Trina Solar. Trina Solar stands among the best of the solar panel manufacturers in the business. Trina Solar was founded in 1997 in China by Gao Jifan. And they've been pioneering and changing the solar industry ever since. It became publicly listed on the NYSE in 2006.
Milestones. By 2014, Trina achieved some big numbers. It shipped over 1GW in one quarter that year. And also broke the the solar cell efficiency world record 7 times that year. To date, Trina Solar's R&D team has broken 18 world records on solar cell efficiency and module power!