JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE: JKS), a global solar company, today announced that it has supplied 80 MW of solar PV modules to China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN), for a solar PV project in Neihuang County, Henan Province.
Located in Mashang and Liucun, two villages in Neihuang County, Henan Province, the project is being built on the rooftops of traditional agricultural greenhouse. It utilizes 325689 pieces of JinkoSolar’s high-efficiency PV modules is expected to be connected to the grid by the end of 2014.
“Neihuang County has traditionally been an agricultural region, which has developed substantially over time and now requires increasing electricity generation capabilities.” commented Mr. Xiande Li, Chairman of JinkoSolar. “We are honored to have the opportunity to once again cooperate with China General Nuclear Power Group on the largest- solar-agriculture PV project in Henan Province. Agricultural solar PV projects not only solve the problem of space needed but also simultaneously promote new clean energy power generation and agricultural development.”
Image:Shaolin Temple in Henan Province, China: Wintran [CC-BY-2.5], via Wikimedia Commons