First Solar to Announce Fourth Quarter 2012 Financial Results on Tuesday, February 26, 2013

  First Solar to Announce Fourth Quarter 2012 Financial Results on Tuesday,
  February 26, 2013

Business Wire

TEMPE, Ariz. -- February 14, 2013

First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) will report financial results for the fourth
quarter and full-year ended December 31, 2012, after the market closes on
Tuesday, February 26, 2013. The Company will hold its quarterly conference
call to discuss these results and guidance at 4:30 PM ET. Investors may access
a live webcast of this conference call by visiting
http://investor.firstsolar.com/events.cfm.

An audio replay of the conference call will also be available approximately
two hours after the conclusion of the call. The audio replay will remain
available until Monday, March 4, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. EST and can be accessed by
dialing 888-203-1112 if you are calling from within the United States or
719-457-0820 if you are calling from outside the United States and entering
the replay pass code 4625647. A replay of the webcast will be available on the
Investors section of the Company’s web site approximately two hours after the
conclusion of the call and remain available for approximately 90 calendar
days.

About First Solar, Inc.

First Solar is a leading global provider of comprehensive photovoltaic (PV)
solar systems which use its advanced thin-film modules. The company’s
integrated power plant solutions deliver an economically attractive
alternative to fossil-fuel electricity generation today. From raw material
sourcing through end-of-life module collection and recycling, First Solar’s
renewable energy systems protect and enhance the environment. For more
information about First Solar, please visit www.firstsolar.com.

For First Solar Investors

This release contains forward-looking statements which are made pursuant to
the safe harbor provisions of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of
1934. The forward-looking statements in this release do not constitute
guarantees of future performance. Those statements involve a number of factors
that could cause actual results to differ materially, including risks
associated with the company's business involving the company's products, their
development and distribution, economic and competitive factors and the
company's key strategic relationships and other risks detailed in the
company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. First Solar
assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking information contained in
this press release or with respect to the announcements described herein.

Contact:

First Solar media
Ted Meyer
+1 602-427-3318
ted.meyer@firstsolar.com
or
First Solar Investors
David Brady
+1 602-414-9315
dbrady@firstsolar.com
or
Ryan Ferguson
+1 602-414-9315
rferguson@firstsolar.com