Trina Solar has announced that TrinaTracker, a Single Axis Tracker manufacturer subsidiary of Trina Solar has signed an 875MW solar tracker supply contract with Samsung C&T (SSCT), for Qatar’s largest solar plant — the industrial cities solar power project (IC Solar).
TrinaTracker in a statement said that it is proud to be the first Chinese company to deliver solar trackers to Qatar.
The contract is for the supply of two solar photovoltaic plants,417MW in Mesaieed Industrial City, and 458MW Ras Laffan Industrial City.
Both projects are expected to reach commercial operation at the end of 2024. Once completed, the plants will supply power to energy intensive facilities in the industrial complex owned by QatarEnergy and Qatar’s national electrical grid.
The Qatar IC Solar project was developed by the Qatar state-owned petroleum company QatarEnergy, and Samsung C&T will be responsible for Engineering, procurement and Construction (EPC).
Sookyung Ha, general manager of Samsung C&T Shanghai said, “It fully reflects our trust and recognition in TrinaTracker, since we choose to cooperate with Trina to execute this large-scale PV project in Qatar. On the occasion of 25th anniversary of Trina Solar, we hope to take this signing ceremony as an opportunity, to continuously deepen our cooperation, and exchange experiences between both sides. At the same time, we hope Trina can participate in more quality projects of Samsung C&T and contribute to the high-quality development of the global energy industry.”