On December 1, Trina Solar hosted a celebration for its new 1.35 million square foot solar photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing facility with community members, partners, and local and state officials in Wilmer, Texas. The company is investing more than $200 million in property and equipment and the facility will provide 1,500 local jobs. The event offered a unique opportunity to network, hear from the Trina team, and get a first look inside the new facility.

The event was attended by over 160 guests and featured keynote speakers, including State Rep. Carl Sherman, D-DeSoto; John Wiley Price, Dallas County Commissioner; Sheila Petta, Wilmer Mayor; Dr. Joseph Seabrooks, President of Dallas College; Steve Modory, Co-Managing Partner of Champion Partners; and Steven Zhu, President of Trina Solar US. The facility is expected to be completed in 2024 and, once operational, will produce innovative large power output Vertex modules using the 210mm large size wafer utilizing and manufacturing techniques and technologies pulled from over 26 years of experience.