September 25, 2021

CHICAGO PIXELS

SEMICONDUCTOR RESEARCH CENTER

First Solar expanding manufacturing footprint with 3.3GW plant in India

First Solar Inc of Tempe, AZ, USA is to invest $684m in a new, fully vertically integrated photovoltaic (PV) thin-film solar module manufacturing plant in India. Contingent upon permitting, and pending approval of Indian government incentives that are satisfactory to First Solar, the facility is expected to be built in the state of Tamil Nadu and commence operations in second-half 2023…