SHANGHAI, Dec. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the solar PV industry, today announced that its South African production facility is in line with industry standards in an independent technical review conducted by OST Energy.
OST Energy, which conducted the review according to the UK’s standards, is an independent engineering consultancy firm. OST Energy concluded that all modules tested were manufactured to the highest standards of quality with no significant defects and consistent power output. The results of the modules tested suggest that the Company’s manufacturing facility in South Africa is capable of producing products within higher standards.
"We are pleased to see our South African production facility, is in line with industry standards following the successful review of our Shangrao facility last year," commented by Mr. Kangping Chen, Chief Executive Officer of JinkoSolar. "As a global leader in solar industry, this review confirms that JinkoSolar isn’t compromising its industry leading quality standards and customer service by building production facilities overseas. As a global leader in the solar PV industry, OST Energy’s review is another step in our effort to expand our presence in the UK and distinguishes us from other manufacturers by presenting customers in Europe with a recognizable endorsement when selecting the most suitable product from our portfolio."
About JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.
JinkoSolar is a global leader in the solar industry 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 and Osaka, Japan; Cape town, South Africa; and Santiago, Chile.
JinkoSolar has built a vertically integrated solar product value chain, with an integrated annual capacity of 2.3 GW for silicon ingots and wafers, 1.8 GW for solar cells, and 2.8 GW for solar modules, as of September 30, 2014. JinkoSolar sells electricity in China and distributes its solar products to a diversified customer base in the global PV market, including Germany, Italy, Belgium, Spain, the United States, Eastern Europe, China, India, Japan, South Africa, South America and other countries and regions.