JinkoSolar wins deal for solar farm in Cambodia

JinkoSolar in Asia

JinkoSolar Holding announced its deal from SchneiTec Group to build a 60-megawatt (MW) solar farm in Kampong Speu province, Cambodia.

JinkoSolar will supply more than 200,000 solar modules for the solar farm.

“We chose JinkoSolar modules because of their superior reliability, proven durability and performance in hot and humid environments,” Say Sotheara, project director of SchneiTec Group, said.

SchneiTec Group will begin the installation work in January 2019. The solar project will start operation in December 2019.

The solar power project will supply power to Electricite du Cambodge (EDC). It will become one of Cambodia’s largest solar farms as well as one of the largest solar farms in Southeast Asia.

“The 60MWs solar installation is the first step towards an abundant and vibrant renewable energy future in Cambodia,” Gener Miao, vice president of global sales and marketing of JinkoSolar, said.

JinkoSolar has over 12,000 employees across its 6 productions facilities — serving utility, commercial and residential customer base in more than 80 countries.

JinkoSolar has annual capacity of 9.2 GW for silicon ingots and wafers, 6.5 GW for solar cells, and 10 GW for solar modules, as of September 30, 2018.