China’s Trina Solar to supply 30MW solar modules in South Africa

30 January 2013 03:40  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Trina Solar will supply 30MW of photovoltaic modules to Gestamp Solar for two photovoltaic projects in South Africa, the company’s first major project in the country, Trinar Solar said late on Tuesday.

Large-scale solar systems will be installed in South Africa's Northern Cape province, in the towns of Prieska and De Aar, with the capacity to generate 20MW and 10MW respectively, the statement showed.

Deliveries of the modules will be made in the third quarter of 2013, the statement showed.

“It is our first major project in South Africa and will enable us to strengthen our presence in this market, where the solar sector is booming,” said Jifan Gao, chairman and CEO of Trina Solar.

By: Felicia Loo

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