Trina Solar to Supply 30MW to Gestamp Solar for Two Projects in South Africa

 Trina Solar to Supply 30MW to Gestamp Solar for Two Projects in South Africa

PR Newswire

CHANGZHOU, China, Jan. 29, 2013

CHANGZHOU, China, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limited (TSL), a
global leader in photovoltaic modules, solutions and services, announced today
that it will supply 30MW of photovoltaic modules to Gestamp Solar, one of the
world's leading companies in the development and management of photovoltaic
parks, for two projects in South Africa.

Large-scale solar systems will be installed in South Africa's Northern Cape
Province, in the towns of Prieska and De Aar, with the capacity to generate
20MW and 10MW respectively. According to terms of the agreement, deliveries
will be made in the third quarter of 2013.

Jorge Barredo, CEO of Gestamp Solar said: "Trina Solar panels offer excellent
efficiency and performance, and the company provides a wide range of solutions
and services. Gestamp Solar has been working on the development of projects
with Trina Solar since the early days of the European photovoltaic industry
because, as well as the excellent quality of their products, they have always
been reliable suppliers."

Trina Solar's multicrystalline PC05 series modules were chosen because of
their 15 percent efficiency, ability to generate up to 245W, and high
performance under low light conditions. Furthermore, this Trina Solar module –
the company's most popular – is able to bear snow loads of up to 5,400Pa and
wind loads of up to 2,400Pa. All of Trina Solar's panels come with a 10 year
workmanship warranty and a 25 year linear power output warranty.

Mr.Jifan Gao, Chairman and CEO ofTrina Solar said: "This new collaboration
with Gestamp Solar is very important to us. It is a milestone for the company,
as it is our first major project in South Africa and will enable us to
strengthen our presence in this market, where the solar sector is booming. The
responsible way in which we handle our business and our balance sheet makes us
a stable and reliable partner for these kinds of large-scale projects, and we
are delighted to be continuing to work with Gestamp Solar."

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

About Gestamp Solar

Gestamp Solar is part of a European multinational, which is a leader in steel
services, automotive components, and renewable clean energy. The Gestamp
Corporation guarantees absolute financial solvencyand quality in its
production processes, so that it is able to carry out big solar energy
projects throughout the world. Since its foundation in 1958, the Gestamp
Corporation has grown to become a global company and a market leader thanks to
its vision of constantly applying good practices. For more information, please

For further information, please contact:

Trina Solar Limited
Terry Wang, CFO
Phone: + (86) 519-8548-2009 (Changzhou)
Thomas Young, Vice President, Investor Relations
Phone: + (1) 408-207-2786 (San Jose)
Brunswick Group
Michael Fuchs
Phone: + (86) 10-6566-2256

Commercial enquiries:

Trina Solar Europe
Sandra Valverde
Phone: + (34) 911 335 935
Michael Katz
Phone: + (49) 89 12284 9260
Trina Solar Sub-Sahara
Redouane Elbouchikhy
Phone: + (41) 43 299 68 31
Warren Pollard
Phone: +2783-400-5656

SOURCE Trina Solar Limited

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