JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd., a global enterprise in the solar PV industry, announced on October 30th that it has supplied 1.2 MW solar PV modules to SolaireDirect Chile, an Independent Power Producer using solar energy based in Chile. The project began commercial operations in June, 2013.
Located in the high mountainous deserts of Chile´s Fourth Region, the project provides energy to both mining companies and the Chilean spot energy market through the Chilean Central Interconnected System. This project generates enough energy to meet the requirements of between 1,200 and 1,800 local households. The solar plant is remotely supervised and operated, with regularly scheduled maintenance and inspection by SolaireDirect’s skilled operators.
“We are very pleased to have the opportunity to cooperate with SolaireDirect on this project in Chile. This contract demonstrates to our customers in the region that our high-efficiency modules are well suited for desert conditions in geographically diverse regions such as Chile.” Commented Mr. Xiande Li, Chairman of JinkoSolar.
“We chose JinkoSolar due to their technological leadership in the global solar PV industry and long-term commitment to sustainable development. We are proud to support the Chilean government in their endeavor to bring clean power to Chile, allowing them attain energy security,” commented Mr. Royal Smith, Operations Director of SolaireDirect Chile. “This partnership reiterates our action plan of providing utility scale solar solutions.”