JinkoSolar Powers an Agriculture Company with High-Efficiency Modules in South Africa
Shanghai, June 21, 2017 -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE:JKS), a global leader in the photovoltaic (“PV”) industry, today announced that they have delivered 1120pcs of high-efficiency solar modules to Senwes, a leading agriculture group in South Africa. All modules have been installed in the silo campus of Senwes in Hennenman city.
107-year old Senwes Group is a well-known enterprise, providing various farm machinery and agricultural services. This collaboration between JinkoSolar and Senwes Group will definitely bring a win-win situation — with installed capacity of 358kw, the whole solar system could generate more than 470,000kwh per year and also save62% of prevailing electricity tariff for Hennenman silo.
Nico Els, silo manager, can now monitor the solar system via a special APP called ‘Sunny Portal’. With JinkoSolar’s high-efficiency modules, the system recently recorded 1600kWh and 281kWp, 10% above the projected maximum demand of 266kWp.
Francois Strydom, Group Chief Executive of Senwes, said: “With green power from JinkoSolar, we can reduce approximately 1kg CO2/kWh. This matches the idea of green production and sustainability objectives of Senwes Group.”
“We are delighted to partner with Senwes Group to provide exceptional ROI and help reduce greenhouse gas emission.” Commented Gulnara Abdullina, JinkoSolar's General Manager of Middle East Asia and Africa, “JinkoSolar has been exploring different applications and providing one-stop solutions to meet investors’ demands. We have already developed different applications in agriculture and telecommunication in Africa, and will keep exploring new ideas to make the best use of solar and benefit all human beings.”
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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