First Solar starts 20 MW solar power plant in Telangana commercially First Solar starts its first Solar project in India. The company started the commercial operation of its 20 MW solar plant in Telangana in India. The company has plans to build up 200 MW of solar portfolio in the growing market of India. This […]

Global Solar capacity to reach ~500 GW in 2019 Total solar capacity to reach close to 500 GW in 2019, according to a recent report by IHS. This will be a 177% increase from 2014. The total demand is expected to reach 75GW in 2019, which will be 66% higher than in 2014. The annual […]

FSLR’s Solar farm in Mongolia We are Greenworldinvestor have chronicled how First Solar’s (FSLR) massive solar farm to be built in Mongolia was a non-starter right from the beginning. The plant which was announced in 2009 was just a gesture by the Chinese, to show USA that they would also help the US industry grow. […]

First Solar (FSLR) is amongst the world’s largest utility scale solar system installers and producer of solar panels. The company recently released its Q114 results, which showed improvement in revenues, gross margin, shipments, project pipeline etc. FSLR has managed to sharply reduce the cost of its thin film Cadmium Tellurium (Cd-Te) modules, as well as […]

First Solar sells Assets at Loss We have been consistently bearish on First Solar during the entire rally of the solar sector in the last one year because we think that the company’s technology is non-competitive with the mainstream crystalline silicon technology. It does not take a rocket scientist to compare the costs and efficiency […]

Thin Film Share to Plunge Further We in Greenworldinvestor have been saying for a long time that thin film PV solar is a losing investment. There have been numerous bankruptcies during the last major downturn in 2008; and this time has been even worse. Most of the thin film startups have gone belly up and […]