2013-02-06 | Editor : elsiefu 727 pageviews

Trina Solar Announces Teaming Agreement with QBotix

Trina Solar Limited(TSL), ("Trina Solar" or "the Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic modules, solutions and services, announced its subsidiary Trina Solar US Development Company LLC has entered into a teaming agreement with Silicon Valley-based QBotix Inc., recognized as the first company to utilize mobile, intelligent and rugged robotics for the operation of solar power plants. 

Under terms of the agreement, Trina Solar and QBotix will collaborate this year on test and commercial projects within and outside the United States, and develop a scalable 'building block' design solution for commercial project developers. QBotix's first product, QTS, a robotically driven dual-axis tracking system, is currently being advance field-tested in commercial deployments in California, Arizona and Japan.

Wasiq Bokhari, CEO of QBotix, Inc., said, "We are looking forward to working with Trina Solar to deploy PV systems combining Trina modules and our breakthrough QTS platform to dramatically lower installation times and LCOE, and to provide unprecedented system level intelligence for the solar industry."

Randy Wu, Trina Solar's General Manager, Project Development, Americas, added, "We are both pleased and excited to team with QBotix, whose solution is capable of playing a vital role in lowering energy production costs for our in-house and customer project portfolios. This collaboration is in line with our focus to partner with leading technology developers to enhance the quality and performance advantages of our products."

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