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First Solar Generates 194 Tons of Carbon Equivalent Per Megawatt

October 13, 2011

Oct. 13 (Bloomberg) -- First Solar Inc., the largest thin- film solar panel maker, said it generated emissions totaling about 194 metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent per megawatt of modules produced last year.

That’s a reduction in carbon intensity of about 21 percent from 2008, it said today in a statement.

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