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Essco Wholesale/Sonepar Signs Sales Agreement with Trina Solar

March 10, 2010
Essco Wholesale Electric, Inc. an Arizona-based subsidiary of Sonepar USA, will distribute PV modules for Trina Solar Ltd., (Changzhou Trina Solar Energy Co., Ltd.). Under the terms of the agreement, Trina Solar is expected to supply Essco, Chandler, ...

Essco Wholesale Electric, Inc. an Arizona-based subsidiary of Sonepar USA, will distribute PV modules for Trina Solar Ltd., (Changzhou Trina Solar Energy Co., Ltd.). Under the terms of the agreement, Trina Solar is expected to supply Essco, Chandler, Ariz., with approximately 25 MW of PV modules and an additional 4 MW at the option of Essco, to be delivered during 2010.

"With the addition of Trina Solar modules to our renewable energy equipment portfolio, we truly are able to be a one-stop distributor for our electrical contractors and solar integration companies,” said Scott Tonn, Essco's president. “With Sonepar's national coverage through its operating companies and encompassing Essco's direct coverage of the Southwest, we are making renewable energy products more available and affordable than ever before to our customers.”

Mark Wilkerson, Trina Solar's senior director of North American sales and marketing, said in a press release that the partnership will help Trina Solar expand its presence and increase brand recognition in commercial and residential markets in the United States. Details