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Toggle Summary Neoen, First Solar To Deliver Lowest Cost Solar Electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa
Consortium secures 47.5MWAC project in Zambia, under the World Bank's Scaling Solar program
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Toggle Summary First Solar Names Georges Antoun as Chief Commercial Officer
Antoun will oversee global project and business development Joe Kishkill , President - International Business Development, to depart TEMPE, Ariz. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced that Georges Antoun , President - U.S.
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Toggle Summary First Solar Announces Leadership Transition
Mark R. Widmar Appointed Chief Executive Officer Effective July 1, 2016 Jim Hughes to Serve as Advisor and Remain on Board of Directors TEMPE, Ariz. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) (the "company") today announced that current Chief Financial Officer Mark R.
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Toggle Summary First Solar, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2016 Financial Results
Net sales of $848 million Earnings per share of $1.66 Cash and marketable securities of $1.9 billion , net cash of $1.6 billion 2016 EPS guidance range updated to $4.10 to $4.50 TEMPE, Ariz. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced financial results for the first quarter
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Toggle Summary First Solar, Inc. to Announce First Quarter Financial Results on April 27, 2016
TEMPE, Ariz. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Solar, Inc. ( NASDAQ : FSLR) will report financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2016 , after the market closes on Wednesday, April 27, 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, Silicon Ranch Build on Strategic Partnership
More than 230MW in new supply agreement Superior performance in hot, humid climates is key factor in Silicon Ranch selection TEMPE, Ariz. , & NASHVILLE, Tenn. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) and a subsidiary of Silicon Ranch Corporation have entered into a framework agreement
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Toggle Summary First Solar Marks 1 Gigawatt Milestone in India
First Solar Marks 1 Gigawatt Milestone in India New Delhi, March 28, 2016 - First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced that it has achieved one gigawatt (GW) DC of photovoltaic (PV) solar capacity shipped to India, making it the first thin film PV module manufacturer to achieve this milestone
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Toggle Summary First Solar Reaches 5GW of O&M Assets
TEMPE, Ariz. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Solar , Inc.'s (Nasdaq: FSLR) Operations & Maintenance group has announced it now has 5 gigawatts (GW) of assets in its portfolio of solar power plants, firmly establishing it as the largest solar O&M provider in the world.
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Toggle Summary First Solar Publishes 2015 Sustainability Report
Company creates enduring value by driving down the cost of solar electricity
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Toggle Summary skytron energy gains foothold in Japanese market with 20 MW win
Meet skytron energy at PV Expo in Tokyo on March 3, 2016 at session PV-8
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Toggle Summary First Solar, Thien Tan Group Sign MOU Targeting Utility Scale Project Development in Vietnam
First Solar, Thien Tan Group Sign MOU Targeting Utility Scale Project Development in Vietnam Vietnam, Quang Ngai, February 29, 2016 - First Solar, Inc (Nasdaq: FSLR), and Thien Tan Group have announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU), where First Solar will provide its advanced
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Toggle Summary First Solar, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter & Full Year 2015 Financial Results
Record annual net sales of $3.6 billion for 2015. Fourth quarter net sales of $942 million . Full year earnings per share of $5.37 . Fourth quarter EPS of $1.60 . Cash and marketable securities of $1.8 billion , net cash of $1.5 billion . Maintain 2016 EPS guidance at $4.00 to $4.50 .
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Toggle Summary First Solar EPC Surpasses 6GW of Global Installed Capacity
TEMPE, Ariz. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) announced today that in early February it surpassed 6 gigawatts (GW) DC of capacity installed by the company's Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) group. According to Alan Stringer , First Solar's Vice President of Global
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Toggle Summary First Solar Achieves Yet Another Cell Conversion Efficiency World Record
Thin film record 22.1 percent research cell continues performance advancement trend TEMPE, Ariz. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced it has established yet another world record for cadmium-telluride (CdTe) photovoltaic (PV) research cell conversion efficiency,
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Toggle Summary First Solar, Inc. to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Financial Results
Earnings call and webcast set for Tuesday, February 23, 2016 2016 Analyst Meeting and webcast to be held on April 5, 2016 TEMPE, Ariz. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Solar, Inc. ( NASDAQ : FSLR) will report financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2015 , after the market
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Toggle Summary skytron energy chosen for 86.2 MWp PV plant in South Africa
skytron energy's monitoring technology helps to regulate electricity in an energy intensive region
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Toggle Summary First Solar, Al Watania Agricultural Co. Pilot Solar-Powered Irrigation Project in Saudi Arabia
Clean electricity powers water pumping at Kingdom's landmark agricultural development
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Toggle Summary First Solar completes Australia's largest utility-scale solar plants
First Solar completes Australia's largest utility-scale solar plants
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Toggle Summary First Solar, California Utility Sign Agreements for 500MW
  Power to come from projects in California , Nevada and Arizona Utility becomes First Solar's largest off-taker TEMPE, Ariz. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Solar, Inc. ( NASDAQ : FSLR) and Southern California Edison (SCE) have announced the signing of Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) for the
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Toggle Summary skytron® energy partners with Strata Solar in the U.S.
German-US partnerships aims to connect 1.4 GWp by mid 2016
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