First Solar PV Modules Certified by UL for 1000-Volt Systems
TEMPE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced that its advanced
thin-film Series 3 photovoltaic (PV) solar modules have been listed by
UL (Underwriters Laboratories) as meeting standards UL1703 and ULC1703
for use in PV systems up to 1000 volts. This system voltage is typical
for utility-scale PV power plants.
"First Solar is pleased that UL has validated the quality and safety of
our modules, which are the first thin-film PV modules to receive this
certification," said Tom Kuster, First Solar Vice President of Product
Management and System Technology.
The company's modules were previously UL listed as meeting those
standards for use in PV systems up to 600 volts.
First Solar is the leading developer and provider of utility-scale solar
PV power plants, with a North American project pipeline of more than 2.9
gigawatts (GW). The company has produced nearly 80 million modules,
generating more than 6 GW of power around the world.
About First Solar, Inc.
First Solar is a leading global provider of comprehensive photovoltaic
(PV) solar systems which use its advanced thin-film modules. The
company's integrated power plant solutions deliver an economically
attractive alternative to fossil-fuel electricity generation today. From
raw material sourcing through end-of-life module collection and
recycling, First Solar's renewable energy systems protect and enhance
the environment. For more information about First Solar, please visit www.firstsolar.com.
For First Solar Investors
This release contains forward-looking statements which are made pursuant
to the safe harbor provisions of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange
Act of 1934. The forward-looking statements in this release do not
constitute guarantees of future performance. Those statements involve a
number of factors that could cause actual results to differ materially,
including risks associated with the company's business involving the
company's products, their development and distribution, economic and
competitive factors and the company's key strategic relationships and
other risks detailed in the company's filings with the Securities and
Exchange Commission. First Solar assumes no obligation to update any
forward-looking information contained in this press release or with
respect to the announcements described herein.
First Solar, Inc.
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