SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 2, 2009
FIRST SOLAR, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
350 West Washington Street
Tempe, Arizona 85281
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (602) 414-9300
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On February 25, 2009, First Solar, Inc. (First Solar) filed with the Securities and Exchange
Commission (the Commission) its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 27,
2008. The Form 10-K incorporates by reference certain information from First Solars definitive
Proxy Statement for the 2009 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, which First Solar intends to file with
the Commission within 120 days of the end of fiscal 2008 in accordance with applicable Commission
rules and regulations. Exhibit 99.1, which is incorporated herein by reference, includes certain
information that First Solar intends to provide in its Proxy Statement.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
||Information Furnished Pursuant to Part III of Form 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended December 27, 2008