Trina Solar (Schweiz) AG

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Lobbying Costs


Financial year: Jan 2016 - Dec 2016

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

0.25 Fte (1)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Trina Solar (Schweiz) AG

    EU Transparency Register

    37544129782-90 First registered on 11 Oct 2012

    Goals / Remit

    Trina Solar Limited (NYSE:TSL) is a global leader in photovoltaic modules, solutions and services. Founded in 1997 as a PV system integrator, Trina Solar today drives smart energy together with installers, distributors, utilities and developers worldwide. The company’s industry-shaping position is based on innovation excellence, superior product quality, vertically integrated capabilities and environmental stewardship.

    The core values of Trina Solar are “Customer Focus, Open Mindedness, Respect & Collaboration for Win-Win, and Pursuit of Excellence”. Our corporate mission is to benefit humanity with solar energy. We are committed to being a responsible corporate citizen, building a safe, healthy and environment-friendly work environment for all employees. For the past 3 years, the Silicon Valley Toxic coalition has ranked Trina Solar as the most environmentally sustainable solar manufacturer globally. We additionally hold an Ecovadis Silver rating from 2014.

    European Public Affairs is responsible for communications and awareness raising for policies and regulation which grow a sustainable solar market.

    Main EU files targeted

    We actively follow the WEEE Directive, State Aid Directive and evolution of National Renewable Energy Actions plans and targets. The EU engagement in the Environmental Goods Agreement (at the WTO) and the COP's are of interest to our company.


    Head Office
    Richtistraße, 11
    Wallisellen 8304
  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    Regulatory policy monitoring and engagement independently and through associations is projected at 25% of 1 persons time in 2017.

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Ms Jodie Roussell (Head of Public Affairs, Europe, Africa & Latin America)

    Person with legal responsibility

    Mr Vincenzo Costanzelli (Head of Finance, Europe)

  • Categories


    II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations


    Companies & groups

  • Networking


    PV CYCLE (Europe Wide)
    Solar Trade Association (UK)
    Solar Power Europe (Europe Wide)
    Austrian PV Association
    ANIE Italy PV Association
    Enerplan (France)
    China-Lux Chamber of Commerce
    Irish Solar energy Association

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2016 - Dec 2016

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year


    Other financial info

    Estimated costs include travel to Brussels, consultant fees, subscription fees, legal fees.

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    We are interested in the Activities of DG Trade, DG Climate Action & Energy and the Vice-President's work for the Energy Union.



    Groups (European Parliament)


    Communication activities

    Annual Sustainability Report
    Corporate Annual Report
    Ecovadis CSR Suppliers Assessment (Annual)

    Other activities

    No EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register.

  • Meetings


    2 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 24 Sep 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject developments in EU solar industry
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      • Nele Eichhorn (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 May 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Developments in the solar energy sector in Europe
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      • Nele Eichhorn (Cabinet member)
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