JinkoSolar Holding Co., a Chinese module maker, agreed to supply panels with 80 megawatts of capacity for rooftop projects in Guangdong and Hainan provinces.
JinkoSolar has delivered the first shipment of modules to China Southern Power Grid Co., a state-owned utility, the Shangrao, China-based manufacturer said Tuesday in a statement. Terms weren’t disclosed.
Installations in China this year may surpass 17 gigawatts, exceeding an earlier forecast of about 15 gigawatts, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance. About 13 gigawatts were added last year in the world’s largest solar market.