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Trina Solar Signs Investment Framework Agreement to Develop 1GW Solar Power Plant Project in Xinjiang, Western China

 Trina Solar Signs Investment Framework Agreement to Develop 1GW Solar Power
                   Plant Project in Xinjiang, Western China

PR Newswire

CHANGZHOU, China, Dec. 30, 2013

CHANGZHOU, China, Dec. 30, 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 signed an investment
framework agreement with the local government authority of Turpan
Prefectureto develop a1GW ground-mounted solar power plant projectin
western China's Xinjiang Region.

Under the agreement, the solar power plants totaling 1GW are scheduled to be
built in multiple phases over a four year time frame starting from early 2014.
The commencement of each phase of development is subject to certain
conditions, including approvals from the local government and State Grid. The
first two phases of the project, with installed capacity of 300 MW, are
scheduled to be completed and connected to the grid by the end of 2014,
subject to receipt of the required approvals. Upon receiving approval for
phase one, Trina Solar will also invest in the construction of a PV module
production facility in the local area to supply modules to the solar power
plants.

"Trina Solar's position as a global PV industry leader makes us the ideal
partner for this exciting new project, which upon completionis slated to be
the largest solar power plant project in Xinjiang," said Mr. Jifan Gao,
chairman and CEO of Trina Solar. "Xinjiang's abundant land and solar resources
make Turpan an ideal location for this project."

Mr. Gao added, "The solar plants will ensure a stable supply of clean energy
and improve reliability of electricity supply to the surrounding regions. At
the same time, the module production facility will also create jobs and
stimulate the growth of the local economy. We look forward to working in close
collaboration with the local authorities to satisfy the conditions needed for
phase one to commence in the first quarter of 2014."

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.

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
expectations, assumptions, estimates and projections about the Company and the
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
 
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