Trina Solar

Trina Solar designs, develops, finances and maintains solar photovoltaic modules and energy storage systems. Read more

Jifan Gao's photo - General Manager of Trina Solar

General Manager

Jifan Gao

CEO Approval Rating

87/100

Founded:

1997

Status:

PublicIndependent CompanyShanghai Stock Exchange688599

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Canadian Solar is Trina Solar's top competitor. Canadian Solar is headquartered in Guelph, Ontario, and was founded in 2001. Like Trina Solar, Canadian Solar also operates in the Renewable Energy Equipment & Services field. Canadian Solar generates 77% the revenue of Trina Solar.

Yingli Solar is seen as one of Trina Solar's top competitors. Yingli Solar's headquarters is in Baoding, Hebei Province, and was founded in 1998. Like Trina Solar, Yingli Solar also works within the Renewable Energy Equipment & Services industry. Yingli Solar generates 15% of Trina Solar's revenue.

First Solar has been one of Trina Solar's top competitors. First Solar was founded in 1999, and its headquarters is in Tempe, Arizona. Like Trina Solar, First Solar also works within the Renewable Energy Equipment & Services field. First Solar has 9,030 fewer employees than Trina Solar.

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Trina Solar Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$4.5B

Trina Solar's revenue is the ranked 2nd among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 1.5B. Over the last three quarters, Trina Solar's revenue has grown by 57.4%. Specifically, in Q4 2020's revenue was $1.6B; in Q3 2020, it was $1B; in Q2 2020, it was $1B.

Trina Solar Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Nclave

May 2018

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undisclosed
NCLAVE develops, manufactures and installs solar trackers and fixed tilt structures for residential and commercial sectors.

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Solland Solar Cells BV

Feb 2016

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undisclosed
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Yunnan Metallurgical Group Co, Ltd.

Sep 2014

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undisclosed
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These are all the companies that Trina Solar has acquired. Trina Solar has acquired 3 companies and its latest acquisition was Nclave in May 2018. NCLAVE develops, manufactures and installs solar trackers and fixed tilt structures for residential and commercial sectors.

Trina Solar Funding History

Since Trina Solar was founded in 1997, it has participated in 5 rounds of funding. In total Trina Solar has raised $1.8B. Trina Solar's last funding round was on Aug 2018 for a total of $30.0M

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FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

Debt
Aug 2018
$30M

VietinBank Group

Debt
Nov 2015
$60M

Barclays Bank

Equity
Nov 2015
$30M

Barclays Bank

Debt
Oct 2015
$1.6B
IPO
Dec 2006
$98M

Since Trina Solar was founded in 1997, it has participated in 5 rounds of funding. In total Trina Solar has raised $1.8B. Trina Solar's last funding round was on Aug 2018 for a total of $30.0M

Trina Solar Investments

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These are all the companies that Trina Solar has invested in. Trina Solar has invested 3 companies and its latest investment was Nclave in May 2018. NCLAVE develops, manufactures and installs solar trackers and fixed tilt structures for residential and commercial sectors.

Trina Solar News

May 25, 2021FinanzNachrichten

Trina Solar begins production of 550 W modules at Vietnam facility

Trina Solar broke ground on its Thai Nguyen plant in December, and completed construction in five mon... See more »
May 24, 2021Solar Industry

Trina Solar Delivers First 210 Modules to North American Market

Trina Solar Co. Ltd., a provider of photovoltaic (PV) and smart energy solutions, says its first batc... See more »
May 4, 2021Business Day

UAE based solar panel manufacturer expands operation in Nigeria

United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based Trina Solar, a global PV and smart energy total solution provider, h... See more »
April 28, 2021Dubai PR Network

Trina Solar Further Expands Its Regional Presence in the Middle East and Africa

Announces appointment of Solar Power Etal as new distributor in Nigeria Dubai, UAE - April 28 - Trina... See more »
April 23, 2021FinanzNachrichten

Smart energy, energy internet expected to be major direction of energy development in the future, Trina Solar chairman

BEIJING, April 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart energy and energy internet are expected to be the major... See more »
April 21, 2021Dubai PR Network

Trina Solar Announces 2020 Financial Results

Reporting Operating Revenue of US$4.263 billion (RMB 29.418 Billion), 26.14% More Than 2019 Achievin... See more »
April 16, 2021Solar Industry

Trina Solar Launches New Line of Dual-Row Trackers

Trina Solar Co. Ltd., a global photovoltaic (PV) and smart energy total solution provider, has launch... See more »

Trina Solar Blogs

August 8, 2016Trina Solar Blog

California’s utility-scale solar generation hits new record [Video]

California's solar industry reached a new milestone as the state's largest power grid held en... See more »
August 1, 2016Trina Solar Blog

Trina Solar named a Top 100 Global Challenger [Video]

For the second consecutive year, Trina Solar has been included on the Top 100 Global Challengers List... See more »
July 25, 2016Trina Solar Blog

California homeowners buying more solar panels [Video]

California homeowners are increasingly choosing not to lease solar panels and instead buy them.Read M... See more »
July 25, 2016Trina Solar Blog

North American leaders announce new renewable energy goals [Video]

The renewable energy market in North America may have just gotten a great deal larger and more entici... See more »
July 19, 2016Trina Solar Blog

Trina partners with NRG to provide new solar power playground for New Orleans school

In February 2013, Trina Solar partnered with NRG to provide solar energy to the school.Read More >The... See more »
July 14, 2016Trina Solar Blog

Solar energy to increase sixfold by 2030 [Video]

A new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency has projected the amount of power generat... See more »
June 27, 2016Trina Solar Blog

New York solar takes off [Video]

Solar energy generation is growing in the state of New York at an ever-accelerating pace.Read More >T... See more »

Trina Solar Press Releases

January 15, 2021PressReleasePoint

Boosting Extra 3.08% Energy Gain

According to the white paper, SuperTrack algorithm has three distinctive technical features, includin... See more »
January 14, 2021PR Newswire Asia

Trina Solar first PV manufacturer to obtain a dual Environmental Protection Certification

CHANGZHOU, China, Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Co., Ltd. ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"... See more »
September 22, 2020PR Newswire Asia

Trina Solar's Vertex 600W/550W series ultra-high power modules pass TUV Rheinland's comprehensive reliability test

CHANGZHOU, China, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 16, 2020, Trina Solar Co., Ltd announce... See more »
April 23, 2020PR Newswire Asia

Proven reliable smart PV solution evaluated by DNV GL

A technology assessment report (also referred to as a "bankability report") from DNV GL highlights th... See more »
August 8, 2019StreetInsider

Trina Solar IBC Cells Help Osaka Sangyo University's Solar Car Take First in the "Dream Class" at the 2019 FIA Suzuka Solar Race

CHANGZHOU, China, Aug. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Co., Ltd ("Trina Solar" or the "company"),... See more »
December 26, 2018Industry Today

Solar Rooftop Market 2018 Global Analysis By Key Players - SMA Solar Technology AG, Trina Solar, Canadian Solar Inc, Jinko Solar, SolarWorld AG

WiseGuyReports.Com Publish a New Market Research Report On -" Solar Rooftop Market 2018 Global Analys... See more »
November 14, 2018PR Newswire Asia

Trina Solar Receives Top Rating in China for its IP Competitiveness

Only Solar Manufacturer on the ListCHANGZHOU, China, Nov. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limite... See more »

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Trina Solar Headquarters

No.2 Tianhe Road,Trina PV Industrial Park , Xinbei district

Jiangsu, Jiangsu Province213031

86-519-8517-6109

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Trina Solar Summary

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Trina Solar designs, develops, finances and maintains solar photovoltaic modules and energy storage systems. Trina Solar was founded in 1997. Trina Solar's headquarters is located in Jiangsu, Jiangsu Province, CN 213031. It has raised 1.8B in 5 rounds...

CEO

Trina Solar's General Manager, Jifan Gao, currently has an approval rating of 87%. Trina Solar's primary competitors are Canadian Solar, Yingli Solar & First Solar.

Frequently Asked Questions about Trina Solar

  1. When was Trina Solar founded?

    Trina Solar was founded in 1997
  2. Who is Trina Solar's CEO?

    Trina Solar's CEO is Jifan Gao
  3. How much revenue does Trina Solar generate?

    Trina Solar generates $4.5B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Trina Solar have?

    Trina Solar has historically raised $1.8B in funding
  1. Where is Trina Solar's headquarters?

    Trina Solar's headquarters is in Jiangsu Jiangsu Province, CN
  2. How many employees does Trina Solar have?

    Trina Solar has 14,130 employees
  3. What sector does Trina Solar operate in?

    Trina Solar is in Renewable Energy Equipment & Services
  4. Who are Trina Solar's competitors?

    Trina Solar's top competitors are Canadian Solar, Yingli Solar, First Solar