JinkoSolar speaks about Green Development along Belt and Road Initiative at the Global Challenges Summit
Astana, Kazakhstan, May 17th, 2018 – JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE: JKS) (the “Company,” or “JinkoSolar”), a global leader in the solar PV industry, today announced that it was invited as the sole Chinese PV module manufacturer by the Foreign Ministry of the Republic of Kazakhstan to deliver a keynote address at the Global Challenges Summit. The Global Challenges Summit, hosted the Kazakh capital of Astana, is Central Asia’s highest profile gathering of current and former heads-of-state, cabinet members, private sector leaders, and representatives from various intergovernmental organizations such as eighth United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, Former French President Francois Hollande, and Kazakhstan Prime Minister Bakhytzhan Sagintayev. As the only PV module manufacturer slated to speak at the summit, JinkoSolar shared its outlook on the development of renewables in Kazakhstan and along the Belt and Road Initiative.
Kazakhstan is a strategic solar market given its geographic location between continental Europe and China, making it a critical component of China’s Belt and Road initiative. JinkoSolar, as the world’s largest solar module manufacturer, has taken the lead in the development of solar in Kazakhstan and have supplied 50 MW of modules to the nation since last year. JinkoSolar’s attendance of the Global Challenges Summit follows the recent partnership between JinkoSolar and the Kazakhstan International Centre for Green Technologies and Investment Projects, a division of the Kazakhstan government. The two parties signed an memorandum of understanding to partner in the development of solar in Kazakhstan.
“We’re extremely honored to be invited by the Foreign Ministry to speak at the Global Challenges Summit and share our ideas on renewables development along the Belt and Road initiative with world leaders as the global leader in solar. Kazakhstan is the right place to speak about this issue given its strategic position as a major player within the Belt and Road initiative” noted Ms. Dany Qian, JinkoSolar Vice President. “Going forward, we’ll continue to invest in the development of our footing in Kazakhstan and along the Belt and Road initiative” Ms. Qian further commented.
About JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.
JinkoSolar (NYSE: JKS) is a global leader in the solar industry. JinkoSolar distributes its solar products and sells its solutions and services to a diversified international utility, commercial and residential customer base in China, the United States, Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom, Chile, South Africa, India, Mexico, Brazil, United Arab Emirates, Italy, Spain, France, Belgium, and other countries and regions. JinkoSolar has built a vertically integrated solar product value chain, with an integrated annual capacity of 8.0 GW for silicon wafers, 5.0 GW for solar cells, and 8.0 GW for solar modules, as of December 31, 2017.
JinkoSolar has over 12,000 employees across its 8 productions facilities globally, 16 oversea subsidiaries in Japan (2), Singapore, India, Turkey, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Australia, South Africa and United Arab Emirates, and global sales offices in China, Hong Kong, Japan, India, Turkey, Germany, Switzerland, United States, Brazil, Chile, Australia, South Africa and United Arab Emirates.
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