Trina Solar Obtains Rights to Develop 50 MW Solar Project in Gansu

      Trina Solar Obtains Rights to Develop 50 MW Solar Project in Gansu

PR Newswire

CHANGZHOU, China, Jan. 14, 2013

CHANGZHOU, China, Jan. 14, 2013 /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
approval from the Gansu Provincial Development and Reform Commission to
develop a 50 MW grid-connected solar power plant project in Wuwei, Gansu. The
project is expected to support economic stimulus in a region challenged by
semi-desert conditions. The Wuwei municipality is well-suited for solar energy
production due to favorable irradiance and the ability to sell off electricity
to other regions in addition to supplying local needs.

"We are delighted to have been granted the rights to develop this solar
project in Wuwei, Gansu province," said Mr. Jifan Gao, Chairman and CEO of
Trina Solar. "This project will bring not only job opportunities to the Wuwei
region of Gansu, but also environmentally friendly renewable energy which is
vital to the overall economic development of the region."

Trina Solar has a long history of promoting the use of PV energy. As early as
2003, the Company completed the construction of 40 standalone power stations
in Tibet, providing much needed electricity to the Chamdo region. The central
and western regions will be the focus of China's economic and social
development in the coming decade. Trina Solar is dedicated to building a
reliable energy infrastructure in underdeveloped regions of China.

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 www.trinasolar.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
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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                            Brunswick Group
Terry Wang, CFO                                Michael Fuchs
Phone: + (86) 519-8548-2009 (Changzhou)        Phone: + (86) 10-6566-2256
Thomas Young, Vice President, Investor         Email: trina@brunswickgroup.com
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Phone: + (1) 408-207-2786 (San Jose)
Email: ir@trinasolar.com

SOURCE Trina Solar Limited

Website: http://www.trinasolar.com
 
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