From Open Energy Information
First Solar, Inc. was founded in 1999, and is located in Tempe, Arizona. First Solar manufactures solar modules with an advanced thin film semiconductor process, providing comprehensive photovoltaic (PV) solutions that significantly reduce solar electricity costs. First Solar partners with leading system integrators, independent power project developers, and utility companies to implement turnkey solar power systems. First Solar provides its System Design Application (SDA) process to help project designers design the best solar energy system for residential, commercial, and industrial customers.