Trina Solar to Supply 345 MW to Copper Mountain Solar 3 in Nevada, USA
1.1 Million Modules to be World's Largest Multicrystalline PV Installation
CHANGZHOU, China, Aug. 13, 2013
CHANGZHOU, China, Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Trina Solar Limited (TSL), a
global leader in photovoltaic (PV) modules, solutions and services, today
announced it has been chosen to provide 1.1 million of its high-quality PV
multi-crystalline modules to the 345* MW Copper Mountain Solar 3 Project in
Boulder City, Nevada. The project is owned and operated by Sempra U.S. Gas &
Power and will be constructed by AMEC. When completed, the facility will
provide clean solar electricity to 80,000 homes for the Los Angeles Department
of Water and Power, and the City of Burbank.
"The selection of Trina Solar for this record-breaking project is a strong
endorsement of our capabilities in meeting the evolving demands of our
customers in a maturing market," said Mark Mendenhall, President of Trina
Solar Americas. "We look forward to completing this project and powering tens
of thousands of homes with clean, reliable solar power."
Trina Solar will provide 1,133,550 dual-rated, 72-cell PD14 solar modules for
the project, which will be subjected to Trina Solar's rigorous factory and
site testing to ensure high standards of performance and reliability. The
modules will start being shipped from Q4 of this year. The project is expected
to be completed in Q1 2015. Trina Solar's selection for a project of this size
and timeframe is a reflection of the Company's ability to deliver a large
volume of high quality modules and to meet tight deadlines.
"Trina Solar is uniquely qualified to provide solar panels to this project,"
said Tom Dotson, Vice President at AMEC. "Their modules' track-record of
proven performance and their strong balance sheet made them an easy choice for
Copper Mountain Solar 3."
* Wattage in DC power; equivalent to approximately 250 MW AC
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 Sempra U.S. Gas & Power, LLC
Sempra U.S. Gas & Power, LLC is a leading developer of renewable energy and
natural gas solutions. The company operates solar, wind and natural gas power
plants that generate enough electricity for nearly 1 million homes, along with
natural gas storage, pipelines and distribution utilities. The company is a
subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), a Fortune 500 energy services holding
company with 2012 revenues of approximately $10 billion. The Sempra Energy
companies' nearly 17,000 employees serve more than 31 million consumers
worldwide. For more information, visit www.SempraUSGP.com.
AMEC (LSE: AMEC) is a focused supplier of consultancy, engineering and project
management services to its customers in the world's oil and gas, mining, clean
energy, environment and infrastructure markets. With annual revenues of over
US$6.6 billion, AMEC designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex
assets and employs over 29,000 people in around 40 countries worldwide. See
For further information, please contact:
Trina Solar Limited Brunswick Group
Terry Wang, CFO Ilse Schache
Phone: + (86) 519-8548-2008 (Changzhou) Phone: + (86) 10-6566-2256
Kevin Zhang, Investor Relations
Phone: + (86) 519-8517-6093 (Changzhou)
SOURCE Trina Solar Limited
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