First Solar is a leading global provider of comprehensive photovoltaic (PV) solar systems using advanced module and system technology. Through determined innovation, we have achieved a significant milestone by delivering solar energy that is an economically attractive alternative to fossil-fuel sourced electricity. From module sales through turnkey power plant development and operations and maintenance, First Solar is a reliable, world-class partner for clean, renewable energy generation.
First Solar has developed, financed, engineered, constructed and currently operates many of the world’s largest grid-connected PV power plants. Their experience across the solar value chain reduces risk while delivering more reliable, dependable and cost-effective solutions for our customers.
No company invests more in R&D advancing their technology to rapidly increase their energy yield, lower LCOE and provide stable grid integration.
High-Efficiency Technology with a Proven Energy Advantage As a field-proven technology, First Solar’s high-efficiency modules offer a clear energy yield advantage over silicon-based modules by delivering competitive efficiency, higher real-world energy yield and long-term reliability. Proven to deliver up to 7.5% more usable energy per nameplate watt than competing technologies, and a record of reliable plant performance, First Solar technology delivers more energy, more consistently, over the lifetime of the power plant.
Profitable Growth and Stability With over 17GW of modules sold today, First Solar has a demonstrated history of financial stability and manufacturing success. As a project partner, they bring extensive expertise into how today’s PV power plants are developed, financed, designed, constructed and operated to maximize profitability for otheir customers and strategic partners.