First Solar Completes Thin-Film Photovoltaic Plant

Moresco, Justin
December 2008
Red Herring;12/23/2008, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the completion of the largest solar power plant in North America using thin-film photovoltaic technology. The power plant, built near Boulder City, Nevada, by First Solar, will be owned and operated by Sempra Generation. Thin-film solar panels, which use minute amounts of semiconductor materials other than crystalline silicon, are cheaper than conventional technology and can be made with flexible substrate materials like plastics.


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