CHANGZHOU, CHINA: Trina Solar Ltd, a leading integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) products from the production of ingots, wafers and cells to the assembly of PV modules, announced that its subsidiary, Changzhou Trina Solar Energy Co. Ltd has introduced its new "Design Series" by developing a black module offering residential homeowners and small business owners a visually attractive PV solution.
Trina Solar will unveil the new "Design Series" in May at Solarexpo 2010 in Verona, Italy. The black module is expected to be available for sale in the European and North American markets in the second half of 2010.
Due to the rising demand for residential PV systems worldwide, the Company has developed a high efficiency black module, the first of several new PV modules in the "Design-Series", which aims to blend seamlessly with dark- colored rooftops, offering customers sleek design as well as aesthetically pleasing and reliable solutions for residential and commercial applications.
In addition to positive power tolerance of 0/+3 watts, the module uses Trina Solar's high efficiency cells, laminated with black sheet and framed with black anodized aluminum, and is expected to guarantee a leading standard of structural stability and resilience to stress. The monocrystalline TSM-DC01 Black and multicrystalline TSM-PC05 Black modules are expected to offer a power output ranging from 165Wp to 175Wp and from 215Wp to 230Wp respectively.
"We are very pleased to bring this sleek black module line to our customers which offers a powerful combination of high performance and aesthetic appeal to meet the needs of the rapidly growing demands in the residential market," said Jifan Gao, chairman and CEO of Trina Solar.
"This new product will further complement our increasing portfolio of high- efficiency solar products, forming part of the Company's strategy to drive new product development in 2010 and beyond, and enhance the Company's offering in our key European and North American markets."