First Solar powers ahead with production in US, Malaysia, Vietnam despite Covid-19 restrictions

First Solar - the world's leading manufacturer of solar power modules - is continuing operations at its main sites in the United States, Malaysia and Vietnam despite Covid-19 virus restrictions on industrial activity in all three countries.

First Solar is focused on the cadmium telluride photovoltaic market, a subdivision of the thin-film solar industry. The US-headquartered company said on Thursday March 26 that it was continuing normal operations at its facilities in Wood County, Ohio; Kulim, Malaysia; and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

The state of Ohio, where First Solar’s...


Cristina Belda

March 27, 2020

18:04 GMT