JinkoSolar to Supply 1 GW of Modules for DEWA Solar Project

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JinkoSolar Holding Co Ltd will supply around 1 GW of its high-efficiency photovoltaic (PV) modules for Phase V of a solar mega-project implemented by the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) in the UAE.

Jinko Solar stated that it has signed a contract with Shanghai Electric Group Co for the supply of modules. Shanghai Electric has recently been selected as the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for the fifth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar complex in Dubai, which aims to reach 5 GW by 2030.

The company stated that the order will feature JinkoSolar’s bifacial modules from the Swan series, which can withstand blistering temperatures in Dubai, help achieve high power gain and reduce the levelised cost of energy (LCOE).

JinkoSolar and Shanghai Electric have reached a strategic partnership agreement to develop , bid , invest and construct overseas solar projects.

Recently, ACWA Power announced the appointment of Shanghai Electric as the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contractor for the 5th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Solar Park, which follows within only 3 months of the PPA signing between Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and the consortium led by ACWA Power.

In a private virtual ceremony, Mr. Mohammad Abunayyan, Chairman of ACWA Power and Mr. Zheng Jianhua, Chairman of Shanghai Electric addressed a gathering of senior delegates and company representatives from both parties, reiterating their commitment to the project and longstanding partnership.

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