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Longroad Energy acquires four California solar projects totaling 160MW from First Solar

U.S.-based solar module manufacturer and project developer First Solar, Inc. announced that  renewable energy developer headquartered in Massachusetts Longroad Energy Holdings , LLC is the acquirer of four solar projects with a combined capacity of 160-megawatts (MW)AC.

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First Solar becomes largest PV module manufacturer in the Western Hemisphere

First Solar, Inc. announced the start of production at its new photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturing facility in Lake Township, Ohio, its second factory in the United States. First Solar continues to operate its flagship factory in Perrysburg, Ohio, effectively scaling its total annualized production capacity in the U.S. to 1.9-gigawatts (GW)DC.

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First Solar completes 280MW solar project co-located with a cattle ranch in California

US-based solar module manufacturer and EPC company First Solar Inc. announced the completion and commercial operation of the 280-megawatt (MW)AC California Flats Solar Project. The project is located on approximately 2,900 acres of ranch land within the Jack Ranch owned by Hearst, near the borders of San Luis Obispo and Monterey County in California.

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First Solar’s 122MW Cove Mountain 2 solar plant to power Facebook data center in Utah

First Solar, Inc. announced that its Cove Mountain 2 solar power plant will support Facebook’s Eagle Mountain Data Center in Utah, through a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Rocky Mountain Power, a division of PacifiCorp and part of Berkshire Hathaway Energy.

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First Solar to build second 1.2GW manufacturing plant in Ohio

First Solar announced  yesterday plans to build a new solar module manufacturing facility near its existing Perrysburg, Ohio flagship plant. The 1.2 gigawatt factory is expected to create 500 new jobs in northwestern Ohio, and will produce the company’s advanced technology Series 6 thin film photovoltaic (PV) module.

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