Trina Solar Limited ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a leading total solutions provider for solar energy, announced that the Company’s global module shipments of 2017 were 9.0 to 9.2 GW. According to the “Top-10 Module Suppliers in 2017” ranking results published by PV-Tech, Trina Solar’s shipment of last year continued to rank No. 2, and it keeps world’s largest modules supplier position as the accumulated shipment exceeded 32 GW.
The shipments of the first three quarters were 1.966 GW, 2.481 GW and 2.092 GW, respectively, and the shipment of the fourth quarter continued to ascend, allowing the full-year shipment to reach more than 9 GW.
Trina Solar’s PV products and services have been distributed to more than 100 countries and regions around the world. In respond to China’s national Belt and Road Initiative, the Company has also expanded businesses in the Belt and Road countries. Trina Solar is now the largest PV manufacturer in Vietnam as it launched a 1 GW solar PV cell manufacturing project in Vietnam on January 6th, 2017. In India, Trina Solar delivered more than 3 GW of modules, contributing to more than 25% of market share.
Trina Solar’s power projects business segment designs, constructs, operates and sells solar power projects in China, the U.S., the U.K. and other European and Asian countries. Trina Solar engages in the full life cycle of solar project development including project selection, design, financing, permissions, engineering, procurement, construction, installation, monitoring, operation and maintenance. Up to now, the Company has connected nearly 2 GW of solar projects to the grid around the world.
In August 2017, Trina Solar launched the first residential PV brand – TrinaHome, which quickly takes a leading market position. The Company will be implementing the “One-Million Rooftop Plan” for the course of the next five years to provide Trina Solar residential PV system installation service for more than one million Chinese households.
By the end of 2017, Trina Solar commercial projects in China achieved 500% growth with businesses covering 20 provinces and cities nationwide. In the future three years, the Company aims at developing one thousand commercial partners who can make over 10 million Renminbi Yuan (RMB) in sales.
In 2017, Trina Solar began to celebrate the 20th anniversary and achieved healthy, stable and sustainable development; it also unfolded the 3.0 era where it strives to become a leader of global Energy Internet of Things.
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Trina Solar is a leading global total solutions provider for solar energy. Founded in 1997 as a PV system integrator, Trina Solar today drives smart energy together with installers, distributors, utilities and developers worldwide. The company's industry-leading position is based on innovation excellence, superior product quality, vertically integrated capabilities and environmental stewardship. For more information, please visit www.trinasolar.com.
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