JinkoSolar cell ability to leap to 30GW this year as world's largest center to speed up release

Jan 12, 2021 01:04 PM ET
  • JinkoSolar has actually just recently begun construction of a 20GW large-scale solar cell production base in Chuxiong, Yunnan Province, China, which, as soon as total, will certainly end up being the globe's largest solitary cell manufacturing plant.
JinkoSolar cell ability to leap to 30GW this year as world's largest center to speed up release
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Treatment an area of around 666,500 square metres, the brand-new base will certainly enhance Jinko's in-house solar cell ability from around 11GW as of last month to greater than 30GW by the end of this year.

That capacity will suffice to move Jinko to end up being the third-largest solar cell manufacturer on the planet, complying with Tongwei (40GW) and also Aiko (32GW).

Phase I of the Chuxiong center, which will certainly have a cell production capacity of 10GW, is arranged to be commissioned by April 2021. It will certainly make it possible for Jinko to double manufacturing of its Tiger Pro collection module this year, the business states.

The facility will certainly be geared up with technologically progressed as well as automated production lines, enhancing the plant's performance as well as yield while helping bring brand-new technologies from the R&D laboratory to production lines.

"It seems simple, yet as a matter of fact it is really challenging. Some of the crucial unique tools utilized in this plant was jointly established by the devices makers as well as Jinko's engineering team," said Kangping Chen, the company's CEO.

Over the last year, soaring product costs as well as OEM cell traffic jams have affected Jinko's capacity, rendering it needed to accelerate the construction of the new manufacturing center. The new 20GW cell plant is critical to Jinko's development plans, allowing it to fulfill its internal cell supply requirements as well as minimize purchase expenses.

Jinko commented that, by utilising more affordable renewable energy via upright integration and supply chain development, it would certainly further minimize cell production expenses with automated and also digitalised monitoring. The methods to be taken on would certainly include enhancing economies of range, lowering waste and optimizing procedures.

In addition, the Chuxiong center will be powered 100% by renewable energy when complete-- obtaining its power from a mix of rooftop solar PV modules mounted on-site as well as regional hydropower-- becoming what the business asserts will be the globe's initial carbon-neutral solar cell production facility.