SHANGHAI, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the solar PV industry, today announced that it has supplied 1.2 MW solar PV modules to SolaireDirect Chile, an Independent Power Producer using solar energy based in Chile. The project began commercial operations in June 2013.
Located in the high mountainous deserts of Chile's Fourth Region, the project provides energy to both mining companies and the Chilean spot energy market through the Chilean Central Interconnected System. This project generates enough energy to meet the requirements of between 1,200 and 1,800 local households. The solar plant is remotely supervised and operated, with regularly scheduled maintenance and inspection by SolaireDirect's skilled operators.
"We are very pleased to have the opportunity to cooperate with SolaireDirect on this project in Chile. This contract demonstrates to our customers in the region that our high-efficiency modules are well suited for desert conditions in geographically diverse regions such as Chile," commented Mr. Xiande Li, Chairman of JinkoSolar.
"We chose JinkoSolar due to their technological leadership in the global solar PV industry and long-term commitment to sustainable development. We are proud to support the Chilean government in their endeavor to bring clean power to Chile, allowing them attain energy security," commented Mr. Royal Smith, Operations Director of SolaireDirect Chile. "This partnership reiterates our action plan of providing utility scale solar solutions."
About JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.
JinkoSolar is a global leader in the solar PV industry with production operations in Jiangxi and Zhejiang Provinces in China and sales and marketing offices in Shanghai and Beijing, China; Munich, Germany; Bologna, Italy; 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 1.5 GW each for silicon ingots and wafers, solar PV cells, and solar PV modules, as of June 30, 2013. JinkoSolar sells electricity in China and distributes its solar products to a diversified customer base in the global PV market, including Germany, Italy, Belgium, Spain, the United States, Eastern Europe, China, India, Japan, South Africa, and other countries and regions.
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