Dec.19, 2013 - Trina Solar today announced that it has been chosen as the sole supplier of 25MW of modules to Phase III of the 75MW Bangchak Solar Energy Project in Thailand. The project is owned by Bangchak Solar Energy (Nakhonratchasima) Co., Ltd. ("BSE-NMA") and Bangchak Solar Energy (Chaiyaphum 1) Co., Ltd. ("BSE-CPM1"), the subsidiaries of Bangchak Solar Energy co., Ltd. ("BSE") and will be constructed by Gunkul Engineering Public Company ("Gunkul"). Trina Solar is expected to commence shipment in late December.
"We are very pleased to collaborate with BSE, a leading solar power plant operator in Thailand," said Mr. Jifan Gao, chairman and CEO of Trina Solar. "This is a significant module supply contract for Trina Solar in Thailand and demonstrates our continued commitment to delivering on our strategy of market diversification."
Mr. Gao added, "Thailand is a leading emerging solar market in South East Asia. We look forward to growing our presence in Thailand's solar market in 2014 and to contributing to the realization of a more secure, clean and independent solar energy for Thailand."
"BSE is deeply committed to growing the number and the scale of solar power projects in Thailand to strengthen local economies and help defend against climate change," commented the management of Bangchak Solar Energy. "Trina Solar's excellent international track record combined with their high-efficiency panels, which are highly suited to Thailand's hot and humid climate, singled them out as our partner of choice."
"This solar project further supports Thailand's National Energy Policy Commission's new target of delivering 1,000MW of solar power by 2014 and 2,000MW of solar power through utility projects by 2021 incented by feed-in-tariffs for rooftop and community ground-mounted solar projects, signaling high-level support for Thailand's solar sector," added the management of Bangchak Solar Energy.