First Solar: A Strong Company in an Uncertain Environment
In recent years, alternative energy has grown immensely in both popularity and use, as nations across the globe seek to end the fossil fuel addiction by which modern society is currently saddled. While there are various forms of renewable energies, one of the most popular and practical comes in the form of solar energy. Solar energy is generally derived from photovoltaic modules, which are usually made from crystalline silicon to help capture the sun’s light. With the sun being a never-ending source of energy (at least for our lifetimes), it is no surprise to see a wealth of companies make a move into the solar industry, with one of the best-known companies being First Solar (FSLR).
First Solar was founded in 1999 when the company Solar Cells was purchased by True North Partners and re-branded to today’s current name “First Solar, Inc.”. The company went public in 2006,Complete Story »