Leading the World’s Sustainable Energy Future

Founded in 1999, First Solar is a leading American solar technology company and global provider of responsibly produced eco-efficient solar modules advancing the fight against climate change. The company is unique among the world’s ten largest solar manufacturers for being the only US-headquartered company and not manufacturing in China. First Solar’s advanced thin film photovoltaic (PV) modules represent the next generation of solar technologies, providing a competitive, high-performance, lower-carbon alternative to conventional crystalline silicon (c-Si) PV panels.

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20+ Yrs

Founded in 1999


Expected Global Annual Nameplate Capacity in 2026


Cumulative R&D Investment

Up to 4X

Lower Carbon Footprint

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