Subsidy Tracker Individual Entry

Company: 
First Solar, Inc.
Parent Company: 
First Solar
Subsidy Source: 
federal
State in Which Facility Is Located: 
Ohio
City: 
Perrysberg
Project Description: 

First Solar will expand its manufacturing facility to produce fully completed thin-film solar modules. The solar modules are manufactured using a thin film of cadmium telluride (CdTe) as a semi-conductor material, which converts sunlight to electricity more efficiently than traditional crystalline silicon semi-conductor material.

Year: 
2010
Major Industry of Parent: 
utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Parent: 
solar energy materials
Subsidy Value: 
$16,320,000
Program Name: 
Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax Credit (48C Program)
Awarding Agency: 
Energy Department
Type of Subsidy: 
federal allocated tax credit
Source of Data: 

Attachment to January 8, 2010 Energy Department press release: http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/48c_selection_011310.xls

Notes: 

Year is year credit approval was announced.

Source Notes: 
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