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First Solar Failure
This may be a dramatic statement to make about the world's most valued solar company but there are several reasons which I will explain below to illustrate this point.
Class Action Filed Against Taxpayer-Backed First Solar
Securities law firms are lining up to get a piece of the action after a class action lawsuit was filed against federally subsidized First Solar, Inc., allegedly because the company failed to disclose the massive costs it was incurring due to defects in ...
Philippines' Earth Chapel is country's first solar-powered church structure
MANILA, Philippines -- A new chapel for reflection on creation and ecology at a central Philippines Catholic university, built by local artists using mud, bamboo, bottles and other indigenous materials, is the first solar-powered religious structure in ...
A Brief History of Everything Solar
Swiss physicist, alpine explorer, and aristocrat Horace de Saussure is credited with inventing the first working solar oven, amongst other discoveries. Constructed from 5 layers of glass and measuring around 12 inches across, the oven worked by ...
US Army Gets Its First Solar-Powered Microgrid
Solar power and wind power are in store for TARDEC, the Army's state-of-the-art vehicle research center in Michigan. TARDEC will be the first Army installation to use a solar powered microgrid, designed to win energy security for two of TARDEC's ...
Japan Solar Apartments
One early response to this new reality was to build “green” apartments equipped with solar panels. Takara Leben, a mid-size apartment developer, actually sold out their first solar apartment building last summer. Each of the apartments sold for between ...
SunPower scores deal for Apple's huge solar farm
Apple plans to buy solar panels from SunPower(s SPWRA) for the huge solar farm that it's planning to build at its data center in Maiden, North Carolina, according to San Jose Mercury News reporter Dana Hull, who cites a regulatory filing with North ...
'Mega Millions' Investing: 3 Stocks Worth A Gamble
The sheer magnitude of First Solar's rise and fall has been its special sauce. From darling of Wall Street rocket stocks to the trappiest value trap of the discount bargain bin, FSLR has undergone a bipolar transformation of erratic grandiosity, and ...
Light on Landfills: Solar energy covers turn maxed-out landfills into solar farms
The first solar energy cover was installed in San Antonio, TX., in 2008 at a landfill called Tessman Road. Others exist in Mass.
Solar “Learning Curve” & “Golden Goal” (Bloomberg Charts)
For thin-film panels, made by First Solar, the cost falls 13 percent when capacity doubles. Bloomberg New Energy Finance's solar module price index stands at $1.03 per watt, a 45 percent price drop since March 2011, but up from the end of December 2011.