CORRECTING and REPLACING First Solar to Announce First Quarter 2012 Financial Results on Thursday, May 3, 2012

CORRECTION…by First Solar, Inc.

TEMPE, Ariz.--()--Headline of release should read: First Solar to Announce First Quarter 2012 Financial Results on Thursday, May 3, 2012 (sted First Solar to Announce First Quarter 2011 Financial Results on Thursday, May 3, 2012).

The release reads:

FIRST SOLAR TO ANNOUNCE FIRST QUARTER 2012 FINANCIAL RESULTS ON THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2012

First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) will report financial results for the first quarter ended Saturday, March 31, 2012, after the market closes on Thursday, May 3, 2012. The Company will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss these results and outlook for 2012 at 4:30 p.m. ET. Investors may access a live webcast of this conference call by visiting http://investor.firstsolar.com/events.cfm.

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 Thursday, May 10, 2012, at 11:59 p.m. EDT and can be accessed by dialing 888-203-1112 if you are calling from within the United States or 719-457-0820 if you are calling from outside the United States and entering the replay pass code 3703847. A replay of the webcast will be available on the Investors section of the Company’s website approximately two hours after the conclusion of the call and remain available for approximately 90 calendar days.

About First Solar, Inc.

First Solar is a leading global provider of comprehensive photovoltaic (PV) solar systems which use its advanced thin-film modules. The company’s integrated power plant solutions deliver an economically attractive alternative to fossil-fuel electricity generation today. From raw material sourcing through end-of-life module collection and recycling, First Solar’s renewable energy systems protect and enhance the environment. For more information about First Solar, please visit www.firstsolar.com.

For First Solar Investors

This release contains forward-looking statements which are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The forward-looking statements in this release do not constitute guarantees of future performance. Those statements involve a number of factors that could cause actual results to differ materially, including risks associated with the company's business involving the company's products, their development and distribution, economic and competitive factors and the company's key strategic relationships and other risks detailed in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. First Solar assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking information contained in this press release or with respect to the announcements described herein.

Contacts

Contacts
First Solar, Inc.
Media
Ted Meyer, +1 (602) 427-3318
ted.meyer@firstsolar.com
Alan Bernheimer, +1 (415) 935-2499
ABernheimer@firstsolar.com
Brandon Mitchener (Europe), +32 (2) 233-1113
BMitchener@firstsolar.com
Investors
David Brady, +1 (602) 414-9315
dbrady@firstsolar.com
Luke Fairborn, +1 (602) 414-9315
lucas.fairborn@firstsolar.com
Michelle Pereira, +1 (602) 414-9315
michelle.pereira@firstsolar.com

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Contacts

Contacts
First Solar, Inc.
Media
Ted Meyer, +1 (602) 427-3318
ted.meyer@firstsolar.com
Alan Bernheimer, +1 (415) 935-2499
ABernheimer@firstsolar.com
Brandon Mitchener (Europe), +32 (2) 233-1113
BMitchener@firstsolar.com
Investors
David Brady, +1 (602) 414-9315
dbrady@firstsolar.com
Luke Fairborn, +1 (602) 414-9315
lucas.fairborn@firstsolar.com
Michelle Pereira, +1 (602) 414-9315
michelle.pereira@firstsolar.com