Saturday, October 4, 2008

Trina Solar Ranked Top 3 in TUV Energy Rating Tests

CHANGZHOU, China, Oct. 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL; ''Trina Solar'' or the ''Company''), a leading integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic products from the production of ingots, wafers and cells to the assembly of PV modules, founded in 1997, today announced that its monocrystalline PV modules were ranked among the top three PV modules tested based on yield from TUV Energy Rating Comparison Measurementtests in 2008.

Test results from the Cologne-based TUV Rheinland Group's "Energy Yield 2008" project, released in September 2008, were conducted on a total of 14 international brands of PV modules from European, American and Asian manufacturers. The tests measured the specific energy yield as a percentage of maximum power output over a test period from April 1 to April 30, 2008.

"We are very pleased with our recent TUV test results, which validate our focus to improve manufacturing standards and process efficiencies to yield superior operating performance and stability," said Anthony Chia, Trina Solar's Vice President of Quality. "We look forward to working closely with TUV and other international testing organizations as we continue to enhance our technology research and development efforts for both new and existing products."

About Trina Solar Limited

Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) is a well recognized manufacturer of high quality modules and has a long history as a solar PV pioneer since it was founded in 1997 as a system installation company. Trina Solar is one of the few PV manufacturers that has developed a vertically integrated business model from the production of monocrystalline and multicrystalline ingots, wafers and cells to the assembly of high quality modules. Trina Solar's products provide reliable and environmentally-friendly electric power for a growing variety of end-user applications worldwide. For further information, please visit Trina Solar's website at

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