First Solar, Inc. to Announce 2007 First Quarter Financial Results on Thursday, May 3, 2007

PHOENIX, April 19, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq:FSLR) will report financial results for the first fiscal quarter ending March 31, 2007, on Thursday, May 3, 2007 at 1:30 p.m. MST. To participate in the conference call, please dial (800) 817-4887 or (913) 981-4913. Investors may also access a live audio web cast of this conference call on the Investors section of the Company's website at A replay of the web cast will be available approximately two hours after the conclusion of the call and remain available for three months. An audio replay of the conference call will also be available approximately two hours after the conclusion of the call. The audio replay will remain available until Tuesday, May 8, 2007 at 9:00 p.m. MST and can be accessed by dialing (888) 203-1112 or (719) 457-0820 and entering access ID number 9848426. First Solar, Inc. will conduct its Annual Shareholders Meeting at the Embassy Suites Phoenix-Biltmore Hotel in Phoenix, Arizona on Friday, May 25, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. local time. First Solar's Board of Directors has established a record date of April 19, 2007 for the meeting. In addition to this announcement, First Solar will send a meeting notice, proxy statement and annual report to all such shareholders of record. About First Solar, Inc. First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq:FSLR) manufactures solar modules with an advanced thin film semiconductor process that significantly lowers solar electricity costs. By enabling clean renewable electricity at affordable prices, First Solar provides an economic alternative to peak conventional electricity and the related fossil fuel dependence, greenhouse gas emissions and peak time grid constraints. The First Solar, Inc. logo is available at Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: With the exception of historical information, the statements set forth above include forward-looking statements that involve risk and uncertainties. All forward-looking statements included in this document are based upon information available to the Company as of the date hereof, and the Company assumes no obligation to update any such forward looking statement. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward looking statements are discussed in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. CONTACT: First Solar, Inc. Jens Meyerhoff, Chief Financial Officer +1 602-414-9315 Sapphire Investor Relations, LLC Erica Mannion, Investor Relations +1 212-766-1800