First Solar was recognized at the sixth annual Africa Energy Awards with the coveted "Best Renewable Technology" award at the Power & Electricity World Africa conference in Johannesburg, South Africa. Widely recognized as the standard of excellence and innovation in the energy sector, the award celebrates exceptional industry performers who have contributed to the continued growth and success of energy projects throughout Africa.
Laura Luckhurst, Manager of Business Development, Sub-Saharan South Africa, accepts the prestigious "Best Renewable Technology" award at the African Energy Awards ceremony in Johannesburg.
The Utility Variable-Generation Integration Group (UVIG) announced that Mahesh Morjaria of First Solar is a recipient of its 2013 Annual Achievement Award. UVIG President Henry Durrwachter will present the during its 2013 Spring Technical Workshop and Annual Meeting held April 3-4 in Charleston, S.C. The citation for the award to Morjaria recognizes "pioneering developments in the construction and interconnection of the largest solar PV plants in the world."
ENR Southwest has selected First Solar as the region’s 2013 Owner of the Year. With $3.4 billion in net sales in 2012, First Solar develops and builds some of the largest solar power plants in the world - and in the region. First Solar's unique combination of development, manufacturing, designing and contracting makes First Solar a leader in the solar industry.
2013 - Utility Variable Generation Integration Group - Achievement Award - Mahesh Morjaria
2013 - ENR Southwest - Owner of the Year