Trina Solar achieves 24.5% efficiency for 210mm cells, breaking world record for the 24th time

Trina Solar Co., Ltd. ("Trina Solar" or the "company"), a leading global PV and smart energy total solution provider, has achieved an efficiency of 24.5% with its proprietary industrial larger-area 210mm×210mm high-efficiency PERC solar cell. The result was achieved by the company's State Key Laboratory of PV Science and Technology, and was independently confirmed by the National Institute of Metrology, China. This sets a new record for 210mm p-type monocrystalline silicon PERC cells. It is the 24th time that Trina Solar achieves a new world record, manifesting the company’s long-standing technology leadership.

Trina Solar developed advanced technologies including multi-layer anti-reflection, ultra-fine metallization fingers, and super multi busbar (MBB) to realize the champion efficiency of 24.5% for larger-area 210mm high-efficiency PERC cells.

“We are proud to announce the latest achievements developed by our technical team,” said Dr. Yifeng Chen, Head of High Efficiency Cell and Module R&D Center at Trina Solar. “PERC is a very mature industrial technology with lowest cost. Our latest achievement indicates Trina Solar R&D team’s vigorous and innovative capabilities in mature technology. We are dedicated to making continuous R&D investment in the technology of mass production and creating higher value for our customers.”

Trina Solar has continuously focused on transferring innovative technologies to manufacturing, to turn efficiency achieved in the laboratory into speedy industrialization and consolidate technology leadership in high efficiency cell mass production, so that high efficiency and high value products become beneficial to the entire photovoltaic industry.

As the industry evolves, the industrialization of 600W+ has become a common choice. The mature technology of 210mm plus p-type has laid a solid foundation for the whole industry to enter the new era of 600W+ ultra-high efficiency. With the joint efforts by partners of the whole value chain to strengthen coordination between R&D, manufacturing and application, the industrialization of the newest efficiency of 210mm cells will be happening at a very fast pace, paving new paths of lowering cost for the PV industry.


Caption: Trina Solar's State Key Lab of PV Science and Technology has achieved a new cell efficiency record for 210mm p-type PERC cells.
Source: Trina Solar


About Trina Solar (688599.SH)

Trina Solar was founded in 1997. As a global leading provider for photovoltaic (PV) module and smart energy solutions, Trina Solar delivers PV products, applications and services to promote global sustainable development. Through constant innovation, Trina Solar continues to push the PV industry forward by creating greater grid parity of PV power and popularizing renewable energy. Trina Solar's mission is to boost global renewable energy development around the world for the benefit of all of humanity.

To date, Trina Solar has delivered more than 100 GW of solar modules worldwide. In addition, Trina's downstream business includes solar PV project development, financing, design, construction, operations and management, and one-stop system integration solutions for customers. Trina Solar has connected over 5GW of solar power plants to the grid worldwide. Trina Solar first launched the Energy IoT brand in 2018, and is now aiming to be a global leader in smart energy. In June 2020, Trina Solar listed on the STAR Market of Shanghai Stock Exchange. For more information, please visit


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