Trina Solar's Head of EU Public Affairs Elected to the Board of EPIA

Apr 23, 2013, 08:00 ET from Trina Solar Limited

BRUSSELS and CHANGZHOU, China, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limited (TSL), ("Trina Solar" or "the Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic (PV) modules, solutions and services, today announced the election of its Head of EU Public Affairs onto the Board of the European Photovoltaic Industry Association.

The European Photovoltaic Industry Association (further referred to as EPIA) held its Annual General Meeting and the election of new board members in Brussels in March 2013. Jodie Roussell, Head of Public Affairs Europe at Trina Solar, successfully put forward her candidacy and was elected Vice-President of the Board. EPIA is a powerful voice in the European PV industry with about 180 members across the entire value chain. Since the founding of the association in 1985, Ms. Roussell is not only the first female board member but the first female candidate for election.

The mission of the association is to represent its members to European policymakers, develop targeted business intelligence and communicate the benefits of PV to key stakeholders. Different working groups are coordinated by the association and are of strategic importance in providing industry insight and allowing members to shape the association's actions and strategy which can have a wide-reaching effect on the industry as a whole. The Board of Directors assembles every second month to discuss the progress of the working groups as well as the market and industry overall.

Trina Solar has been a member of EPIA since 2006 and with Ms. Roussell's election to the Board looks forward to collaboratively working to shape the association's strategy and programs for a resilient PV industry in Europe.

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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

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