The following post on global strategy is by Thunderbird students Gregg Gallager, Arnold Jee, David Lembo, Colleen Manley, Eric Moldabayev and Paola Torres
First Solar is currently leading the global battle to dominate the renewal energy market and has remained in the driver’s seat due to its vision, creativity, and adherence to “green” political initiatives. The first to introduce environmentally responsible protocols for the management of their solar modules, First Solar was the first module manufacturer to break the $1-per-watt barrier. In order to maintain their place at the top of the industry, First Solar will need to continue their innovation in production efficiency, identifying new opportunities, continue to work within governmental considerations, and mitigate risks as it applies to the technology and the natural world. Read the full article in Thunderbird Student Projects, a blog on the Thunderbird Knowledge Network.