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Toggle Summary First Solar, Inc. to Announce First Quarter 2017 Financial Results on May 2, 2017
TEMPE, Ariz. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 24, 2017-- First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) will report financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2017 , after the market closes on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 . The Company will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss these results and updated
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Toggle Summary First Solar to Review Alternatives for the Sale of Its Interests in 8point3 Energy Partners
Seeks to fully align resources and capital in support of transition to Series 6 offering Remains firmly committed to utility-scale project development business TEMPE, Ariz. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) announced today that it, working together with its financial and legal
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Toggle Summary First Solar Sells Moapa Solar Project to Capital Dynamics
Cash equity ownership transfers to long-term owner Minority tax equity ownership held by GE Energy Financial Services , Goldman Sachs affiliate TEMPE, Ariz. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced it has completed the sale of the cash equity interests in the 250
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Toggle Summary First Solar to Deliver 48.5MW Manildra Solar Farm in Australia
Company's installed capacity to surpass 400MW in Australia SYDNEY --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced that financial close has been reached for the Manildra Solar Farm in New South Wales (NSW), Australia . First Solar will leverage its expertise in utility-scale
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Toggle Summary First Solar Begins Operation of 250 Megawatt Moapa Southern Paiute Solar Project
U.S. Senators Dean Heller and Catherine Cortez Masto Join First Solar and Moapa Band of Paiutes in Celebrating Commissioning of First Utility-Scale Solar Project on Tribal Land MOAPA, Nev. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) and the Moapa Band of Paiutes joined Sen.
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Toggle Summary First Solar, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter & Full Year 2016 Financial Results
Net sales of $3.0 billion for 2016 and $480 million for the fourth quarter GAAP loss per share of $(3.48) for 2016 and $(6.92) for the fourth quarter Non-GAAP EPS of $5.17 for 2016 and $1.24 for the fourth quarter Cash and marketable securities of $2.0 billion , net cash of $1.8 billion Maintain
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Toggle Summary First Solar Secures Syndicated Financing Arranged by Mizuho Bank for Utility-Scale Solar Project in Ishikawa, Japan
TOKYO --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) announced today that it has obtained non-recourse project debt financing of approximately 27 billion yen ( US$240 million ) in a syndicated loan arranged by Mizuho Bank Ltd. for a utility-scale solar project in Ishikawa prefecture, Japan .
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Toggle Summary Photosol Selects First Solar Technology to Power Utility-Scale PV Plants in France
Eco-efficient First Solar modules have 67% lower CO 2 footprint than Crystalline Silicon modules PARIS & TEMPE, Ariz. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced that Photosol, a French photovoltaic (PV) solar energy company, has selected its high performance, lower-carbon,
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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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