Trina Solar to Supply 345 MW to Copper Mountain Solar 3 in Nevada, USA
1.1 Million Modules to be World's Largest Multicrystalline PV Installation
CHANGZHOU, China, Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limited (TSL), a global leader in photovoltaic (PV) modules, solutions and services, today announced it has been chosen to provide 1.1 million of its high-quality PV multi-crystalline modules to the 345* MW Copper Mountain Solar 3 Project in Boulder City, Nevada. The project is owned and operated by Sempra U.S. Gas & Power and will be constructed by AMEC. When completed, the facility will provide clean solar electricity to 80,000 homes for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, and the City of Burbank.
"The selection of Trina Solar for this record-breaking project is a strong endorsement of our capabilities in meeting the evolving demands of our customers in a maturing market," said Mark Mendenhall, President of Trina Solar Americas. "We look forward to completing this project and powering tens of thousands of homes with clean, reliable solar power."
Trina Solar will provide 1,133,550 dual-rated, 72-cell PD14 solar modules for the project, which will be subjected to Trina Solar's rigorous factory and site testing to ensure high standards of performance and reliability. The modules will start being shipped from Q4 of this year. The project is expected to be completed in Q1 2015. Trina Solar's selection for a project of this size and timeframe is a reflection of the Company's ability to deliver a large volume of high quality modules and to meet tight deadlines.
"Trina Solar is uniquely qualified to provide solar panels to this project," said Tom Dotson, Vice President at AMEC. "Their modules' track-record of proven performance and their strong balance sheet made them an easy choice for Copper Mountain Solar 3."
* Wattage in DC power; equivalent to approximately 250 MW AC
About Trina Solar Limited
Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) is a global leader in photovoltaic modules, solutions and services. 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-shaping position is based on innovation excellence, superior product quality, vertically integrated capabilities and environmental stewardship. For more information, please visit www.trinasolar.com.
About Sempra U.S. Gas & Power, LLC
Sempra U.S. Gas & Power, LLC is a leading developer of renewable energy and natural gas solutions. The company operates solar, wind and natural gas power plants that generate enough electricity for nearly 1 million homes, along with natural gas storage, pipelines and distribution utilities. The company is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), a Fortune 500 energy services holding company with 2012 revenues of approximately $10 billion. The Sempra Energy companies' nearly 17,000 employees serve more than 31 million consumers worldwide. For more information, visit www.SempraUSGP.com.
AMEC (LSE: AMEC) is a focused supplier of consultancy, engineering and project management services to its customers in the world's oil and gas, mining, clean energy, environment and infrastructure markets. With annual revenues of over US$6.6 billion, AMEC designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets and employs over 29,000 people in around 40 countries worldwide. See www.amec.com.
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