CHANGZHOU, China, April 8 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a leading integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) products from the production of ingots, wafers and cells to the assembly of PV modules, today announced that its subsidiary, Changzhou Trina Solar Energy Co., Ltd., has established a strategic partnership with Grenzone Pte Ltd ("Grenzone"), a system integrator, to supply its modules for PV projects in Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand. Initial shipments commenced in March 2010.
Grenzone has been awarded the contract to design and build a 2.2 MW turnkey PV power plant in the northeast region of Thailand. Trina Solar is expected to supply approximately 9,600 high quality PV modules to Grenzone for the project which is expected to go online in August 2010.
"We are excited to team up with Grenzone, a well established PV system integrator in Southeast Asia, with a proven track record and wide expertise in renewable energy and energy efficient solutions," said Ku Jun Heong, Director of Sales and Marketing (Asia Pacific) at Trina Solar. "This strategic relationship will further enhance Trina Solar's brand recognition in Asia as well as promoting the Company's high quality solar products in emerging growth markets like Singapore and Thailand."
"We are pleased to work with leading industry partners like Trina Solar to deliver renewable energy solutions to our valued partners to meet with increasing demand in this region," said Teo Kian Lip, Operation & Project Director. "This is in line with Grenzone's focus on optimizing the life-cycle solution costs and total system performance using Trina Solar's best in class modules."
About Trina Solar Limited
Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL), through its wholly-owned subsidiary Changzhou Trina Solar Energy Co. Ltd., is a well recognized manufacturer of high quality modules and has a long history as a solar PV pioneer since its foundation 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 .
About Grenzone Pte Ltd
Grenzone is an innovative technological company that designs and manufactures clean energy and energy efficient products in view of the global effort in improving the environment through sustainable development energy efficiency. Since its inception in 2002, Grenzone has been providing holistic clean energy solutions to enable users to achieve their energy and environmental requirements. We offer turnkey solutions in solar power system ranging from system consultancy, design, integration, servicing and training to our valued partners for home, commercial, industrial and rural electrification. We have strong presence in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia. For further information, please visit Grenzone's website at http://www.grenzone.com/index.htm .
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For further information, please contact: Trina Solar Limited Terry Wang, CFO Phone: +86-519-8548-2009 (Changzhou) Thomas Young, Director of Investor Relations Phone: +86-519-8548-2009 (Changzhou) Email: [email protected] Brunswick Group Caroline Jinqing Cai Phone: +86-10-6566-2256 Michael Fuchs Phone: +86-10-6566-2256 Email: [email protected]
SOURCE Trina Solar Limited