Trina Solar’s Growthco Yieldcos by solar companies have been a big success, despite the recent stock market setback. They have allowed solar players like SunEdison and First Solar to lower their cost of capital for funding large solar power projects. They also allow increased access to capital for developing solar projects, as they unlock capital. […]

TSL Q2 2014 Shipments Trina Solar (TSL) reported a good set of Q2 2014 results, with gross margin at 15.4%. The company’s revenues increased from $ 444.8 million in Q1 2014 to $ 519.4 million in Q 2 2014. However, the shipments soared by 69% in Q2 2014 to 943.3 MW in Q2 2014. Lets […]

Trina and Yingli revise their Q1 2014 shipment projections downward Both Trina Solar (TSL) and Yingli Green Energy (YGE) are big names in the solar industry today. They performed quite well in Q4 2013 with big shipment numbers. While Trina achieved a 2.58 GW shipment, Yingli achieved a target of ~3,234 MW in 2013. Both […]

The Solar Industry is witnessing some big time consolidations since the last one year. Recently Trina Solar (TSL) acquired a controlling stake of 51% in the Chinese company Hubei Hongyuan Photovoltaic Technology Co. Ltd. (subsidiary of Shenzhen S.C), a manufacturer of solar cells, panels and solar application products. Trina Solar has performed excellently in the […]

TSL buys 51% in HYPV Trina Solar (TSL) buys a controlling stake of 51% in the Chinese Solar company Hubei Hongyuan Photovoltaic Technology Co. Ltd. The company was previously a subsidiary of the Chinese solar company Shenzhen S.C. HYPV has a rich experience in the manufacturing solar industry. It is known for its quality solar […]

Chinese solar panels are good and sold at a cheap price, though the quality of Chinese solar panels was under question a while ago. Japan on the other hand, is set to become the world’s biggest solar market by revenues. It is expected that Japan will install approximately US$20 billion worth of solar PV systems in 2013. Trina Solar is a vertically integrated company […]