Trina Solar Ltd. says that one of its key solar module glass suppliers, Beijing Hua Mei Dazheng Technology Co. Ltd., has signed an investment agreement to establish a production facility in the Changzhou Trina Photovoltaic Industrial Park.
The agreement was signed with the Changzhou National High Tech District to build a production facility adjacent to Trina Solar's manufacturing campus. Construction of the facility is planned to start in the second half of this year, with production expected to begin in the first half of 2010.
Beijing Hua Mei is one of the first PV glass companies to be established in China and has supplied Trina Solar since 2007. Trina Solar has entered into a long-term agreement to purchase solar module glass produced by the new Changzhou production facility.
SOURCE: Trina Solar Ltd.