Key Developments: First Solar Inc (FSLR.O)

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First Solar Inc gives Q1 2015 guidance
Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 04:05pm EST 

First Solar Inc:Expects Q1 2015 net Sales of $550 to $650 million.Expects Q1 2015 loss of ($0.25) to ($0.35) per fully diluted share.  Full Article

First Solar and SunPower plan to partner to form Joint YieldCo Vehicle
Monday, 23 Feb 2015 04:30pm EST 

First Solar and SunPower:Says they are in advanced negotiations to form a joint YieldCo vehicle (the YieldCo) to which they each expect to contribute a portfolio of selected solar generation assets from their existing portfolio of assets.Upon the execution of a master formation agreement, the parties intend to file a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) for an initial public offering of limited partner interests in the YieldCo (the IPO).Formation of the YieldCo and completion of the IPO are subject to, among other things, the execution of definitive documentation, each party's board approval and regulatory approval.Says there is no assurance that the YieldCo will be formed or that the IPO will be consummated or that any other transaction will occur.  Full Article

First Solar maintains FY 2014 EPS guidance
Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 04:09pm EST 

First Solar Inc:Maintains FY 2014 earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.40 to $2.80.FY 2014 EPS of $2.60 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

First Solar Inc maintains FY 2014 EPS guidance
Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 04:05pm EDT 

First Solar Inc:Maintains FY 2014 earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.40 to $2.80.FY 2014 EPS of $2.70 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

First Solar Inc to acquire technology provider skytron-energy from AEG Power Solutions
Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 03:01am EDT 

First Solar Inc:Enters into an agreement to acquire skytron-energy, a subsidiary of AEG Power Solutions, which provides utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) power plant management systems, Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services, data monitoring technology, and equipment to solar power plants throughout Europe.Acquisition is subject to consent by the German merger control authorities (Bundeskartellamt).Terms of the deal were not disclosed.Acquisition supports First Solar`s initiative to provide full, end-to-end energy solutions that vertically integrate solar services and solutions.Says it broadens First Solar`s portfolio of energy assets operated and maintained by the company and establishes a strategic opportunity to offer additional value-added services to both existing and new customers in Europe.  Full Article

First Solar sells Macho Springs Solar Project
Friday, 23 May 2014 09:00am EDT 

First Solar Inc:To sell 50 megawatt (MW)ACMacho Springs Solar Power Plant to Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power and Turner Renewable Energy.Terms of the deal were not disclosed.  Full Article

First Solar Inc to build 42.76MW for EDF renewable energy
Wednesday, 7 May 2014 06:30am EDT 

First Solar Inc:Company has selected as turnkey Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contractor.Contract is for two projects under development by EDF Renewable Energy in California.First Solar and EDF Renewable Energy have signed EPC agreements for 19.76 Megawatt (MW) AC CID Solar Project, located in Kings County and 23MWAC Cottonwood Solar Project, consisting of two sites.  Full Article

First Solar Inc raises FY 2014 outlook
Tuesday, 6 May 2014 04:01pm EDT 

First Solar Inc:Expects FY 2014 operating income in the range of $290 to $340 mln, compared to prior guidance of $270 to $320 mln.Expects FY 2014 earnings per fully diluted share guidance of $2.40 to $2.80, compared to prior guidance of $2.20 to $2.60.FY 2014 EBIT of $294 mln, EPS of $2.49 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

First Solar Inc to build 42.76MW for EDF renewable energy
Tuesday, 6 May 2014 08:00am EDT 

First Solar Inc:Says has been selected as turnkey Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contractor for two projects under development by EDF Renewable Energy in California.First Solar and EDF Renewable Energy have signed EPC agreements for 19.76 Megawatt (MW)ACCID Solar Project, located in Kings County.23MWACCottonwood Solar Project, consisting of two sites, one located in Kings County and other in Kern County.CID Solar Project has a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Pacific Gas and Electric Company.Cottonwood project has PPA with Marin Clean Energy.  Full Article

First Solar Inc gives FY 2014, 2015, 2016 outlook
Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 10:45am EDT 

First Solar Inc:Expects FY 2014 net sales of $3.7 to $4.0 bln.Expects FY 2014 diluted earnings per share to be between $2.20 and $2.60.Expects FY 2014 consolidated operating income to be between $270 and $320 mln.Expects FY 2015 net sales of $3.8 to $4.3 bln.Expects FY 2015 earnings per fully diluted share of $4.50-$6.00.Expects FY 2016 net sales of $3.8 to $4.5 bln.Expects FY 2016 earnings per fully diluted share of $3.50-$5.00.FY 2014 revenue of $3.8 bln - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.FY 2015 revenue of $4.2 bln - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.FY 2016 revenue of $3.9 bln - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

First Solar sees lower results as it pursues spin off

- U.S. solar company First Solar Inc on Tuesday reported sharply higher quarterly earnings in part due to the sale of a large California solar power plant to Southern Co .

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