SHANGHAI, April 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the solar PV industry, today announced that it will supply METKA-EGN USA LLC ("METKA-EGN ") with 57.65 MW of PV solar modules for the largest solar PV plant in Puerto Rico.
JinkoSolar will deliver the 57.65 MW of PV solar modules for the project located in the municipality of Isabela, Puerto Rico. The Owner of the project is Oriana LLC, a subsidiary of Sonnedix USA Limited, and a member of the Sonnedix group of companies. JinkoSolar has collaborated with METKA-EGN on several different projects in various markets across the globe.
"METKA-EGN is one of our most important European EPC clients and we are very happy to expand our partnership into other growth regions of the world. Global strategic partnerships like this one with METKA-EGN, one of the leading EPC players in the world, forms a cornerstone of JinkoSolar's global success story", said Mr. Frank Niendorf, General Manager JinkoSolar Europe.
"METKA-EGN is pleased to collaborate with JinkoSolar on the completion of the largest solar PV project in Puerto Rico. We look forward to cooperating with JinkoSolar's professional and dedicated team again on future projects," commented Mr. Nikos Papapetrou, CEO of METKA-EGN.
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 4.3 GW for solar modules, as of December 31, 2015. JinkoSolar also sells electricity in China, and had connected approximately 1,006.6 MW of solar power projects to the grid, as of December 31, 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.
To find out more, please see: www.jinkosolar.com
METKA-EGN is a world-class EPC contractor for utility scale solar PV projects, with a customer portfolio including some of the leading investors in the PV sector. Project references include more than 400 MW of medium - large scale PV projects in several countries, including the home market of the United Kingdom, as well as Bulgaria, Greece, Romania and Turkey. Complementing the company's EPC activity, METKA-EGN is also an experienced project developer, with a track record of more than 200MW successfully developed projects in several countries. Beyond the well-established activity in Europe, with two fully owned subsidiaries in the United Kingdom and Cyprus, METKA-EGN is expanding aims to further expand its presence in key markets such as the Middle East, Latin America and Africa.
As a result of its existing track record and strong pipeline of new projects it is anticipated that the capacity installed by METKA-EGN will reach 500MW within Q1 2016.
To find out more, please see: www.metka-egn.com
Sonnedix is an Independent Solar Power Producer (IPP) with a proven track record in delivering high performance cost competitive solar photovoltaic plants to the market. Sonnedix develops, builds, owns and operates solar power plants globally. For more information about Sonnedix, please visit www.sonnedix.com
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