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|1.||Election of Directors.|
|2.||Ratification of appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as First Solar, Inc.s Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for the fiscal year ending December 26, 2009.|
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|*** Exercise Your Right to Vote *** IMPORTANT NOTICE Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials Meeting Information Meeting Type: Annual Meeting FIRST SOLAR, INC. , For holders as of: April 14, 2009 Date: June 04, 2009 Time: 10:00 AM PDT B ~ Location: Desert Willow Conference Ctr . A 4340 E. Cotton Center Blvd. R Phoenix, AZ 85040 BROKER C LOGO J o HERE o You are receiving this communication because you hold E shares in the above named company . Re tur n Address L j ne 1 Retur n Addres s Line 2 This is not a ballot. You cannot use this notice to vote Re turn Address Line 3 5 1 I1E RCEDES WA Y these shares . This communication presents only an EDGEWOOD N Y 11 717 overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet.You may view the proxy Investor Address L ne 1 I nvestor Address L ne 2 materials online at www.proxyvote.com or easily request a Investor Address L ne 3 paper copy (see reverse side) . Investor Address L ne 4 Investor Address L ne 5 We encourage you to access and review all of the John Sample important information contained in the proxy materials 1234 ANYWHERE STREET before voting . ANY CITY, ON A1A 1 A1 :~See~fhereVerSeside ofthis notice to obtain ~~~~~~,.~.~~~rials and voting instructions. . III11111111111111111 IIII11111111111 11 1111111111111 III Broadridge Internal Use Onl y Job # Envel ope # Sequ ence # # of # Sequence #|
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|Voting items The Board of Oi rectors recommends that you vote FOR the fo11 owi ng : 1 . El ecti on of Oi rectors I Nominees 01 Michael J. Ahearn 02 Craig Kennedy 03 James F . Nolan 04 J . Thomas Presby 05 Paul H. Stebbi ns 06 Michael Sweeney 07 Jose H. Villarreal The Board of Oirectors recommends you vote FOR the following proposal (s): B Ratification of appointment of Pricew aterhouseCoopers LLP as the Independent Registered Public Account ing Firm A for the fiscal year ending Oecember 26, 2009 R NOTE: Such other busin ess as may properly come before the meeting or any adjou rnment thereof. C 0 0 E -7 I 0000 0000 0000 I Broadridge Internal Use Only xxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxx Cusip Job # Enve l ope # Sequence # # of # Sequence #|
|Reserved for Broadridge Internal Control Information Voting Instructions THIS SPACE RESERVED FOR LANGUAGE PERTAINING TO BANKS AND BROKERS AS REQUIRED BY THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE :1 co co N N o o o Broadridge Internal Use Only 8, 1 Job # THIS SPACE RESERVED FOR SIGNATURES IF APPLICABLE Envelope # Sequence # # of # Sequence #|