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Toggle Summary First Solar Signs Sales Collaboration Deal with Turkey's Zorlu Holding
Zorlu Solar to become major distributor of First Solar modules in 26 countries MAINZ, Germany/ISTANBUL, Turkey, February 15, 2017 – First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced that it has entered into a collaborative sales agreement with Zorlu Holding, A.S., a Turkish business and
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Toggle Summary First Solar, Inc. to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results on February 21, 2017
TEMPE, Ariz. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) will report financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2016 , after the market closes on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 . The Company will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss these results and
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Toggle Summary First Solar Selected for 63MW Kidston Solar Project in Australia
SYDNEY --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today welcomes the news that Genex Power Limited (ASX: GNX, Genex Power ) has achieved financial close for the Kidston Phase One Solar Project in Queensland, Australia . First Solar will supply 63 megawatts (MW) dc of advanced thin-film
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Toggle Summary First Solar Awarded 140MW Module Supply Contract for Australia's Largest Solar Project
BRISBANE, Australia --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced it has been awarded the module supply contract for the 140 megawatt (MW) DC Sun Metals Solar Farm in North Queensland (QLD), Australia . It will be Australia's largest solar project once constructed, and
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Toggle Summary Prime Road Group and First Solar Complete 18MW of Solar Farms in Thailand
BANGKOK --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Prime Road Group and First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) welcome the completion of four solar farms totaling 18 megawatts (MW DC ) of capacity in Thailand . Located across the Ayutthaya and Pathum Thani Provinces, the Prime Road Group Co-Op Project (Project) utilizes more
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Toggle Summary First Solar, Inc. Announces Acceleration of Series 6 Solar Module Production to 2018; Restructures Operations; Updates 2016 Guidance & Provides 2017 Guidance
Approximately 3 Gigawatts of Series 6 Production Expected in 2019 Series 4 Production to be Phased Out; Series 5 Product Cancelled 2016 Restructuring and Asset Impairment Charges of $500 to $700 million , Primarily Non-Cash 2016 GAAP EPS Guidance Revised to a Loss of ( $4.00 ) to ( $2.00 ) 2016
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Toggle Summary First Solar to Announce 2017 Financial Guidance on November 16, 2016
TEMPE, Ariz. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Solar, Inc. ( NASDAQ : FSLR) will host its 2017 guidance call after the market closes on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. EST . The Company will discuss the outlook for 2017 and conduct a question and answer session.
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Toggle Summary First Solar, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results
Net sales of $688 million GAAP earnings per share of $1.49 Non-GAAP earnings per share of $1.22 Cash and marketable securities of $2.1 billion , net cash of $1.3 billion Maintain 2016 EPS guidance; Revenue guidance lowered for revised project sale timing TEMPE, Ariz.
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Toggle Summary First Solar, MCE Sign Power Purchase Agreement
Community Choice Aggregator taps into 40MW AC first phase of Little Bear Solar Project TEMPE, Ariz. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) and MCE today announced that MCE has entered into a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for electricity generated from 40MW AC of First Solar's Little
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Toggle Summary First Solar, Inc. To Announce Third Quarter Financial Results on November 2, 2016
TEMPE, Ariz. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Solar, Inc. ( NASDAQ : FSLR) will report financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2016 , after the market closes on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 . The Company will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss these results and updated
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Toggle Summary First Solar Commissions 52.5MW Shams Ma'an Plant in Jordan
PV power plant accounts for approximately 1% of Jordan's total power generation capacity TEMPE, Ariz. & AMMAN, Jordan --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced that it has commissioned the 52.5 megawatt (MW) AC Shams Ma'an project in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan , on
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Toggle Summary First Solar Announces Board Transition
TEMPE, Ariz. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Solar, Inc. ( NASDAQ : FSLR) (the "Company") today announced that following the Company's successful leadership transition, the First Solar Board of Directors and James A. Hughes have mutually agreed that Mr. Hughes will no longer serve in an advisory capacity
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Toggle Summary First Solar Wins 160MW of Module Contracts in Turkey
Turkish energy companies select First Solar modules to power projects TEMPE, Ariz. & ISTANBUL --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced that it has booked 160 Megawatts (MW) DC of photovoltaic (PV) module sales in Turkey in the first half of 2016.
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Toggle Summary First Solar Connects 130 MW of Utility-Scale Solar Power to the Grid in India
Self-developed projects now total 150MW AC NEW DELHI --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Solar, Inc. ( NASDAQ : FSLR) Indian subsidiary First Solar Power India Pvt. Ltd. today announced the successful commercial operation of 80 MW AC and 50 MW AC capacity in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana respectively.
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Toggle Summary First Solar, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results
Net sales of $934 million GAAP earnings per share of $0.13 Non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.87 Cash and marketable securities of $1.7 billion , net cash of $1.4 billion 1.4GWdc bookings year-to-date; 0.8GWdc of new bookings TEMPE, Ariz. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Solar, Inc.
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Toggle Summary D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments Acquires Rancho Seco Solar Project from First Solar
TEMPE, Ariz. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) and D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments, L.L.C. (DESRI) today announced the acquisition by a DESRI affiliate of the 11 Megawatt (MW) AC Rancho Seco Solar Project in Sacramento County, California , from First Solar .
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Toggle Summary First Solar Books 121MW in Community Solar Sales
Utility-scale distributed generation broadens consumer access to solar power Projects under construction by M+W Energy TEMPE, Ariz. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) announced today that it has sales bookings of 121 Megawatts (MW) DC of advanced technology thin film modules which
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Toggle Summary First Solar, Inc. to Announce Second Quarter Financial Results on August 3, 2016
TEMPE, Ariz. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Solar, Inc. ( NASDAQ : FSLR) will report financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2016 , after the market closes on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 . The Company will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss these results and updated outlook for
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Toggle Summary First Solar Recognizes NSG Vietnam Glass Industries with Supplier Award
“Outstanding Quality Award” bestowed on TCO glass supplier TEMPE, Ariz., July 20, 2016 – First Solar (Nasdaq: FSLR) has recognized NSG Group company Vietnam Glass Industries (VGI) with the solar module manufacturer’s 2016 Outstanding Quality Award, citing the
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Toggle Summary First Solar Shifts Malaysian Production Capacity to Series 5 Assembly
TetraSun product line discontinued to accommodate reallocation TEMPE, Ariz. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) announced today that it is reallocating production capacity at its Kulim, Malaysia, facility to support a new assembly line dedicated to the company's recently announced
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