Trina Solar Launches Partner Program to Assist U.S. Installers Expand Their Businesses "Frequent-Flyer" Program Rewards Partner Installers for Ongoing Partnerships
ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or "the Company"), a leading integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) products from ingots to modules, today announces the U.S. launch of Trina Solar Partner Plus, a partner program that provides tools to help solar installers grow their businesses.
"Our Trina Solar Partner Plus program puts the strength and resources of a global manufacturer squarely behind our partner distributors and installers so that they can both capture more business," said Mark Mendenhall, President of Trina Solar Americas. "This program offers a range of sales and marketing tools and adds to our ongoing commitment to helping our partners succeed. Together, we can help more homeowners and more small businesses go solar across the nation."
Program partners can register for the free program at www.trinasolarpartnerplus.com and collect points by purchasing products through one of Trina Solar's distributors. These points can then be redeemed for sales and marketing tools, which were selected based on extensive research on installer needs. The tools include exclusive product offers, personalized sales, marketing support, technical services and specialized trainings that help installers grow their solar businesses.
Backed by Trina Solar's balance sheet strengths, Trina Solar's Partner Plus program continues the Company's track record of product leadership, industry firsts, and strategic investments into the long-term growth of the solar industry and its partners. Earlier this year, the Company unveiled new, cutting-edge products including Trinasmart and Trinamount that speed the installation process, as well as Design Services that deliver preliminary system layouts. The combination of diverse product offerings and services highlights Trina Solar's expanding commitment to providing a full range of solar solutions to its partners throughout the value chain.
Trina Solar recently received recognition by two organizations for its sustainable practices and field performance. The Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition, in its annual global review of sustainable manufacturing practices, ranked the Company first among solar panel manufacturers throughout the world. Additionally, Trina Solar's panels placed first on the California Energy Commission's PTC/STC ratio that estimates real-world panel performance.
About Trina Solar Limited
Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) is a leading manufacturer of high quality modules and has a long history as a solar PV pioneer since it was founded in 1997 as a system installation company. Trina Solar is one of the few PV manufacturers that have developed a vertically integrated business model from the production of monocrystalline and multicrystalline silicon ingots, wafers and cells to the assembly of high quality modules. Trina Solar's products provide reliable and environmentally-friendly electric power for a growing variety of end-user applications worldwide. For further information, please visit Trina Solar's website at http://www.trinasolar.com.
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