First Solar talks tough on GE’s thin-film plans



Note: This story was first published in Recharge newspaper before the departure of Rob Gillette as First Solar chief executive.

Global thin-film leader First Solar has welcomed GE’s entry into the cadmium-telluride (CdTe) market, but has this to say about its rival’s bold efficiency claims: “prove it”.

Last week, GE said it will build a 400MW CdTe plant in Colorado, as part of its aims to become one of PV’s biggest players.

First Solar chief executive Rob Gillette says it is good to have another “credible” group in the business. “The fact Log in to read complete article.

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