Trina Solar's State Key Laboratory of PV Science and Technology Receives Ministry Accreditation

   Trina Solar's State Key Laboratory of PV Science and Technology Receives
                            Ministry Accreditation

PR Newswire

CHANGZHOU, China, Nov. 11, 2013

CHANGZHOU, China, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/-- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE:
TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic
modules, solutions and services, today announced that the Company's State Key
Laboratory of PV Science and Technology has received accreditation from
China's Ministry of Science and Technology.

The laboratory, covering 15,000 square metres and located within the Changzhou
Trina PV Industrial Park, will be a national platform for driving PV
technological development in China. Its mandate includes research into PV
materials, cell and module technologies, and system level performance. The
facility will also bring together technical capabilities from the Company's
strategic partners, including customers and key PV component suppliers, as
well as universities and research institutions. The facility aims to continue
to improve the energy conversion efficiency, durability and ease of
installation of PV modules, and to advance the sector as a whole.

"We are excited to receive accreditation for this world class national
laboratory in the Changzhou Trina PV Industrial Park," said Mr. Jifan Gao,
Trina Solar's Chairman and CEO. "This demonstrates government recognition for
Trina Solar's achievements since the inception of our PV laboratory. It
further demonstrates Trina Solar's capabilities and competency to undertake
national and international PV research projects. The laboratory will advance
technological innovations to support the burgeoning industry, as well as
accelerate Trina Solar's R&D, technology transfer and new product development
goals to enhance the Company's high quality product offerings."

Mr. Gao added, "We remain committed to investing in innovation and R&D to
promote the on-going development of China's solar industry. As a State Key
Laboratory, this facility provides a more powerful platform for technical
innovation, which we intend to leverage to further boost innovation, develop
unique products, localize core technologies and equipment, decrease operating
costs and improve competiveness. In doing so we hope to continuously
contribute to the promulgation of the use of solar energy at a lower price,
higher reliability and greater coverage worldwide."

The plan to establish the laboratory was approved by the Ministry of Science
and Technology in 2010, and has been selected by the World Economic Forum as a
case study illustrating how corporates and government can collaborate to
promote, support and invest in innovation and technological development. The
facility also received independent accreditation as a CTDP (Client Test Data
Program) testing centre by Underwriters Laboratories ("UL") in 2012.

The facility, staffed by international leading talents from China, the US,
Japan, Australia and other countries, has successfully collaborated with a
range of industry and academic partners, and has participated in the
establishment of 27 industry standards. Furthermore before accreditation was
received, the company had applied for 910 patents of which 423 are inventions,
continuing Trina Solar's position as the industry leader in indigenous IP

Through the scientific research undertaken at the State Key Laboratory of PV
Science and Technology, Trina Solar hopes to promote the positive development
of the solar industry. As one example, the facility developed and successfully
launched the pilot commercial production of Trina Solar's P-type
crystallized-silicon Honey Ultra modules, achieving solar cell efficiency of
20.54 percent. The polycrystalline modules developed based on the Honey cell
technology set world records in polycrystalline silicon module output power in
both 2011 and 2012, helping to consolidate Trina Solar's leading position in
the PV industry. In March 2013, the facility achieved mass production for a
new range of BIPV components featuring high reliability, long life expectancy
and easy installation. The laboratory's research achievements into cells with
high performance to price ratios, efficiency levels and reliability can be
seen across a range of different metrics.

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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Trina Solar Limited                                                      Brunswick Group
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