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Trina Solar Announces Strategic Partnership with Australia's Origin Energy

published: 2011-08-19 14:07

Trina Solar Limited (TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) products from ingots to modules, announced that through its subsidiary, Trina Solar Australia Pty Ltd, it has signed a strategic partnership with Origin Energy Australia ("Origin"), the Australian integrated energy company.

Under the terms of the agreement, Trina Solar is expected to supply Origin with approximately 22 MW of PV modules over the next twelve months starting from the third quarter of 2011.

"We are delighted to initiate our relationship with Origin, Australia's leading energy retailer and the country's largest green energy retailer with significant investments in renewable energy technologies," said John Susa, Trina Solar's Country Manager of Australia and New Zealand. "We are confident that this long-term partnership with Origin will bolster our ability to expand and strengthen our market position in the residential segment."

"Origin, which is one of Australia's leading solar retailers, has closely reviewed the capability and quality of a number of solar module suppliers in recent months in order to offer its customers quality solar solutions. The high efficiency, scale and long term strategic positioning of Trina Solar has impressed us and we look forward to a long term relationship," said Mr. Dominic Drenen, Origin's Solar and Home Products Retail Executive.

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