The system was installed on a roof-top covering approximately 400,000m.
SHANGHAI, Aug. 27, 2013 -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a leading global solar PV power product manufacturer, today announced that it has supplied 2.3 MW of solar modules for a rooftop system constructed by Sentinel Solar. The project is the largest roof-top project in Canada and was commissioned under Ontario's Feed-in Tariff plan.
The system was installed on a roof-top covering approximately 400,000m2. It comprises of 9,294 JinkoSolar high-efficiency modules and customized racking solution designed and manufactured by Sentinel Solar. The system is expected to produce 2,540,000 kWh annually, enough to power approximately 150 homes. The solar array is expected to offset approximately 11,200 tons of CO2 annually and assist Ontario in achieving its goal to phase out coal power by 2014.
"With over 20 years of experience in distribution, product manufacturing, project development and management, we are pleased to add another milestone working with JinkoSolar on this ground-breaking project," said Mr. Adam Webb, President of Sentinel Solar. "We strongly believe that solar has the potential of becoming a cost-effective energy solution and hope that this innovative solar installation will further encourage the adoption of solar in Ontario and throughout Canada."
"By combining JinkoSolar's high efficiency solar panels and Sentinel Solar's innovative project development plans, we were able ensure that Vine Fresh Produce's greenhouse receives the maximum power output from their solar installation,'' said Mr. Cheng Kangping, CEO of JinkoSolar. ''The Province of Ontario is not only at the forefront of solar development, but is also well positioned to lead Canada in the adoption of solar power. "
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 Sentinel Solar
Sentinel Solar has been located in Ontario for 8 years, and has over 20 years' experience in the solar industry in Canada. Sentinel's team is comprised of a dedicated group of individuals who strive to provide exceptional service to all of our valued partners and customers. Sentinel has been trusted in Ontario since before the FIT program began, and will continue to be long into the future.