First Solar

Product/Service: CdTe thin film PV modules
Headquarters: Tempe, Arizona
U.S. Module Capacity: 640 MW (+1200 MW under construction)
U.S. Manufacturing Locations: Perrysburg, Ohio, Lake Township, Ohio (under construction)
Product Listing:
  • Series 6 modules
  • Series 4 modules

First Solar is the world’s largest thin film PV maker, and operates multiple GW of Cadmium Telluride (CdTe) thin film module manufacturing in Malaysia and Vietnam as well as Ohio. In 2018 the company began commercial production of its large-format Series 6 module, as well as starting construction on a new 1.2 GW factory in Lake Township, Ohio.