First Solar, Inc. is a leading provider of photovoltaic (PV) solar energy solutions. The company designs, manufactures, and sells solar modules and systems that are used to generate electricity from sunlight. First Solar was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona. The company has manufacturing facilities in the United States, Malaysia, and Vietnam, and has installed solar systems in over 30 countries. First Solar is committed to sustainability and has a number of initiatives in place to reduce its environmental impact. The company is also committed to social responsibility and has a number of programs in place to support the communities in which it operates.