CHANGZHOU, China, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic ("PV") modules, solutions, and services, today announced it has successfully sold its 50 MW Solar Power Plant in Wuwei, Gansu province to Huadian Fuxin Energy Corporation (HK: 00816) ("Huadian Fuxin"). Huadian Fuxin will assume 100 percent ownership of the project from Trina Solar with the completion of the transaction.
"We are delighted to have successfully sold our first large-scale project in China," said Mr. Jifan Gao, chairman and CEO of Trina Solar. This transaction represents a significant milestone for Trina Solar, as it showcases our ability to develop large-scale downstream projects with a complete project cycle from designing, construction, operation to the final sale. Huadian Fuxin is one of China's leading clean energy companies and we are pleased to have this opportunity to work with such a strategic partner."
Mr. Gao added, "Wuwei is an ideal location for a solar plant because of its abundant solar resources. Trina has strong capabilities in building highly efficient systems and we look forward to developing additional projects in the region. Our successful sale of the Wuwei power plant, coupled with Trina's global branding strength, services and superior product quality demonstrate a good start for 2014 as we make more progress with our downstream projects pipeline in China."
About Trina Solar Limited
Trina Solar Limited (NYSE:TSL) is a global leader in photovoltaic modules, solutions and services. Founded in 1997 as a PV system integrator, Trina Solar today drives smart energy together with installers, distributors, utilities and developers worldwide. The company's industry-shaping position is based on innovation excellence, superior product quality, vertically integrated capabilities and environmental stewardship. For more information, please visit www.trinasolar.com.
About Huadian Fuxin Energy Corporation Limited
Huadian Fuxin is a leading diversified clean energy company in China with a registered capital of RMB7.62 billion with assets in over twenty provinces and municipalities nationwide. The current company's predecessor, Huadian Fujian Power Generation Co., Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Huadian, was established in Fujian in October 2004. Huadian Fuxin was listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in June 2012 (HK: 00186). The Company offers a diversified portfolio of power generation businesses, covering hydropower, wind power, coal-fired power, distributed energy, nuclear energy, biomass energy and solar energy. As of 31 December 2012, the company's consolidated installed capacity amounted to 7,898.9 MW. For more information, please visit http://www.hdfx.com.cn.
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