Trina Solar signed an investment cooperation agreement with the Management Committee of Yancheng Economic and Technological Development Zone in Jiangsu province to expand its manufacturing capacity of 210 mm solar cells. The company’s annual production capacity will reach 26 GW with 70 percent Ultra-High-Efficient 210mm cell by end of next year.
Trina is adding…
- 7.6 GW in annual production capacity at its Yancheng production site, and will increase 2.5 GW cell capacity outside of China.
- Another 2.4 GW of existing production capacity at the Yancheng site will be upgraded.
The 10 GW 210 mm cells will be used in the Trina Solar Vertex 600W+ new product series, which has been widely acclaimed in the market. The latest moves will not only speed up technological innovation in the industry, but also provide a broader space for reducing balance of system and levellized cost of energy from the system side to en-sure stable customer income.
Trina Solar plans to strengthen R&D investment in the field of large-size cells and modules to ensure that the average efficiency of newly built passivated emitter and real cells reaches 23% early next year.
— Solar Builder magazine