Trina Solar CEO Elected First President of Newly-Established China Photovoltaic Industry Association

      Trina Solar CEO Elected First President of Newly-Established China
                      Photovoltaic Industry Association

PR Newswire

CHANGZHOU, China, June 27, 2014

CHANGZHOU, China, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Trina Solar Limited (NYSE:
TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic ("PV")
modules, solutions, and services, today announced its chairman and chief
executive officer, Mr. Jifan Gao, has been elected as the first president of
the newly-established China Photovoltaic Industry Association ("CPIA") during
its inaugural founding ceremony and member congress held in Beijing on June
27, 2014, for a term of 5 years.

CPIA is the first accredited national level solar industry association
established in China and is dedicated to the healthy and sustainable
development of the solar industry. It currently consists of 149 PV member
companies, including major Chinese PV enterprises such as Yingli, Canadian
Solar, Jinko Solar, GCL, JA Solar, and a number of downstream project
developers, including Huanghe Hydropower Co., Ltd., GD Solar Co., Ltd., and
TBEA Sunoasis Co., Ltd. The members elected Mr. Jifan Gao as CPIA's first
president on the basis of his strong credentials and long standing dedication
to advancing the development of the solar industry in China.

CPIA aims to represent Chinese PV enterprises in order to promote the
establishment of a free and fair trade environment globally for Chinese PV
enterprises and to strengthen communications with global solar enterprises.
CPIA will work closely with the China Chamber of Commerce for Import and
Export of Machinery and Electronic Products ("CCCME") to establish positive
cooperation with other industry organizations including the European
Photovoltaic Industry Association ("EPIA"), the Solar Energy Institute of
America ("SEIA"), and the Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International
("SEMI"). It will also play a significant role in the development and
implementation of Chinese PV industry standards and technological innovations,
as well as play a proactive advocacy role with policymakers to support the
promotion and adoption of renewable energies in China.

"I am honored to be elected as the first president of CPIA," remarked Mr.
Jifan Gao, chairman and CEO of Trina Solar. "With China emerging as one of the
major players driving the growth of the global PV industry, it has become home
to leading PV enterprises dedicated to a shared goal of providing high-quality
PV products and solutions to customers around the world. Through the founding
of CPIA as the largest non-profit PV association in China committed to the
principles of free and fair trade, we will unify PV enterprises across China
to achieve a common goal of bringing affordable solar energy to the world."

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
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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

Teresa Tan, CFO                         Ilse Schache
                                        Phone: + (86) 10-5960-8600 (Beijing)
Email: teresa.tan@trinasolar.com        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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