01 Jul '11, 1pm

DOE Offers $4.5 Billion in Guarantees for 3 First Solar Projects

The US Department of energy is offering conditional commitments for loan guarantees of approximately $4.5 billion to support three enormous solar farms sponsored by First Solar (Nasdaq: FSLR) in the Southwest. It's the largest amount offered to a single US cleantech company to date. The three projects combined have a planned capacity of 1,330 megawatts (MW) and are expected to create more than 1,400 solar energy jobs during peak construction. The projects will employ more than 20 million of First Solar's Cadmium Telluride (Cd-Te) thin film photovoltaic (PV) modules. First Solar, Inc., which is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, will make the modules in a new manufacturing plant that has begun construction in Mesa, Arizona, as well as in its recently expanded manufacturing plant in Perrysburg, Ohio. The offerings break down as follows: A conditional commitment for a $680 mill...

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