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Trina became world’s third biggest panel supplier in 2020

The Chinese giant overhauled JA Solar by moving almost 16 GW worth of modules, with the 600 W-plus, 210mm-wafer-based Vertex range it launched last year having already sold 10 GW of units.


Trina launches 670 W solar panel

The latest product in the Vertex series from the Chinese manufacturer has a power conversion efficiency of 21.6%.


Largest wafer offers lowest LCOE, finds DNV GL

Looking to answer one of the year’s big questions concerning solar technology, energy consultancy DNV GL was invited by Trina Solar to compare the performance of its modules based on the 210mm wafer with the 166mm and 182mm dimensions also introduced recently. The analysis revealed an advantage for modules incorporating the largest wafer, based on simulation of bifacial systems at two locations in Spain and the United States.

Trina Solar signs $321m solar glass order

The Chinese giant has inked a 26-month deal with supplier Changzhou Almaden to purchase 85 million square meters of the material for its ultra high power Vertex products.

Trina brings 405 W module of Vertex series to the European market

The new module, called Vertex S, is designed for residential and commercial rooftop installations. The efficiency of the module is 21%, one percentage point more than the previous model.


Trina Solar hits 1 GW of ultra-high power module sales

The Chinese giant has reported impressive sales figures for the 500 W+ and 600 W+ products it launched this year.

Trina kicks off production of 550 W panels

The PV module manufacturer has started mass production of its Vertex 550 W ultra-high-power modules at its factory in China’s Jiangsu province. It expects to start manufacturing 600 W panels in the first quarter of next year.

Webinar Q&A: Embracing the 600 W+ Era

In a pv magazine webinar earlier this month, Trina Solar took us through some of the key considerations for the PV industry’s rapid switch to new, larger format modules based on 210mm wafers. The rise of such modules raises important questions up and down the supply chain. Here, Lim Cheong Boon, Head of product and marketing at Trina Solar APAC, and Andrew Gilhooly, head of TrinaPro for Asia Pacific respond to some of the questions from the audience that we could not cover in the one-hour webinar.

Trina reveals 600 W module

The Chinese giant has leapt ahead of rivals who recently announced their intent to work towards the next generation of mega panels by pledging to have its 600 W Vertex product on sale by the end of March.


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