Swinerton will utilize JinkoSolar's 300W 72 cells high-efficiency PV modules in its construction of the Westland Solar Farms, LLC ground-mounted solar plant in Fresno County, California.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 21, 2013 -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a leading global solar PV power product manufacturer, today announced that it will supply 23MW of Solar PV modules to Swinerton Builders, a leading US Engineering and Construction Company and Clenera, a clean energy finance and management firm. According to terms of the agreement, deliveries will be completed during the 4th quarter of 2013.
Swinerton will utilize JinkoSolar's 300W 72 cells high-efficiency PV modules in its construction of the Westland Solar Farms, LLC ground-mounted solar plant in Fresno County, California. When completed, this Utility Scale Solar Farm will provide electricity to PG&E.
"Swinerton is excited to be working with the Westlands Solar Farm ownership and our leading technology partners, including JinkoSolar. Having recently completed a similar 20MW single axis tracker project in PG&E territory, Swinerton looks forward to delivering another successful solar project in the Central Valley," said Mr. George Hershman, Division Manager, Swinerton Renewable Energy.
"We are very excited to work with Swinerton Builders on this large scale project in Northern California," said Mr. Nigel Cockroft, JinkoSolar's US General Manager. "JinkoSolar is committed to providing excellent service and product to the US Solar Market through partnership with industry leaders such as Swinerton Builders."
JinkoSolar is a leading solar PV power product manufacturer with production operations in Jiangxi and Zhejiang Provinces in China and sales and marketing offices in Shanghai and Beijing, China; Munich, Germany; Bologna, Italy; Zug, Switzerland; San Francisco, the United States; Queensland, Australia; Ontario, Canada; Singapore; Tokyo, Japan and Cape Town, South Africa.
JinkoSolar has built a vertically integrated solar product value chain with an integrated annual capacity of approximately 1.2 GW each for silicon ingots and wafers, solar PV cells and solar PV modules as of December 31, 2012. JinkoSolar distributes its photovoltaic products to a diversified customer base in the global PV market, including Germany, Italy, Belgium, Spain, the United States, Canada, France, Eastern Europe, Australia, China, India, Japan, South Africa and other countries and regions.
About Swinerton Builders
With over 200MW PV installed and 400MW under contract, Swinerton is a leading provider of utility- and commercial-scale solar EPC services throughout the U.S. Swinerton also provides comprehensive O&M and SCADA solutions, with over 250MW under contract for these services.
Founded in 1888 and 100% employee-owned, Swinerton Builders provides solar EPC and commercial construction services across a diverse product portfolio. With over 1,000 employees in 14 offices, $1.5 billion in bonding capacity and an industry-leading safety record, Swinerton Builders has the technical expertise and financial strength to consistently provide best-in-class services to valued clients who demand exacting performance. Swinerton Builders was voted 2013's "Top Contractor of the Year" by Engineering-News Record California.
Clenera is a leader in clean energy project finance and management. The company was established to acquire and operate smart renewable energy projects that use proven technologies like solar. Clenera brings deep capital and tax equity capacity, and strong technology, development and operations management experience to every project. Working closely with developers Clenera helps make smart projects successful.