Trina Solar has made progress in its efforts to sell photovoltaic modules to the Chinese domestic market.
The vertically integrated solar PV manufacturer company has signed a new sales agreement to supply approximately 8MW of modules products at predetermined prices, with shipments begun this month and scheduled to continue to the end of the year.
Trina also recently received government approval for a project of approximately 2MW under the Golden Sun program, which aims to install approximately 20 MW of solar power capacity in every province.
Neither the financial terms nor the customer/project specifics of the deals were disclosed.
The company says it continues to monitor opportunities to participate in utility-scale domestic projects, and believes that its strong brand recognition, leading cost platform, and system integration experience will allow it to capture a growing share of China’s PV market.
“We look forward to playing an increasingly active role in China’s expanding solar market,” said Jifan Gao, Trina’s chairman/CEO. “Trina has a strong background in system integration, a capability that is backed by solid experience. We are committed to promoting the adoption of clean, reliable solar power in the domestic market and helping China to achieve its 2020 renewable energy targets.”
During its recent earnings announcement, Trina said it expects to ship between 145MW and 165MW of PV modules during the fourth quarter (including major deliveries to Kerself, Proinso, and the Chinese customers), which will bring its total 2009 shipments to between 380MW and 400MW.