JinkoSolar Supplies 98MW High-Efficiency Solar Panels For Two Solar PV Farms in Kenya

  • JinkoSolar has supplied supplied 98MW of High-efficiency modules to Gruptec to empower two solar plants in Kenya.
  • The two projects have a total power of 98 MWp and consist of 290,000+ Jinko solar PV Modules.
  • JinkoSolar is the largest solar panel manufacturer in the world in terms of cumulative global shipments boasting accolades for the highest quality and performance.

Spanish EPC, Grupotec, has completed the construction of the Radiant and Eldosol solar parks, near the city of Eldoret (in northwestern Kenya). The plants occupy 600+ acres of land to generate power that would supply energy to 250,000+ households. This is the largest photovoltaic plant in Kenya and one of the largest in Africa. The plant is expected to reduce CO 2 emissions by 106,000 tonnes per year.

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“We are proud that Jinkosolar’s technology and product has helped Africa tap into green energy. Our company is currently installing similar solar plants in other African countries and we are always willing to train locals on the installation, operation, maintenance to make it easier for the country to undertake similar projects in the future,” said Gener Miao, CMO of Jinkosolar.

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