First Solar, SCE building new PV projects

18 August 2009– First Solar, Inc. and Southern California Edison are building installations that will provide 550 MW of photovoltaic solar energy.

First Solar will design and build both facilities, which include the 250 MW Desert Sunlight project near Desert Center, Calif., and the 300 MW Stateline project in northeastern San Bernardino. The agreements are subject to approval from the state Public Utilities Commission and are both expected to be complete in 2015.