30 Dec '13, 1pm

Trina Solar to build 1 GW of solar PV plants in Western China #solar

Trina Solar Ltd. (Changzhou, China) has signed an investment framework agreement with a local government for the development of 1 GW of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in Western China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. Trina plans to build the 1 GW in phases over the next four years, and put online the first two phases totaling 300 MW by the end of 2014. Upon receiving approval for the first phase, Trina also plans to build a PV module manufacturing facility in Xinjiang. “Trina Solar's position as a global PV industry leader makes us the ideal partner for this exciting new project, which upon completion is slated to be the largest solar power plant project in Xinjiang,” said Trina Solar Chairman and CEO Jifan Gao. “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, t...

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