Trina Solar supplies 7MW to Ikaros Solar
for large-scale project in UK
LONDON, United Kingdom, 11th July 2013 – Trina Solar Limited (NYSE:TSL) (“Trina Solar” or “the Company”), a global leader in photovoltaic modules, solutions and services, announced today that it has recently supplied 7MW of photovoltaic modules to Ikaros Solar, a leading company dedicated to the installation of green solar energy systems, for an agricultural project in the UK.
A large-scale solar system will be installed at Goose Willow Farm in the town of Abingdon in the UK, with the capacity to generate 7.02MW using a total of 24,000 Trina Solar modules with power outputs of 290Wp and 295Wp.
Mr XXX, CEO of Ikaros Solar said: “Trina Solar panels offer excellent efficiency, performance, and quality standards, and the company provides a wide range of solutions and services. Ikaros Solar is glad to begin this new collaboration with Trina Solar with this large project in the UK, and we hope this will be the first of many projects.”
Trina Solar’s multicrystalline PC14 series modules were chosen because they are especially adapted to large scale projects, as well as for their 15.2 per cent efficiency, ability to generate up to 295W, and high performance under low light conditions. Furthermore, this Trina Solar module is able to bear snow loads of up to 5,400Pa and wind loads of up to 2,400Pa. All of Trina Solar’s panels come with a 10-year workmanship warranty and a 25-year linear power output warranty.
Mr Ben Hill, President of Trina Solar Europe, said “This first collaboration with Ikaros Solar is very important to us. The proven quality of our products positions us as one of our customers’ brands of choice because we are internationally recognised for our track record in product quality and reliability. In addition, we are known for our world-class, state-of-the-art testing centre and our stringent quality control checks, many of which go beyond international criteria and standards.”
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.
About Ikaros Solar
Ikaros Solar, headquartered in Schoten, is one of Belgium’s top companies operating in the photovoltaic market. We provide photovoltaic solutions for companies and individuals. In addition, we are a wholesaler for certified installers. We offer our clients a total service during the selection and installation of solar energy and for maintenance and monitoring afterwards. Ikaros Solar, founded in 2006, has evolved into an international company with offices in Belgium (Schoten and Gembloux), Great Britain (Wales), Portugal (Lisbon), India (Mumbai), Mexico (Mexico City) and Turkey (Istanbul). Ikaros Solar has installed more than 2,000 private photovoltaic systems and supplied installations to companies including IKEA, Carrefour, Philips/Massive, Janssen Pharmaceutica, DP World, Molenbergnatie, Regie der Gebouwen, Renson, Stad Antwerpen, Miko. Furthermore, Ikaros Solar has partnerships with certified installers for the private sector.