FSLR Plans to Launch a Super Large And Cheap Solar Panel Western solar manufacturers face an existential crisis almost every few years, as the Chiense solar industry ramps up capacity at an exponential phase leading to an unexpectedly massive decrease in solar panel costs. The last downturn in 2012 had weeded out most of the […]

First Solar not launching Series 5 Solar panel prices have crashed by around 30% globally in 2016 which has made every major producer rethink their strategy with respect to expansion and growth. Many of the solar stocks have seen their prices fall by 40-80% in 2016, as a massively oversupplied market has resulted in prices […]

First Solar Q2 2016 Results First Solar (NASDAQ: FSLR) has been a key player in the solar thin film technology. In fact it is amongst the very few companies who is engaged in manufacturing thin film panels globally. Another prominent player in this technology is Japan’s Solar Frontier. First Solar recently announced its second quarter […]

First Solar Q1’16 Results First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) gave another good set of results for Q1’16 with improved operational results and potential bookings. Though the levels of debt have increased, it is far below the levels reached by SunEdison. Investors may be concerned given the recent SunEdison bankruptcy filing, low number of bookings by FSLR during […]

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 […]