Trina Solar Announces Grid Connection for 23.8 MW PV Projects in UK

The projects will be able to supply clean energy to approximately 7,477 local homes each year.

CHANGZHOU, China, April 17, 2014 -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic ("PV") modules, solutions, and services, today announced two of its PV power plants in the United Kingdom have successfully completed connection to the grid. The company is an investor in and sole project developer for these projects, which have a total capacity of 23.77 MW.

The two projects, which are located in Cornwall and Dorset, commenced construction in December 2013 and were completed on schedule in March 2014. The two projects were developed using Trina PC05A 255Wp modules and will receive 1.6 Renewables Obligation Certificates (ROCs), equivalent to GBP 42.02 per megawatt-hour (MWh). They are expected to generate 24,673MWh electricity annually, reducing over 16,542 tons of carbon dioxide emissions. The projects will be able to supply clean energy to approximately 7,477 local homes each year.

"We are delighted to expand our downstream presence in the UK. We view the country as a high-growth market for solar and for our company," said Mr. Jifan Gao, Chairman and CEO of Trina Solar. "Along with the growth potential in the UK market, Europe remains a major market for Trina Solar, both in terms of modules and downstream projects. We will continue to build our project pipeline in UK in the quarters ahead as we execute our global downstream strategy."

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

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