JinkoSolar supplies modules for Shagaya Renewables Park in Kuwait

31 August 2016 (Last Updated August 31st, 2016 18:30)

JinkoSolar Holding has supplied 5MW of solar modules to TSK Electronica y Electricidad for the Shagaya Renewables Park photovoltaic (PV) power plant.

JinkoSolar Holding has supplied 5MW of solar modules to TSK Electronica y Electricidad for the Shagaya Renewables Park photovoltaic (PV) power plant.

Owned by Kuwait's Ministry Of Energy and Water, the 10MW project will feature both thin film and PV modules. It is expected to be completed this month, when it will produce more than 9,624MWh of clean energy a year.

JinkoSolar's global sales and marketing vice-president Gener Miao said: "We are pleased to join another successful project in a new emerging market with TSK.

"The Kuwaiti Government is targeting to have solar energy account for 15% of total energy consumption by 2030."

"The Kuwaiti Government is targeting to have solar energy account for 15% of total energy consumption by 2030, which is not an individual case there. We will leverage our industry-leading position and expertise to meet the growing needs of the region."

JinkoSolar distributes its solar products in China, the US, Japan, Germany, the UK, Chile, South Africa, India, and several other countries. As of 30 June, it had an integrated annual capacity of 3.5GW for silicon ingots and wafers, 3.5GW for solar cells, and 6.5GW for modules.

The company also sells electricity in China, and connected approximately 1,130MW of solarpower projects to the grid. It has more than 15,000 employees across its six productions facilities in Jiangxi, Zhejiang, and Xinjiang provinces of China, Malaysia, Portugal, and South Africa, as well as 16 overseas subsidiaries.