First Solar, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, and the Moapa Tribe of Native Americans break ground on the first utility-scale solar project on Native American land in the U.S.
First Solar announces it has set a new thin-film efficiency record of 17%. In addition, the company is developing a next-generation PV power plant. The company expects strong earnings for 2014, as reflected in the financial guidance provided today.
First Solar announces it's set a new world record for cadmium-telluride (CdTe) PV solar cell conversion efficiency. The company achieved a 20.4% conversion efficiency confirmed by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
First Solar announces it has named Paul Kaleta Executive Vice President and General Counsel. Kaleta comes with considerable experience, including work for Koch Industries, NV Energy, and Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation.
First Solar announces it it will report financial results for the fourth quarter and full-year ended December 31, 2013, after the market closes on Tuesday, February 25, 2014. The company will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss the results at 4:30 p.m. ET that day.
First Solar announces it's begun construction on Phase I of the Barilla Solar Project in Pecos County, Texas. The 22 MW project is expected to begin commercial operation in mid-2014.
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.
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