Trina Solar Receives JIS Q 8901 Certification from TUV Rheinland

The JIS Q 8901 standard was established in February 2012 with the aim of encouraging the wider adoption of PV power generating systems in the Japanese market through promoting product reliability and user protection.

CHANGZHOU, China, Dec. 24, 2013 -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or "the Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic modules, solutions and services, today announced that it has received JIS Q 8901 Certification from TUV Rheinland ("TUV").


The JIS Q 8901 standard was established in February 2012 with the aim of encouraging the wider adoption of PV power generating systems in the Japanese market through promoting product reliability and user protection. This standard sets out reliability assurance requirements for design, production and performance for terrestrial photovoltaic modules.

Ms. Wei Zhou, Vice President of Quality at Trina Solar, said: "TUV is the global market leader in independent testing and certification for the solar PV industry. The JIS Q 8901 certification from TUV demonstrates that Trina Solar's superior quality management system ensures the highest standards of reliability in our products for the Japanese market. We expect that our full compliance with these strict standards will further accelerate our growth and expansion in the Japanese market."

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 TUV Rheinland

TUV Rheinland ("TUV") is a global leader in independent inspection services, founded 140 years ago. The independent experts stand for quality and safety for people, the environment, and technology in nearly all aspects of life. TUV inspects technical equipment, products and services, oversees projects and helps to shape processes for companies. Its experts train people in a wide range of careers and industries. To this end, TUV employs a global network of approved labs, testing and education centres. Since 2006, TUV has been a member of the United Nations Global Compact to promote sustainability and combat corruption. For more information, please visit www.tuv.com.

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