JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd., one of the largest and most innovative solar module manufacturers in the world, today announced that its principal operating subsidiary, Jinko Solar Co., Ltd., has entered into an investment framework agreement (the “Agreement”) with the Shangrao Guangxin District Government (“Guangxin District Government”) for a high-efficiency solar module and PV module aluminum frame project.
According to the Agreement, Jiangxi Jinko plans to manufacture an aggregate of 24 GW of high-efficiency solar modules and 100,000 tons of PV module aluminum frames in Shangrao city, Jiangxi province, with total estimated investment at approximately RMB10.8 billion. The project is comprised of three phases. In the first phase, Jiangxi Jinko plans to produce 8 GW of high-efficiency solar modules. The project is expected to be operational by December 15, 2022, and be fully operational by June 15, 2023. In the second phase, Jiangxi Jinko plans to produce 8 GW of high-efficiency solar modules. The construction is expected to commence in the fourth quarter of 2023. In the third phrase, Jiangxi Jinko plans to produce 8 GW of high-efficiency solar modules and 100,000 tons of PV module aluminum frames. The construction is expected to commence in the third quarter of 2025. The detailed plan and schedule for the project are subject to further negotiations between Jiangxi Jinko and the Guangxin District Government. According to the Agreement, Jiangxi Jinko will develop the project in the designated area and will enjoy certain preferential policies provided by the Guangxin District Government.
Mr. Kangping Chen, CEO of Jiangxi Jinko commented, “We are delighted to receive the strong support of the Guangxin District Government for this major project. Backed by local policies and industrial supply chain in Shangrao city, this project will help the Company to ramp up to realize the full potential of its in-house integrated production capacity and ensure the production and delivery of high-efficiency products over the next few years. As we continue to optimize our supply chain to bring greater value to our end customers, our growing infrastructure and resources solidify our commitment to excellent customer service, and to lead the industry with quality and reliable modules.”
JinkoSolar currently owns approximately 58.62% equity interest in Jiangxi Jinko.