Trina Solar protects record 4GW panel supply take care of NextEra Energy

Jan 8, 2021 03:12 PM ET
  • 'Solar Module Super League' (SMSL) participant Trina Solar has signed a lasting PV module supply take care of United States power major NextEra Energy amounting to 4GW, thought to be the largest order of its kind outside of China.
Trina Solar protects record 4GW panel supply take care of NextEra Energy

In a financial statement, Trina Solar stated the PV module supply offer was for its high-efficiency large-area (210mm x 210mm) wafer-based modules, known at the Vertex collection went for the start of 2020.

The offer was struck between Trina Solar (U.S.), Inc. and NextEra Energy Constructors, LLC as well as will certainly start from 2022 with to the end of 2023.

NextEra Energy has actually usually safeguarded exclusive large-volume supply bargains, having actually formerly authorized a contract with SMSL member Q CELLS for about 1.5 GW of PV modules in 2016 for an 18-month period. Q CELLS provided the modules from making facilities in South Korea and also Malaysia.

However, leading SMSL manufacturer JinkoSolar secured a larger (2.75 GW) supply manage NextEra Energy over a four-year period in very early 2018. Part of the module supply has actually originated from JinkoSolar's highly automated module assembly plan in Jacksonville, Florida that has a nameplate capacity of 400MW.

Trina did not divulge which manufacturing plants in Asia would be supply the panels.

The company had strategies to reach 21.7 GW of high-efficiency Vertex cell capability by the end of 2022 and 31GW of module setting up ability for the Vertex modules in the exact same duration. Trina Solar also has plans to accomplish 50GW of total module assembly capacity by the end of 2021.

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