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  • Last update: Monday 19 May 2014 [41 news items]

First Solar became largest PV module producer in 2009, says IMS

May 6, 10:29

Leading thin film manufacturer First Solar topped the rankings list for PV module suppliers in 2009, surpassing all of its crystalline rivals to ship more than 1GW of modules and...

Get ready for a solar push, says The Information Network

Apr 7, 09:59

World economies are inching up out of an economic quagmire and oil is at an 18 month high, which will have big implications on the solar industry. High oil prices will begin to fuel...

First Solar to beat crystalline competitors in 2009, says iSuppli

Sep 7, 14:17

Leveraging its low-cost thin-film process, US-based First Solar is expected to surpass its crystalline competitors to become the world's largest producer of photovoltaic (PV) cells...

First Solar expansion said to be posing pressure on thin-film PV module competitors

Mar 4, 14:38

US-based thin-film PV module supplier First Solar, ranked second among all makers of solar cells and modules around the world with output of 503MWp in 2008, will be expanding its...

First Solar cuts manufacturing costs to below US$1 per watt

Feb 26, 12:08

First Solar recently announced that it reduced its manufacturing cost for solar modules in the fourth quarter to US$0.98 per watt, breaking the US$1 per watt price barrier.

Thin-film solar cell makers look to First Solar as a benchmark

Sep 11, 01:10

While more new thin-film solar cell players from Asia are entering into polysilicon volume production in 2009, many of them have noted that their capacity has already been fully booked...

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