Thin-Film Solar Power to Be Sold For Less Than Coal Power in New Mexico

by Lidija Grozdanic, 02/04/13

First Solar Inc., the world’s largest producer of thin-film solar panels, will sell electricity at the rate of 5.8 cents per kWh in New Mexico – half the price of power from local coal plants. According to its Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with El Paso Electric Company, the local grid will be supplied with power from First Solar’s 50-megawatt Macho Springs project.

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