Trina Solar US: Winner of The Building Tomorrow Together Award

Trina Solar, a global leader in smart solar products and solutions, was honored to receive The Building Tomorrow Together Award from the Dallas Regional Chamber (DRC) at the first Tomorrow Fund Investor Breakfast of the year held in Texas in March. 

Recognized as one of two honorees of the Building Tomorrow Together Award, Trina Solar was recognized for its role in advancing regional economic growth with its 1.35 million square foot solar photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing facility in Wilmer, Texas. The DRC event convened top business leaders and investors of the DRC’s Tomorrow Fund, dedicated to fostering a thriving business environment and economy in the Dallas region. 

“Our commitment to Dallas and the state of Texas is not just an investment in infrastructure, but a testament to our belief in the region’s potential,” said Morgan Peng, Deputy General Manager at Trina Solar US, as he accepted the award. “I wish to extend my heartfelt gratitude to everyone present here, the city of Wilmer, to Dallas, the chamber, and to the great state of Texas. Your support and collaboration have been instrumental in bringing this vision to life. Together, we are not just building a factory, we are laying the foundation for a sustainable future.”


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Community leaders at the Tomorrow Fund Investor Breakfast; (from left to right): John Votava, Dallas Division Director at The Kroger Company; Dale Petroskey, President & CEO of Dallas Regional Chamber; Gabe Madison, President of Bonton Farms; Morgan Peng, Deputy General Manager at Trina Solar US; Mike Rosa, SVP of Economic Development at the Dallas Regional Chamber; April Martin, Head of E-Commerce Corporate Affairs and Communications at The Kroger Company Mayor Sheila Petta, City of Wilmer; Chris Clark, Partner at Forvis LLP.


Trina Solar is investing more than $200 million in property and equipment and the PV manufacturing facility will provide over 1,500 local jobs. The facility is expected to be completed this year and will produce innovative large power output Vertex modules using the 210mm large size wafer.

“We’re extremely thankful for the pro-business environment and warm reception from both the Wilmer and Dallas communities,” said Steven Zhu, President of Trina Solar US. “The long-term commitment of this facility underscores Trina’s dedication to shaping Dallas into a prominent solar manufacturing hub in the United States and generating job opportunities to fuel remarkable growth in the Dallas region.”


About Trina Solar 

Trina Solar was founded in 1997. As a global leading provider of photovoltaic (PV) modules and smart energy solutions, Trina Solar delivers PV products, applications, and services to promote sustainable development for the benefit of all humanity. By the end of 2023, Trina Solar has shipped more than 190GW of modules. The company is currently developing a 5GW manufacturing base in Wilmer, Texas. Trina Solar has obtained extensive technical and brand recognition from renowned independent institutes worldwide, demonstrating the PV market's strong confidence in Trina’s product value, technological innovation, and financial performance. It has scored 100% in the BNEF Bankability Survey 7 years in a row, has won “Overall Highest Achiever” by RETC for 4 consecutive years, was awarded the highest ranking, AAA, 5 times in a row in the PVTech Bankability Ratings report, and has been awarded “Top Performer” by PVEL for 9 consecutive years.  

Trina Solar’s global business footprint has delivered clean energy to more than 170 countries and regions. With its mission of “Solar energy for all,” Trina Solar is committed to working with others to create a net-zero future. For more information, please visit


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