JinkoSolar Supplies Solar Panels for 1MW Off-Grid Project in Ethiopia

  • Leading global solar panel manufacturer, JinkoSolar, has supplied 1MW of high-efficiency PV modules for SGCC China Electric Power Equipment and Technology Co., Ltd. (CET)’s first off-grid PV pilot project in Ethiopia.
  • This project is the first off-grid PV project undertaken by CET overseas and the first off-grid PV project in East Africa.
  • The project is the first for the World Bank’s “Lighting Africa” program, it has extremely important strategic significance and demonstration effect, and has provided better electricity services to the African people.

The project is owned by the Ethiopian Power Distribution Company and is funded by the World Bank. The EPC scope included the design, supply, civil construction, installation and commissioning of the PV power stations in 4 villages and towns, as well as the operation and maintenance work for 6 months. JinkoSolar panels ensure optimal plant performance in each case.

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CET has also recently won the second stage bid for a total of 8 sites, including 2.6MW using JinkoSolar high-efficiency modules.

Related news: Jinko Solar is the largest solar panel manufacturer in the world in terms of cumulative global shipments boasting accolades for the highest quality and performance.

As the world’s leading PV company, JinkoSolar continues to deepen its global deployment, and deliver PV energy to regions with weak energy structures. Even in the special period of the epidemic, JinkoSolar still commits to the global deployment of PV energy, and bring more efficient new energy solutions to areas with insufficient power resources.

JinkoSolar has always been adhering to the corporate vision of “Revolutionize Our Energy Mix & Take Responsibility to Ensure A Sustainable Future.”, focusing on global energy needs, and committed to providing global customers with more comprehensive clean energy solutions.

Author: Bryan Groenendaal

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