First Solar is a leading global provider of comprehensive photovoltaic (PV) solar energy solutions, with more than 17 gigawatts (GW) produced and installed worldwide. The Viet Nam site will produce advanced thin film PV modules for applications around the world. The Viet Nam site will have an annual manufacturing capacity of 2.4GW of First Solar’s Series 6 module, and wiAs the world continues to demand clean and efficient energy solutions, First Solar has expanded its manufacturing capabilities to meet those needs. Our workforce in Vietnam has grown to more than 1,100 team members who are leading the way in the development of solar module design and production.
First Solar Vietnam is committed to producing the industry’s best thin film PV modules while maintaining a safe and secure environment for our associates. Our innovative manufacturing process transforms a sheet of glass into a complete solar panel in less than 3.5 hours, and utilizes 98 percent fewer semiconductor materials than conventional crystalline silicon production. As a result, First Solar is the largest manufacturer of thin film solar modules in the world, and continues to drive innovation in cost leadership, scale and efficiency.