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Buffett’s Mid-American Buys First Solar’s 550 MW Topaz Solar Power Project

December 8th, 2011 | by Andrew

First Solar continues to shed ownership stakes in its thin-film solar PV mega-projects as tough economic and industry conditions prompt a more defensive posture. Warren Buffet and Berkshire Hathaway have been known to swoop in and invest in businesses and industries experiencing difficult times, looking to realize greater value from them over the longer term


Local Leaders Join First Solar in Dedicating 250MW Thin-film PV Factory in Mesa, Az.

August 24th, 2011 | by Andrew

Government officials, community and business leaders joined in a dedication ceremony for First Solar's thin-film solar PV module manufacturing facility in Mesa, Arizona last week. Investing $300 million to build the four-line factory, it will employ some 600 full-time associates and is designed with the capacity to produce 250 megawatts (MW) worth of thin-film PV modules per year. Mesa Mayor Scott Smith highlighted the plant's potential to serve as anchor for the local economy, one based on the emerging clean energy economy.



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