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Last €45.74 EUR
Change Today -1.31 / -2.79%
Volume 307.0
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first solar inc (F3A) Details

First Solar, Inc. provides solar energy solutions worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Components and Systems. The Components segment designs, manufactures, and sells solar modules that convert sunlight into electricity. This segment manufactures cadmium telluride and crystalline silicon modules for project developers and system integrators, as well as owners and operators of photovoltaic (PV) solar power systems. The Systems segment provides turn-key PV solar power systems or solar solutions, such as project development; engineering, procurement, and construction; operating and maintenance; and project finance services to investor owned utilities, independent power developers and producers, commercial and industrial companies, and PV solar power system owners. First Solar, Inc. has strategic alliance with Caterpillar Inc. to develop an integrated photovoltaic solar solution for microgrid applications. The company was formerly known as First Solar Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to First Solar, Inc. in 2006. First Solar, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona.

6,060 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/25/15
Founded in 1999

first solar inc (F3A) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: $750.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting ...
Total Annual Compensation: $550.0K
Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $550.0K
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Total Annual Compensation: $583.7K
Chief Commercial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $400.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

first solar inc (F3A) Key Developments

First Solar and OrionGroup Form FSO Energy Solutions, Inc

First Solar and OrionGroup have formed FSO Energy Solutions, Inc. to undertake solar energy projects in the commercial and industrial market space in the Philippines via power purchase agreements.

First Solar, Inc. and OrionGroup International, Inc Announce JV for Solar Development in Philippines

First Solar, Inc. and OrionGroup International, Inc. announced the launch of a Philippine Joint Venture - FSO Energy Solutions, Inc, that will realize solar energy projects in the commercial and industrial market space through power purchase agreements. Through FSO, First Solar and OrionGroup will focus on providing commercial and industrial customers with electricity through long-term agreements. FSO will provide a fully integrated renewable energy package that will create compelling value for customers.

Caterpillar Expands Renewables in Conjunction with First Solar

Caterpillar and First Solar, Inc. have announced a strategic alliance to develop an integrated photovoltaic (PV) solar solution for microgrid applications. Under the agreement, First Solar will design and manufacture a pre-engineered turnkey package for use in remote microgrid applications, such as small communities and mine sites. The package will feature Cat-branded solar panels manufactured by First Solar and will include a balance of system components. Caterpillar will exclusively sell and support the integrated solution featuring Cat-branded solar panels through its worldwide Cat dealer network, along with its current offerings of generator sets and energy storage. Acting as a central source, Cat dealers will be uniquely positioned to provide customers with this fully integrated and supported single solution in the large and rapidly growing microgrid market.


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