31 Dec '16, 3pm

#Solar #business news picks from our team: First Solar in major re-evaluation of production and module technology

#Solar #business news picks from our team: First Solar in major re-evaluation of production and module technology

First Solar’s ‘game-changing’ Series 5 module to reduce BOS costs and installation times Leading CdTe thin-film producer First Solar has reacted to plummeting global PV module and PV power plant PPA (Power Purchase Agreement) prices by undertaking a major review of its production capacity requirements and planned migrations to its Series 5 and Series 6 modules. In its third quarter earnings conference call, management acknowledged the significant fall in global PV module prices in the quarter, which have primarily impacted its competitive cost position with its small form factor Series 4 CdTe thin-film modules but also the economics behind its planned migration to its Series 5 product offering that integrates three Series 4 units into a large area module for simplified installations and lower LCOE (Levelized Cost of Electricity). First Solar noted that global crystalline s...

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