SHANGHAI, Sept. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the photovoltaic (PV) industry, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, JINKOSOLAR CANADA CO., LTD, will supply approximately 17 MW dc of its solar PV modules to Borea Construction ULC ("Borea Construction") for the construction of the Brooks Solar Project in Brooks, Alberta in Canada.
The Brooks Solar Project is the first utility-scale solar project in western Canada and is owned by Elemental Energy Inc. ("Elemental"), a Vancouver-based renewable energy developer, investor, and operator. Elemental worked collaboratively with many stakeholders to successfully advance the project through late stage development and construction phases. Emissions Reduction Alberta is a contributing partner on the project.
Over 48,500 of JinkoSolar's high-efficiency Mono PERC modules will be used for the Brooks Solar Project, Canada's first solar project utilizing Mono PERC solar PV modules.
"We are proud to work with Borea Construction and Elemental Energy on the Brooks Solar Project, a landmark project for the province of Alberta," said Nigel Cockroft, General Manager of JinkoSolar (U.S.) Inc.
"We needed very high efficiency modules for the Brooks Solar Project," said Murray Westerberg, Director, Western Canada of Borea Construction, "and JinkoSolar presented the best value."
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 6.0 GW for silicon ingots and wafers, 4.5 GW for solar cells, and 7.5 GW for solar modules, as of June 30, 2017.
JinkoSolar has over 15,000 employees across its 8 production facilities in China (5), Malaysia, Portugal, and South Africa; 16 overseas subsidiaries in Japan (2), Singapore, India, Turkey, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Australia, South Africa and United Arab Emirates; and 18 global sales offices in China (2), United Kingdom, Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Egypt, Morocco, Ghana, Kenya, Costa Rica, Colombia, Brazil, and Mexico.
To find out more, please see: www.jinkosolar.com
About Elemental Energy Inc. (Elemental)
Elemental is a developer, investor and operator of renewable energy projects, with interests in operating and development stage hydro, wind, and solar projects throughout North America. Elemental provided 100% of the equity financing for Brooks Solar and will be the long-term owner and operator of the project.
To learn more visit: www.elementalenergy.ca
About Borea Construction ULC (Borea Construction)
Borea Construction is Canada's leader in renewable energy construction having constructed nearly 1/3 of all renewable energy projects in Canada, which translates into 40+ projects and 4,300+ MW of wind and solar energy from coast to coast.
Borea Construction is a family-owned joint venture between Pomerleau, one of Canada's premier construction firms, and Blattner Energy, the largest contractor specializing in renewable energy construction in North America.
To learn more visit www.boreaconstruction.com
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Mr. Sebastian Liu
JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.
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