sales of $2.3 to $2.5 billion EPS of $1.25 to $1.75 Ending net cash of $1.6 to $1.8 billion TEMPE, Ariz. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 5, 2017-- First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced full-year 2018 guidance. First Solar’s Chief Financial Officer, Alex Bradley , provided the guidance and
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Toggle Summary First Solar Presents First Functional Series 6 Module
Production-scale throughput marks a major milestone in factory retooling Expansion of Vietnam production facility also announced TEMPE, Ariz. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 5, 2017-- First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today unveiled the first functional Series 6 thin film photovoltaic module off the
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Toggle Summary First Solar and D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments Ink Module Deal
200MWdc of Series 6 modules slated for DESRI Project Pipeline TEMPE, Ariz. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 5, 2017-- First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) announced today that it has completed a module sale deal with an affiliate of D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments, L.L.C.
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Toggle Summary First Solar and Origis Energy Confirm Module Sale Agreement
595MWdc over three years includes Series 4 and Series 6 applications TEMPE, Ariz. & MIAMI --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 5, 2017-- First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) and Origis Energy USA announced today they have completed a module sale deal totaling 595 Megawatts (MW)dc and spanning a three-year delivery
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Toggle Summary First Solar To Host Analyst Day on Tuesday, December 5th
TEMPE, Ariz. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 29, 2017-- First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) will host its 2017 Analyst Day on Tuesday, December 5th via a live webcast. Presentations by the Company’s management team will begin at 10:30 AM EST and will include updates on First Solar’s business outlook,
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Toggle Summary PlantPredict™ Energy Modeling Used as Basis for Project Performance Guarantees
Three projects total more than 350MW TEMPE, Ariz. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 1, 2017-- First Solar , Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) has confirmed that PlantPredict™, the company’s utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) energy prediction software, has been used to generate the reference energy predictions in the
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Toggle Summary First Solar, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results
Net sales of $1.1 billion GAAP EPS of $1.95 Cash and marketable securities of $2.7 billion , net cash of $2.4 billion 4.5GW dc quarterly net bookings, 6.7GW dc YTD net bookings Raises EPS guidance for 2017 TEMPE, Ariz. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 26, 2017-- First Solar, Inc.
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Toggle Summary First Solar, Inc. to Announce Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results on October 26, 2017
TEMPE, Ariz. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 16, 2017-- First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) will report financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2017 , after the market closes on Thursday, October 26, 2017 . The Company will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss these results and
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