Tag Archive for First Solar

AGL In NSW – Australia’s Largest Utility-Scale Solar Power Project In Construction Phase

First Solar (Nasdaq: FSLR) has just started construction of Australia’s largest utility-scale solar project, a 250 hectare solar plant in Nyngan, New South Wales (NSW). Less than six months after AGL Energy Limited achieved financial close for project, First Solar today breaks ground on the

First Solar to Deliver 155MW of Photovoltaic Projects for AGL Energy

AGL Energy Ltd. (AGK), Australia’s largest developer of renewable energy projects, said it will go ahead with a A$450 million ($408 million) solar project in New South Wales state with First Solar Inc. (FSLR) AGL has engaged First Solar to construct a 102MW [AC] solar

First Solar To Build Three Solar Installations In New Mexico Totaling 23MW

First Solar has signed an agreement with Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM) to construct three solar power plants totaling 23 megawatts (MW)AC of generating capacity. First Solar will provide EPC services, using its thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules. PNM is the largest electrical provider

NREL With R&D 100 Award With High-efficiency Silicon Solar Cell

A high-efficiency silicon photovoltaic (PV) cell developed at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has been named among this year’s most significant innovations by R&D Magazine. TetraSun, now a division of First Solar, Inc., has developed an innovative cell architecture and manufacturing process

Main Photovoltaic Modules Manufacturers in 2012 (in MWp)

The table below lists the main photovoltaic modules manufacturers in 2012 (in MWp) Company Technologies Country Production lines in Production capacity Modules 2012 (in MWp) Production/ Sales/ Shipment of modules 2012 (in MWp) Turnover 2012 (in M€) Employees in 2012 Yingli Green Energy Wafers, mono

News Roundup – 05.03.2013

New Record for Thin-Film Solar PV Efficiency First Solar, Inc. has set a new world record for cadmium-telluride (CdTe) photovoltaic (PV) solar cell conversion efficiency, achieving 18.7 percent cell efficiency in tests confirmed by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The

Selected Headlines – 25.10.2012

Concentrated Solar Power Could Supply 11.3% of Global Electricity by 2050 Global concentrated solar power (CSP) markets are growing faster than ever. CSP’s dispatchability, increased efficiency and track record in innovation has led to projections that by 2050, with appropriate support, CSP could provide 11.3%