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Trina Solar Completes BSI Product Carbon Footprint Verification



       Trina Solar Completes BSI Product Carbon Footprint Verification

PR Newswire

CHANGZHOU, China, Oct. 25, 2012

CHANGZHOU, China, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE:
TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a leading integrated manufacturer of
solar photovoltaic (PV) products, today announced that  it has obtained Carbon
Footprint Verification (the "Verification") for the Company's solar PV modules
from the British Standards Institution (BSI), a leading international
standards and certification body.

In accordance with PAS 2050:2011 and ISO 14067 (DIS) 2012-1-6, BSI verified
the greenhouse gas emissions during the life cycle of the Company's
monocrystalline and multicrystalline solar PV modules. The Verification
involves assessing the carbon footprint at various stages of the product life
cycle, such as the acquisition of raw materials, process activities phase and
packaging. It provides dependable evidence of the environmental benefits of
Trina Solar's products. In quantifying the amount of CO2 emitted during the
life cycle of the Company's modules, the findings suggest a relatively short
carbon payback time, given reasonable assumptions on the carbon offset
potentials of the modules during their usage period.

"This verification demonstrates Trina Solar's active commitment to sustainable
development and a low carbon economy," said Mr. Jifan Gao, CEO and Chairman of
Trina Solar. "We strive to continuously reduce the carbon footprint of our
manufacturing and commercial operations through technological innovation and
efficiency enhancements."

"We are pleased to have supported Trina Solar in their product carbon
footprint verification," said Dr. Yi Min Gao, Managing Director of BSI China.
"As a pioneer in the solar industry, Trina Solar continues to display its
dedication to corporate social responsibility and environmental protection.
BSI looks forward to continuing to work with Trina Solar to raise awareness of
environmental protection."

About Trina Solar Limited

Trina Solar Limited (NYSE:TSL) is a leading manufacturer of high quality
modules and has a long history as a solar PV pioneer since it was founded 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 BSI

BSI (British Standards Institution) is a global organization that equips
businesses with the necessary solutions to turn standards of best practice
into habits of excellence. Formed in 1901, BSI was the world's first National
Standards Body and a founding member of the International Organization for
Standardization (ISO). Over a century later it continues to facilitate
business improvement across the globe by helping its clients drive
performance, reduce risk and grow sustainably through the adoption of
international management systems standards, many of which BSI originated.
Famed for its marks of excellence including the instantly recognizable
Kitemark®, BSI's influence spans multiple sectors including aerospace,
construction, energy, engineering, finance, healthcare, IT and retail. With
over 64,000 clients in 147 countries, BSI is an organization whose standards
inspire excellence across the globe. For further information visit:
http://www.bsigroup.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, 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 Company's
ability to operate as a public 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; demand in various markets for solar
products; the volatility of the Company's operating results and financial
condition; the Company's ability to attract or retain qualified senior
management personnel and research and development staff; and other risks
detailed in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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. The Company undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking
statements to reflect subsequent occurring events or circumstances, or 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                               Brunswick Group

Phone: + (86) 519-8548-2009 (Changzhou)       Michael Fuchs

Thomas Young, Vice President, Investor        Phone: + (86) 10-6566-2256
Relations
                                              Email: trina@brunswickgroup.com
Phone: + (1) 408-207-2786 (San Jose)

Email: ir@trinasolar.com

SOURCE Trina Solar Limited

Website: http://www.trinasolar.com
Website: http://www.bsigroup.com
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