Trina hails 'leveller' EU-China deal

The limits put on Chinese PV imports into Europe have helped – rather than harmed – Trina’s push into the UK, as the module giant chalked up its second major order in Britain in the past few days.

Trina – China’s second largest supplier of PV modules – has announced a 50MW follow-on order from Reading-based solar developer Anesco.

The two companies reached a framework agreement late last year, which led to 50MW of module deliveries in early 2013. But all such agreements were thrown into question by the EU-China solar spat, with experts cautioning that an unfavourable outcome for Chinese suppliers would have seriously damaged the booming UK solar market.

However, Trina says the “price undertaking” agreed between Beijing and Brussels this summer – and likely to be formally put in place in December – Log in to read complete article.

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