First Solar, America’s Solar Company
We make the most of every day, building innovative solar solutions to meet our nation’s ever-growing need for more secure, affordable and renewable energy. We’re leading the world’s sustainable energy future, seeing opportunity with every megawatt of clean energy produced. Explore how First Solar is supporting innovative solar solutions for affordable, renewable energy.
American Solar: Fueling American Prosperity
The American solar industry reaches beyond panels. See how it goes to work each day, enabling America’s sustainable energy future.
Electricity: The Lifeblood of Modern Society
Available at a flick of a switch, electricity enables every aspect of our lives. Learn how renewable electricity is energizing the nation.
First Solar: The Standard Bearer of American Solar Innovation
From production in Ohio to installation across the globe, First Solar modules have brought American innovation to the forefront of renewable energy.
First Solar by the Numbers
First Solar is the only American company among the top 10 solar manufacturers globally
gigawatts of First Solar modules shipped around the world over the past 20 years
countries using First Solar modules in their renewable energy efforts
dollars spent in research and development since 2010
spent on an American supply chain every year
in scholarships funded by First Solar
capacity of First Solar’s manufacturing footprint in Ohio, the largest in the Western Hemisphere
years a First Solar module is productive
world record of cell efficiency held by First Solar
of First Solar modules’ materials that are recycled or repurposed