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Trina Solar, a leading global PV and smart energy total solution provider, has received the Red Dot Design Award, the product and industrial design award known as the ‘Oscars’ of the design world.
The Chinese PV maker’s Vertex S series of sleek, high-power and high-efficiency modules was selected out of nearly 10,000 entries from more than 60 countries for its advanced design concept and excellent user experience.
The Red Dot Design Award – which are announced in Germany – are the world’s top product design awards, known as the ‘Oscars of Industrial Design’. The awards are highly sought after by product and industrial designers. Other notable companies that have won the design award in past years include Apple, Audi and Porsche.
The Vertex S module is designed for residential rooftops which means the product not only has high power, high capacity and high reliability; but is also designed for aesthetics. Vertex S has been unanimously praised by the global distributed module market and professionals, and favored by distributors and customers around the world. Thanks to the advanced design and outstanding craftsmanship, it perfectly meets the high standards of the Red Dot Design Award from product function to appearance design.
Trina Solar’s Vertex S series modules feature innovative and design-inspired aesthetics along with excellent product performance. Vertex S comes with several design options, including the all-black appearance, to match different architectural styles and application scenarios. This gives more possibilities for distributed rooftop spaces, while keeping the commitment to environmental protection.
The Vertex S all-black module has black cells, with ultra-fine busbars, together with a black frame and back-sheet; making the whole product visually appealing. The unique and outstanding aesthetic effect of the all-black design carries a simple and advanced temperament, highlighting the beauty of modern craftsmanship.
Helena Li, President of Module and Cell Business at Trina Solar, says “It is Trina Solar’s distinguished achievement to stand out from all major brands and win the Red Dot Design Award for continuous innovation and customer value orientation.”
Recently, Trina Solar announced that its Vertex series, which uses 210mm diameter wafers, has been upgraded again through the innovative 210mm rectangular wafer (G12R) cell technology and the latest module design. The upgraded products include the currently available Vertex S series and Vertex 550W modules. After the upgrade, there’s a power increase of up to 30W per module, and a module conversion efficiency of up to 21.5%. Both new products will be firstly deployed in global distributed scenarios and are a perfect match with global mainstream inverter brands.
The two upgraded product lines will be unveiled at Intersolar Europe on May 11th, bringing higher and more significant customer value than similar products in the industry, underlining Trina Solar’s approach of driving the industry to new heights.