The Outlook for FS looks bleak. Silicon Technology announcing efficiency improvements. Series 6 not scaling from dot cell. Proposed 18% efficiency not going to happen.
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Series 6? What happened to Series 5?
The future is cloudy for Series 6. Larger fill factor exposing design flaws in package. There was a reason original modules 600x1200....
Associates still leaving in droves.....Series 6 in jeopardy before it ramps up.
Concerns about Series 6 have led to associates leaving FS. Testing indicating package integrity suspect. Same problems with previous models reappearing on larger module.
No need for layoffs in Ohio
Employees leaving on their own...what's going on?
Short term gains...
Long term loss.....
Series 6 will implode if ever rolled out...
SunPower is just one example of a company that will make a solar panel more efficient than First Solar years before Series 6 launches. And if these competitors can match, or beat, First Solar's costs, the product upgrade could be a disaster before a panel is ever produced.
The quiet before the storm.
Too heavy, dark soak, corrosion, long term instability.
Series 6 too heavy ...has same issues of previous series... moisture ingress ..etc ..etc... performance failure over time in field....
USA demand down, prices down. The numbers used to justify launch of Series 6 have changed significantly. What's the odds that this launch will be successful? Anyone still remember Series 5??
What's next for FS?? Rampant rumors that GE is going to save the day.
USA out of Paris Agreement.
Insight of Series 6 showing inherent issues that plagued
Series 2,3 and 4 surfacing in long term testing? The future looks cloudy.
Series 6....metal rails affixed to the module? This didn't work with Series 4, very doubtful it will work on a larger module.
Another one bites the dust.....
Solarworld files bankruptcy.
Good news or bad news for FS. Series 6 can't come soon enough.
Suniva files bankruptcy....who might be next?
Series IV not panning out.
Stock rising, optimism towards the future. Why are employees still leaving??
FSLR banking on Series 6.
Too little, too late.
This time missing the target will cost them.
Recent setbacks in PBG give little optimism for long term success. Many key Associates leaving for long term security elsewhere.
Tesla/Panasonic raising the bar in the solar sector.
Can Series 6 seriously compete?
YieldCo for sale... Scrounging for cash to fund Series 6, or to fund bonuses for the higher ups. Just a matter of time.
First Solar: Stay Away
Mar. 30, 2017 4:00 PM • FSLR
Net sales down 30% from the last quarter.
Multiple insider Form 4s selling granted stock options.
Longs nearing capitulation zone.
Bad news from the Whitehouse for the clean energy sector.
Stand up on your own merit or wither on the vine. Series 6 better pan out.
"Japanese company develops a solar cell with record-breaking 26%+ efficiency"
Reported a couple days ago.
Series 6 a little too late.