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First Solar To Expand El Dorado Plant to 58-MW

|Includes: First Solar, Inc. (FSLR)
First Solar Inc. has executed an agreement to build a 48-megawatt (MW) ground-mounted thin-film solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant for Sempra Generation. This project would expand the 10-MW El Dorado power plant First Solar completed for Sempra Generation in 2008. -

First Solar will design, engineer and construct the PV plant. The company expects to begin construction in 2009. Once construction is completed in 2010, the combined 58-MW project is expected to be the largest thin-film PV power plant in North America.