First Solar, a global leader in photovoltaic (PV) solar energy solutions, has introduced a modular solar power generation unit purpose-built for solar power project developers looking to maximise energy output and revenues. The First Solar AC Power Block is a configurable PV power plant solution, backed by an industry-leading performance guarantee that is designed to be deployed by qualified partners.
The AC Power Block will be available in units ranging from 800 kW to 3.8 MW, allowing maximum scalability to address actual energy needs. Each block consists of First Solar Series 3 Black Plus PV modules which yield up to 8% more energy than competing solar modules with the same power rating. It includes mounting solutions, industry-leading inverters and the company’s proprietary plant control system and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA).