CHANGZHOU, China — Trina Solar has signed a supply agreement with Toyo Engineering Corporation (“Toyo Engineering”) to ship a total of 96.2 MW of solar modules to the Hosoe Mega Solar Project (the “Project”), which is developed by Pacifico Energy K.K. and expected to be the largest solar project in Kyushu, Japan.
The modules will be shipped starting from the fourth quarter of 2016 till January, 2018. The Project will be constructed on 140 hectares of land where a golf course was originally planned.
The project is expected to commence commercial operations in the spring of 2018 and generate clean energy for up to 30,000 households, delivering annual CO2 emission savings of 68,200 tons compared with coal-generated power.
Ms. Ye Chen, President of Trina Solar Japan Ltd., commented, “We are thrilled to be partnering again with Toyo Engineering for another large supply agreement. We are delighted to see that the superior quality of our products alongside our extensive after-sales services has helped us maintain lasting business relationships with recurring customers. With cumulative installations of 6.5GW over the past three quarters, Japan remains one of the key markets for us, and the share of solar in the energy mix for the country is expected to further increase. We will carry on executing our growth strategies in the residential, mega solar and commercial segments while further diversifying our client base to expand our footprint in Japan’s solar market. ”
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-leading position is based on innovation excellence, superior product quality, vertically integrated capabilities and environmental stewardship.
About Toyo Engineering Corporation
Toyo Engineering Corporation (TOYO) is one of the world’s leading contractors. TOYO has actively deployed EPC business, and has successfully delivered large and complex projects on the segments of Energy, Oil Refining, Petrochemicals & Chemicals, and Infrastructure. TOYO has globally networked organization and assures clients that projects will be delivered safely, to a high-quality standard, and on schedule.
About Pacifico Energy K.K.
Pacifico Energy is a leading Japanese power plant development company focused on solar photovoltaic projects. Pacifico Energy covers all aspects of solar power plant development, including permitting, design, financing, construction, and asset management. Based in Tokyo, Pacifico Energy’s strength is in its team and investment partners consisting of professionals with deep solar industry and energy experience.