JinkoSolar Becomes the First PV Company to Receive CQC's "Top Runner" Program Level One Energy Efficiency Certification in China

Jan 21, 2016, 06:50 ET from Jinko Solar Holding Co., Ltd.

SHANGHAI, Jan. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the solar PV industry, today announced that its multi-crystalline PV modules were the first to receive the China Quality Certification Center's ("CQC") Top Runner Program level-one energy efficiency certification in China.

Introduced by China's National Energy Administration (NEA) in 2015, the Top Runner Program's is aimed at facilitating the application of advanced PV technology and upgrading the industry. JinkoSolar has been steadily improving the quality and power output of its modules, achieving record-high power output of over 285W for its mass-produced multi-crystalline 60-cell modules. JinkoSolar's technological strength resulted in the Company's PV modules receiving China's first level-one energy efficiency certification. JinkoSolar was also among a small number of solar PV companies to have been awarded the Top Runner Program's Best Module Suppliers award in 2015.

"We are honored to become the first solar module manufacturer to receive Top Runner Program level-one certification," commented Mr. Kangping Chen, CEO of JinkoSolar. "Our modules distinguish themselves by conforming to the Top Runner Program's high standards for power output and quality, and were also recognized by the national third-party certification agency. Our R&D team has been working diligently to overcome many technological barriers and succeeded in creating real breakthroughs in the manufacturing of multi-crystalline modules. At the same time, our quality control team has been closely monitoring every single step of the manufacturing process to ensure that production management is transparent, delicacy and controllable. We will continue to provide our customers with reliable high-efficiency PV products as we work to pave the way for the sustainable development of the PV industry in China."

About JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.

JinkoSolar (NYSE: JKS) is a global leader in the solar industry. JinkoSolar distributes its solar products and sells its solutions and services to a diversified international utility, commercial and residential customer base in China, the United States, Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom, Chile, South Africa, India, Mexico, Brazil, the United Arab Emirates, Italy, Spain, France, Belgium, and other countries and regions. JinkoSolar has built a vertically integrated solar product value chain, with an integrated annual capacity of 3 GW for silicon ingots and wafers, 2.5 GW for solar cells, and 4.0 GW for solar modules, as of September 30, 2015. JinkoSolar also sells electricity in China, and has connected approximately 846 MW of solar power projects to the grid, as of September 30, 2015.

JinkoSolar has over 15,000 employees across its 5 productions facilities in Jiangxi and Zhejiang Provinces, China, Malaysia, Portugal and South Africa, 12 global sales offices in China, Spain, the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Morocco, Ghana, Brazil, Costa Rica and Mexico and 11 oversea subsidiaries in Germany, Italy, Switzerland, the United States, Canada, Australia, Singapore, Japan, India, South Africa and Chile.

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JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.
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