Investing in solar isn't just for energy companies any more. Giant corporations like Google and Apple are making significant investments in renewables like solar power in an effort to cut energy costs at numerous facilities nationwide. Tech companies aren't the only ones making this transition either. In this video, Fool.com contributor Aimee Duffy takes a look at which companies are making these moves, and how much energy -- and money -- they are actually saving.

Despite the solar energy becoming adopted widely and supported by large institutions, top solar provider First Solar precipitously dropped over the past two years. The stakes have never been higher for the company: Is it done for good, or ready for a rebound? If you're looking for continuing updates and guidance on the company whenever news breaks, The Motley Fool has created a brand-new report that details every must know side of this stock. To get started, simply click here now.

 

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