Not be outdone by rivals such as Yingli Green in the utility-scale PV power plant business in China, Trina Solar has secured a 30MW module supply agreement with Huanghe Hydropower Development Co. Huanghe Hydropower is planning two ground-mounted solar projects in China's Qinghai Province, of which delivery is expected to start from August and continue through October of this year.

Trina Solar said it would be supplying approximately 20MW of PV modules for one of the projects in Golmud. Module deliveries were said to have commenced in June, 2011 and is expected to extend through August of this year.

The other project is in Henan, which will be supplied 10MW worth of modules. Delivery on this project is expected to start from August, 2011 and continue through October of this year.

Jifan Gao, Chairman and CEO of Trina Solar, noted that further projects in collaboration with Huanghe Hydropower were possible in the future.