JinkoSolar to supply modules for Puerto Rico’s largest solar project

JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd.  (NYSE: JKS) said April 1 that it will supply METKA-EGN USA LLC with 57.65 MW of solar photovoltaic 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 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 Nikos Papapetrou, CEO of METKA-EGN.

JinkoSolar distributes its solar products and sells its solutions and services to a diversified international utility, commercial and residential customer base. 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.

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 to large scale PV projects in several countries. 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 500 MW within Q1 2016.

Sonnedix develops, builds, owns and operates solar power plants globally.

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