Founded in 1997, Trina Solar (688599. SH) is the world leading PV and smart energy total solution provider. The company engages in PV products R&D, manufacture and sales; PV projects development, EPC, O&M; smart micro-grid and multi-energy complementary systems development and sales, as well as energy cloud-platform operation. On 10 June 2020, Trina Solar issues first A-Shares on Shanghai Sci-Tech Innovation Board, becomes the first PV product, PV system and smart energy company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange Science and Technology Innovation Board, also known as the STAR MARKET.
The Trina Solar State Key Laboratory of PV Science and Technology is one of the first state key laboratories accredited by the Ministry of Science and Technology. Trina Solar has established a technology innovation team made up of top researchers and experts from across China and around the world. Working together with leading R&D centers, certification authorities and testing organizations, the company plays a leading role in setting international standards for the industry. Trina Solar’s State Key Laboratory of PV Science and Technology has set 20 world records in PV cell efficiency and module output and holds the highest number of patents in the PV industry.
In 2018, Trina Solar launched its Energy IoT brand, established the Trina Energy IoT Industrial Development Alliance together with leading enterprises and research institutes in China and around the world, and founded the New Energy IoT Industrial Innovation Center. With these actions, Trina Solar is committed to working with its partners to build the energy IoT ecosystem and develop an innovation platform to explore New Energy IoT, as it strives to be a leader in global intelligent energy.
In 2019, Trina Solar was recognized as the National Center for Enterprise Technology by the five ministries and commissions. This facility, which in fact comprises one laboratory and two centers (the State Key Laboratory of PV Science and Technology, the National Enterprise Technology Center and the New Energy IoT Industrial Innovation Center), has enabled the company to step up its investment in operational R&D, raise and broaden its innovation platform, and attract more high-end talent.
In 2020, Trina Solar was rated the World’s Top “Bankable” PV Module Manufacturer by Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Trina Solar won the China Industry Awards in 2018, became the first PV company received this honor. Trina Solar highly values and invests in environment, health, and safety. The Company has been ranked as one of the top 3 PV module manufacturing companies in the world. Trina Solar was awarded two successive Gold Level ratings in the Corporate Social Responsibility performance survey conducted by EcoVadis, an independent rating agency in Europe, due to its outstanding record of protecting the environment and employee rights.
Today, Trina Solar is actively accelerating its pace of globalization and the development of its global management team. Building on the global development strategy and international talent team established in the company’s early years, Trina Solar has been able to attract and retain an international team of senior managers and researchers from more than 30 countries and regions. Trina Solar’s business footprint extends to more than 100 countries and regions, including regional headquarters in Zurich, San Jose, Miami, Tokyo, Singapore, Dubai, sales offices in Madrid, Mexico, Sydney, Rome, Sao Paulo, and manufacturing facilities in Thailand and Vietnam.
Looking to the future, Trina’s people will continue to be guided by the company’s core corporate values, focus on the customer, persist in open innovation, persevere through dedication and hard work, strive for excellence, and share the responsibility, create and share value together, while also pursuing the company’s mission of Solar for All Mankind. Harnessing the strength of all parties in a spirit of openness and collaboration, Trina will lead the development of the industry to play its part in global energy saving, emissions reduction and sustainable development.