JinkoSolar to Supply 5MW of Solar Modules to Sunkon Energy in India
SHANGHAI, May 29, 2013
SHANGHAI, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.
("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a leading global solar power
product manufacturer, today announced that it has completed the delivery to a
Photovoltaic Solar project of total 5 MW in collaboration with Sunkon Energy
(P) Ltd. in Ghespur, Gujarat, India.
Sunkon Energy (P) Ltd. has been using JinkoSolar modules since December, 2012
and Jinko PV modules have then successfully been generating power at a high
performance ratio. With a total of 17,886 JinkoSolar poly-crystalline modules
installed, the project was completed within 58 days and covers an area of
80,000 square meters. It is expected to produce 8,030 MWH of electricity per
year and reduce CO2 emission by 7,882 tons.
Being one of the world's most attractive emerging markets, India is densely
populated, with increasing electricity demand and has high solar irradiation,
an ideal combination for using solar power. India's Ministry of New and
Renewable Energy has introduced aggressive and favourable solar policies to
spur the development of solar energy with Gujarat state as the home to the
largest solar program in India.
"I am proud of the great progress we have made so far in India, In only a few
months we managed to enter into this promising market reaching a level of 80
MW sales of Jinko PV modules in Solar plants," commented Mr. Arturo Herrero,
Chief Marketing Officer of JinkoSolar. "While we were not among the first
companies to enter India's solar market, we have made our presence well-known
rapidly and we managed to establish a firm foothold and good brand
recognition. Armed with a highly skilled and devoted team in India, we are
ensuring our customers are provided with reliable products, competitive
conditions and excellent local services from our professionals in Delhi and
"We have been very selective with our partners and have applied the highest
industry standards when selecting the best modules for this project.
Cooperating with JinkoSolar has proven to be a pleasant experience and we are
pleased to have achieved objectives we set at the beginning. I would like to
take this opportunity to extend my appreciation to the JinkoSolar team for
their effective, efficient, and professional work," added Mr. Gopal Sultania,
Managing Director, of Sunkon Energy.
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 and Beijing, China; Munich, Germany; Bologna, Italy;
Montpellier, France; Zug, Switzerland; San Francisco, the United States;
Queensland, Australia; Ontario, Canada; Singapore; Tokyo, Japan; and Cape
Town, South Africa.
JinkoSolar has built a vertically integrated solar product value chain with an
integrated annual capacity of approximately 1.2 GW each for silicon ingots and
wafers, solar PV cells, and solar PV modules as of December 31, 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, South Africa, and
other countries and regions.
About Sunkon Energy (P) Ltd.
Incorporated in April 2008, SunKon Energy plans to develop, finance,
construct, own, and operate utility-scale solar photovoltaic power plants with
a goal to becoming a leading owner and operator of solar power plants in
India. Our aim is to help address the impending energy crisis, contribute to
efforts towards mitigation of global warming and climate change and reduce
India's dependence on traditional power sources. With grid parity as an
ultimate goal, SunKon Energy will play an aggressive role in roll-out of solar
energy infrastructure in India.
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ended December 31, 2011 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on
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For investor and media inquiries, please contact:
Mr. Sebastian Liu
JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.
Tel: +86 21 6061 1792
SOURCE JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.
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