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American solar for largest gold complex

First Solar to power 17% of Nevada Gold Mines annual energy Metal Tech News - April 14, 2022


Last updated 7/12/2022 at 2:01pm

First Solar Nevada Gold Mines Barrick Newmont cadmium-telluride thin-film PV

First Solar Inc.

First Solar is investing $680M in expanding America's domestic PV solar manufacturing capacity by 3.3 GW annually by building its third US facility in Lake Township, Ohio.

Looking to lower the carbon footprint of the single largest gold-producing complex in the world, Nevada Gold Mines has turned to First Solar Inc. to provide enough cadmium-telluride thin-film photovoltaic solar modules to supply up to 17% of the energy needs of its Nevada gold mines.

A joint venture between Barrick Gold Corp. and Newmont Corp., the world's two largest gold mining companies, Nev...

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