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Ayana Renewable acquires 100 per cent stake in two assets of First Solar in Karnataka

Ayana Renewable Power on Tuesday said it has acquired 100 per cent equity stake in two First Solar-developed photovoltaic (PV) solar power plants in Karnataka for an undisclosed amount. The total capacity of these plants is megawatts (MW), the company said in a statement. “The 100 per cent acquisition of the two projects, located in […]

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First Solar cuts 2018 earnings and sales outlook, shares slide

First Solar Inc lowered its earnings and sales forecasts for the year on Thursday, citing lower-than-expected sales of solar panels, higher costs to ramp up manufacturing and the shift of a project sale into next year. The company’s share slid 8 percent to $40 in after-hours trading following the announcement, after closing at $43.52 on […]

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Origis Energy Acquires 200MW GA Solar 4 Project from First Solar

Origis Energy has acquired the GA Solar 4 Project from First Solar. The 200MWAC photovoltaic solar generation asset, located in Twiggs County, Georgia, near Warner Robins, is expected to be the largest solar power plant in the southeastern United States when completed. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Origis will sell all energy and […]

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First Solar Receives Outstanding Project Award at InterSolar EU

In the award citation, the Smarter E review jury called the study “proof of concept… a game-changer for large-scale solar plants” that demonstrated how “solar power plants can not only reduce the need for carbon-emitting resources, but can also improve system performance and operate with significantly higher levels of variable generation.” First Solar has received […]

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First Solar to build a new solar module manufacturing facility in US

First Solar announced plans to build a new solar module manufacturing facility near its existing Perrysburg, Ohio flagship plant. The 1.2 gigawatt factory is expected to create 500 new jobs in northwestern Ohio, and will produce the company’s advanced technology Series 6 thin film photovoltaic (PV) module. The expansion plan calls for a 1 million […]

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Arctech Solar provides 46MWp Mounting Structure to First Solar’s Gunma Project in Japan

Arctech Solar recently shipped 46MWp racking system to First Solar’s solar power plant in Gunma, Japan. Arctech Solar has supplied a fixed-mounting structure, which is well-equipped for First Solar’s new Series 6 thin-film module, to the Japanese market said the company in a statement. This project is expected to start commercial operation in early 2019, […]

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Vectren selects First Solar to build the 50 MW solar array in Southwestern Indiana

Vectren Energy Delivery of Indiana and First Solar announced that Vectren has selected First Solar to build the 50-megawatt (MW) solar array outlined last month as part of Vectren’s long-term electric generation transition plan. During the past few months, Vectren has been working with Orion Renewable Power Resources, LLC, a joint venture between Orion Renewable […]

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APS, First Solar Partner on Arizona’s Largest Battery Storage Project

Two homegrown leaders in renewable energy, Arizona Public Service (APS) and First Solar, are bringing a first-of-its-kind 50-megawatt (MW) solar-fueled battery to the desert to provide clean power to Arizonans on hot summer days. This project will make Arizona home to one of the largest battery storage systems in the country. The innovative design models […]

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Adani Group ranked 12th among top 15 global utility solar power developers

Adani Group has been named in the top 15 global utility solar power developers that includes likes of First Solar, Total, SunEdison and Engie. Adani, ranked 12th, is the only Indian company on the list put out by Greentech Media, a Wood Mackenzie business. “We have only included companies that are active in developing projects […]

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First Solar to Power Zorlu Enerji’s 100MW Solar Power Plant in Pakistan

First Solar is supplying over 860,000 high-performance thin film modules to power a 100 megawatt (MW)AC utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) solar power plant developed by Zorlu Enerji in Pakistan. The Independent Power Producer (IPP) facility, part of the Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park in the country’s Punjab province, is expected to be completed and connected to the electricity […]

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