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PublicNASDAQ:FSLR
Date11/2006
Raised
Post IPO Valuation

General Information

Websitefirstsolar.com
Blogfirstsolar.com/Pr...
Twitter@FirstSolar
CategoryCleanTech
Employees
Founded1999
DescriptionSolar Panels

Offices

HQ
350 West Washington Street
Suite 600
Tempe, AZ, 85281
USA

People

CEO & Board of Directors
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Board Member
Boards of Directors
Chief Commercial Officer
Independent Director
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Acquisitions

Total$685M
RayTracker, 1/2011
NextLight Renewable Power, 4/2010 $285M
OptiSolar R&D, 3/2009 $400M

Investments

SolarCity 10/2008

Funding

TOTAL $429M
POST IPO FUNDING TOTAL $429M
Post IPO Equity, 6/2013
$428M

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First Solar

First Solar manufactures solar modules with an advanced semiconductor technology and provides comprehensive PV system solutions. By constantly decreasing manufacturing costs, First Solar is creating an affordable and environmentally responsible alternative to fossil-fuel generation.

First Solar modules are most effective when demand for traditional forms of energy is at its peak. First Solar set the benchmark for environmentally responsible product life cycle management by introducing a prefunded, comprehensive collection and recycling program for solar modules.

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  1. First Solar Acquires RayTracker Inc. (investor.firstsolar.com) [edit]
  2. First Solar Buying NextLight Renewable Power for $285M (thealarmclock.com) [edit]
  3. First Solar snares OptiSolar's unfinished projects (news.cnet.com) [edit]
  4. LA Times (latimes.com) [edit]
  5. First Solar raises about $427.7M in stock offering (westport-news.com) [edit]
  6. First Solar Acquires Amherstburg II Solar Project, Then Flips It To Enbridge (thealarmclock.com) [edit]
    First Solar wins the fed’s largest solar support: almost $4B (gigaom.com) [edit]
    First Solar Sells 9.9 MW Project In Spain For Approximately $50M (thealarmclock.com) [edit]
    Solar-Power-Phoenix (americanpv.com) [edit]
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