Trina Solar to Supply 25 MW Modules to Bangchak Solar Energy Project in Thailand

   Trina Solar to Supply 25 MW Modules to Bangchak Solar Energy Project in
                                   Thailand

PR Newswire

CHANGZHOU, China, Dec.19, 2013

CHANGZHOU, China, Dec.19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Trina Solar Limited ("Trina
Solar" or the "Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic ("PV") modules,
solutions, and services, today announced that it has been chosen as the sole
supplier of 25 MW of modules to Phase III of the 75 MW Bangchak Solar Energy
Project in Thailand. The project is owned by Bangchak Solar Energy
(Nakhonratchasima) Co., Ltd. ("BSE-NMA") and Bangchak Solar Energy (Chaiyaphum
1) Co., Ltd. ("BSE-CPM1"), the subsidiaries of Bangchak Solar Energy co., Ltd.
("BSE") and will be constructed by Gunkul Engineering Public Company
("Gunkul"). Trina Solar is expected to commence shipment in late December.

"We are very pleased to collaborate with BSE, a leading solar power plant
operator in Thailand," said Mr. Jifan Gao, chairman and CEO of Trina Solar.
"This is a significant module supply contract for Trina Solar in Thailand and
demonstrates our continued commitment to delivering on our strategy of market
diversification."

Mr. Gao added, "Thailand is a leading emerging solar market in South East
Asia. We look forward to growing our presence in Thailand's solar market in
2014 and to contributing to the realization of a more secure, clean and
independent solar energy for Thailand."

"BSE is deeply committed to growing the number and the scale of solar power
projects in Thailand to strengthen local economies and help defend against
climate change," commented the management of Bangchak Solar Energy. "Trina
Solar's excellent international track record combined with their
high-efficiency panels, which are highly suited to Thailand's hot and humid
climate, singled them out as our partner of choice."

"This solar project further supports Thailand's National Energy Policy
Commission's new target of delivering 1,000 MW of solar power by 2014 and
2,000 MW of solar power through utility projects by 2021 incented by
feed-in-tariffs for rooftop and community ground-mounted solar projects,
signaling high-level support for Thailand's solar sector," added the
management of Bangchak Solar Energy.

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
www.trinasolar.com.

About Bangchak Solar Energy Co., Ltd. (BSE)

Bangchak Solar Energy Co., Ltd is 100% owned by the Bangchak Petroleum Public
Company Limited (BCP). BSE and BCP jointly own Bangchak Solar Energy
(Nakhonratchasima) Co., Ltd ("BSE-NMA") and Bangchak Solar Energy (Chaiyaphum
1) Co., Ltd ("BSE-CPM1"). BSE operates the 38 megawatt capacity Sunny Bangchak
solar power plant project which is located at Amphoe Bang Pa-in in Ayutthaya
province. The plant will promote Bang Pa-in as a learning center and
Thailand's first tourist attraction for integrated alternative energy. The
company plans to further invest in solar power generation projects to reach a
target of over 118 megawatts operated by its subsidiary company. For more
information, please visit: http://www.bangchak.co.th.

About the Bangchak Petroleum Public Co., Ltd. (BCP)
The Bangchak Petroleum Public Company Limited is a Thai-based energy company,
with operations in the Middle East, Asia and in its home market. The company
also sells finished oil products through a network of over 1,100 service
stations. The company's direct sales channel covers large and medium-scale
consumers, including industrial plants, airlines, automobile companies, ocean
liners, and construction businesses. Bangchak is firmly committed to the
growth of renewable energy technologies, particularly solar power, which
contributes to Thailand's energy security and supports the government's policy
to promote renewable energy. For more information, please visit:
http://www.bangchak.co.th.

About Gunkul Engineering Public Company

Gunkul Group is a quality manufacturer and well-known supplier of electrical
power and renewable energy systems. It offers a range of over 5,000 quality
products to meet the needs of a wide variety of customers. The Company's
products are produced by its subsidiary manufacturers as well as imported from
well-known international manufacturers from the U.S.A., Germany, Japan, and
China. The Company has also been recognized by customers in both the
government and public sectors, covering Electricity Generating Authority of
Thailand (EGAT), Metropolitan Electricity Authority (MEA), Provincial
Electricity Authority (PEA), TOT Public Company Limited, Department of
Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency (DEDE), Siemens, Alstom, ABB,
PTT, and SCG. For more information, please visit: http://www.gunkul.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 its 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
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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                     Brunswick Group
Terry Wang, CFO                         Ilse Schache
Phone: + (86) 519-8548-2008 (Changzhou) Phone: + (86) 10-6566-2256 (Beijing)
                                        Email: trina@brunswickgroup.com
Yvonne Young
Head of Investor Relations
Phone: + (86) 519-8517-6878 (Changzhou)
Email: ir@trinasolar.com

SOURCE Trina Solar Limited

Website: http://www.trinasolar.com
Website: http://www.bangchak.co.th
Website: http://www.gunkul.com
 
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