Trina Solar expands into Chile

In a sign that the South American photovoltaic market is developing at pace, Trina Solar has opened an office in the key market of Chile. Trina said, in a statement, that it intends to serve commercial, utility and off-grid customers throughout Latin America from its Santiago base.

"Latin America has long been an emerging market for solar, and we think there are countries in the region that are now primed to rapidly grow the solar market," said Mark Mendenhall, president of Trina Solar Americas. Trina expanded into Canada in July 2012.

In its statement, Trina indicated that the company¬ís high-efficiency Honey Technology would "lead" the company’s product range in the market.

Trina Solar will be present at the Chilean International Renewable Energy Congress in Santiago on September 4 and 5.