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Australia's First Large-Scale Solar Project is Switched On by First Solar, GE

Solar power received a jolt of energy this morning as Australia's first
large-scale photovoltaic solar project was officially switched on. Verve
Energy, GE (NYSE: GE) unit GE Energy Financial Services and First Solar,
Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today opened the 10-megawatt Greenough River Solar
Farm near Geraldton, Western Australia. Joined by WA Energy Minister
Peter Collier, landholders, community members and contractors, the
successful kick-off follows more than one year of planning, design,
construction and testing.

“Today, the community is celebrating Australia's renewable energy
future, and this is only the beginning. The Western Australia community
has developed a genuine appetite for renewable energy, and today we are
10 megawatts closer to a cleaner energy future,” said WA

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