First Solar signs 20-year power purchase agreements with the cities of Pasadena, Riverside, Colton, and Azusa for electricity to be generated at the 40MW (AC) Kingbird PV power plant in Kern County, California. With its PPA, the City of Pasadena will reach its goal of obtaining 40% of its power from Category 1 renewable energy.
First Solar reports record quarterly net sales of $1.3 billion for Q3 2013, topping Wall Street's forecast of $988.6 million. The company’s GAAP EPS during this year’s third quarter were $1.94 per share; Non-GAAP EPS were $2.28 per share.
First Solar agrees to sell the 250MW Silver State South Solar Project to a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources. The deal is expected to close in early 2014, and terms of the transaction have not been not disclosed.
First Solar will report financial results for Q3 2013 on Thursday, October 31.
First Solar agrees to construct the 250MW McCoy Solar Energy Project in Riverside County, California, for a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources
The five millionth solar module has been installed this week at the Topaz Solar Farm, one of the largest solar projects under construction in the world.
First Solar acquired the 250MW Moapa Solar Project from K Road. The project, located on he Moapa River Indian Reservation in Clark County, northeast of Las Vegas, Nevada, is the first large-scale solar project approved to be constructed on tribal land in North America.
FirstEnergy announces a Request for Proposal will be issued to purchase both In-State and All-State Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs), and both In-State and All-State Renewable Energy Credits (RECs).
Micheal Ahearn, Chairman of First Solar, sold 800,000 shares over the past month for approximately $118.9 million.
Wall Street Journal
Tom Werner and Robert Gillette among green CEO who petition to keep congress from slashing DOE loan guarantee program (from $50 to $26 billion) and cash grants, which would hamper solar projects.
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