LOS ANGELES, July 29 Chinese solar companies
Trina Solar Ltd TSL.N and Suntech Power Holdings Co Ltd
STP.N have signed separate supply agreements with a unit of
Italy's biggest power company, Enel SpA (ENEI.MI), the
companies said on Tuesday.
Suntech said it would supply Enel.si with 30 megawatts of
photovoltaic solar modules later this year and in 2009.
Trina said it would supply the company with 17 MW of
modules starting this year.
Enel is a world leader in generating electricity from
renewable sources. It plans to spend 7.4 billion euros on such
investments by the end of 2012.
Suntech shares were up 1.9 percent at $33.33 in midday
trade on the New York Stock Exchange, while Trina shares were
up 3.6 percent to $26.54, also on the NYSE.
(Reporting by Nichola Groom; editing by John Wallace)