Trina Solar Supplies 36MW of High Efficiency Modules to Large-Scale Chile Solar Project
CHANGZHOU, China, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic ("PV") modules, solutions, and services, today announced it has signed an agreement to supply 36MW of high efficiency TSM-PC14 modules to a large-scale PV project in Chile.
Trina Solar's TSM-PC14 module is IEC certified to 1,000V and is ideal for large-scale installations in areas prone to high temperatures and dry conditions. The Company expects to complete the shipment in the second quarter of 2014.
"We are delighted to support this project and bring clean power to Chile," said Mr. Zhiguo Zhu, president of Trina Solar's module business unit. "Chile's vast desert with abundant solar resources creates significant potential for solar energy. We are enthusiastic about the prospects for solar energy in Chile and look forward to increasing our supply of modules to support the local solar industry. Our penetration into Chile's solar market also supports our market diversification strategy."
Mr. Zhiguo Zhu, president of Trina Solar's module business unit, added, "We are privileged to be working with our long term strategic partner, a leading international solar company with a number of projects under development through its global network. We are pleased to be delivering our high efficiency modules for its solar power project development in Chile. We look forward to continuing this strong strategic partnership and to further supporting the expansion of our customer's footprint in solar power projects worldwide."
Upon completion,the 36MW Trina solar modules are expected to generate approximately 97,000 MWh of solar electricity annually, enough to mitigate 48,600 metric tonnes of CO2 per year, equivalent to taking more than 10,800 cars off the road.