Subsidy Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
First Solar
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol FSLR)
Headquartered in: 
Arizona
Industry: 
solar energy materials
Subsidy SummarySubsidy ValueNumber of Subsidies
State/Local$2,637,98012
Federal (grants and allocated tax credits)$76,826,8325
TOTAL$79,464,81217
Loan / Bailout SummaryTotal Face ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local loans, bond financing and venture capital$00
Federal loans, loan guarantees and bailout assistance (not including repayments)$837,074,51422
TOTAL$837,074,51422
Time Period for State and Local Awards: 

Earliest year of data: 1993. Availability of data for earlier years varies greatly from program to program. The majority of the listings for this parent company are for the period since 2009.

Time Period for Federal Awards: 

FY2000 to the present

Notes: 

Dollar totals do not include awards for which no subsidy value is available.

Associated Names: 

FIRST SOLAR; SILVER STATE SOLAR POWER NORTH

Links: 

For an overview of political contributions associated with this company, see its Follow the Money page.


Top 5 States for state/local awardsTotal Subsidy $Number of Subsidies
Ohio$2,637,98012

Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Silver State Solar Power North, LLC United States federal 2012 $54,633,872 federal grant
First Solar, Inc. United States federal 2010 $16,320,000 federal allocated tax credit
First Solar Inc United States federal 2013 $3,342,676 federal grant
First Solar Inc United States federal 2012 $2,155,284 federal grant
FIRST SOLAR INC Ohio state 2011 $1,025,760 grant
FIRST SOLAR INC Ohio state 2009 $566,000 grant
FIRST SOLAR LLC United States federal 2000 $375,000 federal grant
FIRST SOLAR INC Ohio state 2010 $281,526 grant
FIRST SOLAR INC Ohio state 2010 $218,474 grant
First Solar Ohio state 2008 $171,220 tax credit/rebate
FIRST SOLAR INC Ohio state 2009 $150,000 grant
FIRST SOLAR INC Ohio state 2009 $100,000 grant
FIRST SOLAR INC Ohio state 2009 $75,000 grant
FIRST SOLAR INC Ohio state 2009 $50,000 grant
First Solar United States federal 2014 $0 $230,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
First Solar, Inc. United States federal 2011 $0 $201,898,591 federal loan or loan guarantee
First Solar, Inc. United States federal 2011 $0 $152,375,171 federal loan or loan guarantee
First Solar, Inc. United States federal 2011 $0 $61,029,800 federal loan or loan guarantee
First Solar, Inc. United States federal 2011 $0 $40,545,445 federal loan or loan guarantee
First Solar, Inc. United States federal 2011 $0 $34,819,093 federal loan or loan guarantee
First Solar, Inc. United States federal 2012 $0 $24,873,167 federal loan or loan guarantee
First Solar, Inc. United States federal 2011 $0 $21,539,930 federal loan or loan guarantee
First Solar, Inc. United States federal 2011 $0 $17,977,806 federal loan or loan guarantee
First Solar, Inc. United States federal 2012 $0 $16,636,073 federal loan or loan guarantee
First Solar, Inc. United States federal 2011 $0 $11,319,679 federal loan or loan guarantee
First Solar, Inc. United States federal 2012 $0 $8,778,765 federal loan or loan guarantee
First Solar, Inc. United States federal 2012 $0 $5,871,555 federal loan or loan guarantee
First Solar, Inc. United States federal 2011 $0 $4,246,125 federal loan or loan guarantee
First Solar, Inc. United States federal 2011 $0 $1,743,138 federal loan or loan guarantee
First Solar, Inc. United States federal 2013 $0 $1,119,277 federal loan or loan guarantee
First Solar, Inc. United States federal 2012 $0 $707,331 federal loan or loan guarantee
First Solar, Inc. United States federal 2012 $0 $473,088 federal loan or loan guarantee
First Solar, Inc. United States federal 2013 $0 $395,039 federal loan or loan guarantee
First Solar, Inc. United States federal 2013 $0 $257,643 federal loan or loan guarantee
First Solar, Inc. United States federal 2013 $0 $256,900 federal loan or loan guarantee
First Solar, Inc. United States federal 2011 $0 $210,898 federal loan or loan guarantee
First Solar, LLC Ohio state 1993 $0 tax credit/rebate
First Solar, LLC Ohio state 1999 $0 tax credit/rebate
First Solar, Inc. Ohio state 2005 $0 tax credit/rebate
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