Australian news, and some related international items

First solar shares jump with news of large solar projects

First Solar Shares up over 21%  : Investor Guide  ,  June 13th, 2012 Shares of First Solar Inc.   the world’s number two provider of solar cells, rose +2.62 per share, or +21.25 percent on Tuesday, after the company announced plans to ramp up its production at its plant in Germany, which was slated for closure in October of this year.

Furthermore, First Solar disclosed late Monday that it had signed contracts for the construction of two large utility
projects for Australian energy provider AGL Energy….. Furthermore, First Solar announced late Monday that it was selected to design, construct and maintain two utility scale solar photovoltaic power projects which would total 159 megawatts for Australian energy company, AGL Energy Limited. The project is part of Australia’s Solar Flagships Program, a government project providing state and federal funding for Australia’s commitment to investment in renewable energy

June 14, 2012 - Posted by | General News

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