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First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

57 Pages GlobalData April 14, 2015 SKU: GBDT5558635

First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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  • Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
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  • Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
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  • Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
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  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
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First Solar, Inc. (First Solar) provides solar energy solutions. The company designs, manufactures and sells photovoltaic (PV) solar modules. It offers advanced PV, configurable PV generation units and mounting solutions, among others. The company specializes in delivering grid-connected bulk power systems, AC power blocks, hybrid power plant solutions and community solar offerings. It also provides a variety of integrated services to its clients, including solar power systems design, engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services, project development, project financing, operating and maintenance and others. The company sells its products to system integrators, operators of renewable energy projects and project developers. It uses these products and solutions for converting solar energy into electricity. The company has manufacturing facilities in the US, Germany, Malaysia and Vietnam. First Solar is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, the US.

First Solar focuses on strengthening its business operations by expanding its operational presence. To this end, the company announced its plans to build more than 20,000 megawatts of clean energy capacity in India with SunEdison Inc for strengthening its operations in India.

First Solar, Inc. Key Recent Developments

Mar 27, 2015: First Solar and UQ Launch Australia's Largest Solar Photovoltaic Systems Research Facility
Mar 23, 2015: Chilean Grid Operators Observe First Solar in Action
Mar 10, 2015: First Solar bags interconnection rights for three solar PV plants in Turkey
Feb 24, 2015: First Solar, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Financial Results
Feb 15, 2015: US firms commit to develop 20GW of renewable energy capacity in India

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April 14, 2015

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