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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 ...
First Solar Under Investigation By The SEC For Topaz Disclosures
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) began an investigation into First Solar Inc. last fall, a new SEC filing from First Solar reveals.
Solar 15% Returns Lure Investments From Google to Buffett
Buffett's MidAmerican Energy Holdings Co. agreed to buy the Topaz Solar Farm in California from First Solar Inc. on Dec. 7. The project's development budget is estimated at $2.4 billion and it may generate a 16.3 percent return on investment by selling ...
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.
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 ...
Neutrino-based communication is a first
The first ever transmission of information using a beam of neutrinos has be achieved by physicists in the US. The demonstration is highly preliminary - it operates at less than 1 bit/s - and will require a lot of development before it can have any ...
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 ...
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.