JinkoSolar Supplies High-efficiency Modules to Morgenster Estate in South Africa
Shanghai, June 14, 2017 -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE:JKS), a global leader in the photovoltaic (“PV”) industry, today announced that they have already delivered 214kw of high-efficiency PV modules to Morgenster Olive & Wine Estate in South Africa, empowering its sustainable farming.
Morgenster Wine & Olive Estate, located at the gateway to the Western Cape wine-growing region, is a thriving olive and wine farm dating back to 1711, and produces internationally acclaimed Bordeaux-style wines and extra virgin olive oil of astounding quality.
The winery, olive mill and tasting room facilities are solar powered. The sun provides approximately two thirds of the required electrical power to run pumps, olive press, and cooling units to keep the wine cellar.
“Our goal is to preserve the essence of the fruit that goes into our wines and extra virgin olive oils. We aim to manage our business and our agricultural techniques in a way that maintains these great resources of our property,” said Corius Visser, Manager of Morgenster Wine & Olive Estate.
“We have always been attaching great importance to South African market.” commented Gulnara Abdullina, JinkoSolar's General Manager of Middle East Asia and Africa, “We are pleased to supply historic Morgenster Wine & Olive Estate with our high-efficiency PV modules. And we strongly believe that with clean energy, Morgenster will gain more and more customers. ”
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 5.0GW for silicon ingots and wafers, 4.0GW for solar cells, and 6.5 GW for solar modules, as of March 31, 2017.
JinkoSolar has over 15,000 employees across its 8 productions facilities in China (5), Malaysia, Portugal and South Africa, and 16 overseas subsidiaries across Japan (2), Singapore, India, Turkey, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Spain, United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Australia and South Africa. JinkoSolar has 16 global sales offices across China (2), United Kingdom, Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Morocco, Ghana, Kenya, Costa Rica, Colombia and Argentina.
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