CHANGZHOU, China, Aug. 18 /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, Trina Solar (U.S.) Inc., has signed a sales agreement to supply solar modules to SunEdison, a subsidiary of MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. ("MEMC").
Under the terms of the agreement signed with MEMC, Trina Solar is expected to supply SunEdison with approximately 35 megawatts (MW) of PV modules over the remainder of 2010. The modules are expected to be utilized by SunEdison for projects in North America and Europe.
"This collaboration once again demonstrates Trina Solar's ability to partner with leading U.S. solar industry players to create effective PV solutions in the U.S. market," said Mr. Sean Tzou, Chief Strategy Officer of Trina Solar. "Combining Trina Solar's high-quality modules with SunEdison's leading solar project capabilities, helps our company to further increase market share, diversify our sales base and enhance recognition of our brand globally."
Carlos Domenech, President of SunEdison, commented, "We are pleased to add Trina Solar as a supplier for various SunEdison projects around the world. To be a world leader and trusted partner to our customers, SunEdison must maintain strong capabilities in project financing, engineering, high value procurement, and operations and maintenance services. To do all of that, it helps to have quality suppliers."
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 .
SunEdison is a global provider of solar energy services. The company finances, installs and operates distributed power plants using proven photovoltaic technologies, delivering fully managed, predictably priced solar energy services for its commercial, government and utility customers. In 2009, SunEdison delivered more kilowatt hours (kWh) of energy than any other solar services provider in North America. For more information about SunEdison, please visit http://www.sunedison.com .
MEMC is a global leader in the manufacture and sale of wafers and related intermediate products to the semiconductor and solar industries. MEMC has been a pioneer in the design and development of wafer technologies over the past 50 years. With R&D and manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Europe and Asia, MEMC enables the next generation of high performance semiconductor devices and solar cells. With the acquisition of SunEdison, MEMC is now a developer of solar power projects and North America's largest solar energy services provider. MEMC's common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "WFR" and is included in the S&P 500 Index. For more information about MEMC, please visit http://www.memc.com .
Safe Harbor Statement
This announcement contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements other than statements of historical fact in this announcement are forward-looking statements, including but not limited to, that Trina Solar (the "Company") is expected to supply SunEdison with 18 megawatts (MW) of PV modules in 2010 and that the modules are expected to be utilized by SunEdison for projects in North America and Europe. These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations, assumptions, estimates and projections about the Company and the industry in which the Company operates, including the Company's ability to raise additional capital to finance the Company's activities; the effectiveness, profitability and marketability of its products; the future trading of the securities of the Company; the period of time for which the Company's current liquidity will enable the Company to fund its operations; general economic and business conditions; the volatility of the Company's operating results and financial condition; and other risks detailed in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent occurring events or circumstances, or to changes in its expectations, except as may be required by law. Although the Company believes that the expectations expressed in these forward looking statements are reasonable, it cannot assure you that such expectations will turn out to be correct, and the Company cautions investors that actual results may differ materially from the anticipated results.
For further information, please contact: Trina Solar Limited Terry Wang, CFO Phone: +86-519-8548-2009 (Changzhou) Thomas Young, Senior 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]
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