JinkoSolar to Partner with Shanghai Jiaotong University at the '2013 Solar
SHANGHAI, March 21, 2013
SHANGHAI, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.
("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a leading global PV solar power
product manufacturer, today announces that it will partner with Shanghai
Jiaotong University ("SJTU") in the construction of its solar-powered house,
including JinkoSolar high quality Solar PV modules for the 2013 Solar
Decathlon China. The ground breaking ceremony and demonstration project for
the solar-powered house was held on Wednesday, March 20th, 2013 in SJTU's
Over 20 teams of the selected best students from worldwide universities will
participate in the first Solar Decathlon China, which will take place in
Datong, China in mid-August. The collegiate teams compete to design, build,
and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient and
As one of the participating teams, students from SJTU have spent months in the
preparation of designing and building an elegant southern Chinese-style house
perfectly equipped with modern energy-efficient appliances powered by 13
kilowatt JinkoSolar PV panels. With the proper angled roof engineered to
capture sunlight, the house does not require any electric lights during the
day. Without sacrificing comfort and style in pursuit of alternative energy
utilization, the solar panels on the rooftop array are adjustable to maximize
sun exposure in a wide range of climates. The prototype house will be kept on
STJU's Minhang Campus upon completion and used as an international students'
"We are excited to have the opportunity to work with JinkoSolar to demonstrate
the environmental and economic benefits of solar power," stated Mr. Huang
Zhen, Vice President of Shanghai Jiaotong University. "By taking a leadership
role in the advancement of renewable energy, we are not only proving solar
power's practical use to other educational institutions, but also providing
the building's electricity requirements. We hope this project will serve as a
model and as an effective teaching tool for SJTU students across various
Mr. Xiande Li, Chairman of JinkoSolar added, "We are proud of partnering with
SJTU to deliver this state-of-the-art eco-friendly house utilizing
JinkoSolar's highly efficient and reliable solar PV panels. SJTU's
Photovoltaic Institution and JinkoSolar both have outstanding reputations as
organizations that are leading the way in their respective disciplines, and it
is our pleasure to work with such an esteemed and forward-thinking
JinkoSolar is a leading solar power product manufacturer with production
operations in Jiangxi and Zhejiang Provinces in China and sales and marketing
offices in Shanghai, China; Munich, Germany; Bologna, Italy; Montpellier,
France; Zug, Switzerland; San Francisco, the United States; Queensland,
Australia; Ontario, Canada and Singapore.
JinkoSolar has built a vertically integrated solar product value chain with an
integrated annual capacity of approximately 1.2 GW each for silicon wafers,
solar PV cells and solar PV modules as of September 30, 2012.JinkoSolar
distributes its photovoltaic products to a diversified customer base in the
global PV market, including Germany, Italy, Belgium, Spain, the United States,
France, Eastern Europe, China, India, Japan and other countries and regions.
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