First Solar closes $297m NextLight acquisition

BusinessGreen.com staff, BusinessGreen , Tuesday 13 July 2010 at 12:59:00 US solar giant cements position as leading developer of utility-scale solar projects First Solar yesterday beefed up its presence as one of the leading solar farm developers in the US, completing its $297m (£196m) acquisition of rival operator NextLight Renewable Power, LLC. The company confirmed that the cash deal, which …