JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar"), a global leader in the photovoltaic (PV) industry, today announced that it has been awarded the 2016 BlueSky Award for Global Top Investment Scenarios to Apply New Technologies for Renewable Energy Utilization ("BlueSky Award") sponsored by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).
The BlueSky Award aims to lead the industrialized utilization of renewable energy in China and other developing countries. It is considered one of the most influential awards in the environmental protection field. With its mass-produced 20.1% high-efficiency polycrystalline cell technology, JinkoSolar stood out from a packed field of nearly 100 contending applications after numerous rounds of strict testing conducted by the BlueSky Award Evaluation Expert Committee.
"We are honored to be the only PV Company to receive the BlueSky Award, which demonstrates the Expert Committee's recognition of the investment value and market potential of our high-efficiency polycrystalline technology," said Mr. Chen Kangping, CEO of JinkoSolar. "JinkoSolar's research and development team is always committed to technological innovation and adapting our products as the market changes. We'll continue to provide our customers with cutting-edge premium products and services."
About JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.
JinkoSolar (NYSE: JKS) is a global leader in the solar industry. JinkoSolar distributes its solar products and sells its solutions and services to a diversified international utility, commercial and residential customer base in China, the United States, Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom, Chile, South Africa, India, Mexico, Brazil, the United Arab Emirates, Italy, Spain, France, Belgium, and other countries and regions. JinkoSolar has built a vertically integrated solar product value chain, with an integrated annual capacity of 3.5 GW for silicon ingots and wafers, 3 GW for solar cells, and 6 GW for solar modules, as of March 31, 2016. JinkoSolar also sells electricity in China, and had connected approximately 1,007 MW of solar power projects to the grid, as of March 31, 2016.
JinkoSolar has over 15,000 employees across its 5 productions facilities in Jiangxi and Zhejiang Provinces, China, Malaysia, Portugal and South Africa, 12 global sales offices in China, Spain, the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Morocco, Ghana, Brazil, Costa Rica and Mexico and 11 oversea subsidiaries in Germany, Italy, Switzerland, the United States, Canada, Australia, Singapore, Japan, India, South Africa and Chile.