JinkoSolar taking mono-module capacity to 25GW as shipment guidance remains at 18-20GW

Jun 15, 2020 02:58 PM ET
  • Leading 'Solar Module Super League' (SMSL) participant JinkoSolar has actually restated solar module delivery advice for 2020 to be in the 18-20GW range, while mentioning that its monocrystalline-based module ability would certainly get to the 25GW milestone by the end of the year.
JinkoSolar taking mono-module capacity to 25GW as shipment guidance remains at 18-20GW
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The SMSL member likewise noted that mono wafer manufacturing ability had been ramped to 18GW in April 2020, compared to 16GW of annual production at the end of 2019.

Nonetheless, mono-PERC cell-based capability is only prepared to expand by 400MW in 2020 to 11GW, while n-type mono cell ability will certainly stay unmodified at 800MW in 2020.

JinkoSolar would appear to have enhanced it focus on an asset-lite solar cell approach, boosting dependancy on key third-party vendor cell manufacturers such as Aiko Solar and also Tongwei, which sustains a reduced capital expenditure technique. The manufacturer guided 2020 capex to be around US$ 350 million, compared to quotes of arond US$ 500 million in 2019.

Kangping Chen, JinkoSolar's ceo claimed, "Technology continues to be main to reinforcing our competitive edge in the marketplace. We recently released a new Tiger Pro series module with a maximum power output of 580W. The pandemic has in fact increased the fostering of high-efficiency premium items by downstream partners which is allowing the market to shift right into the 500W ultra-high efficiency age earlier than anticipated. We continue to lead the market by creating as well as releasing ingenious costs items, leveraging our highly-skilled R&D group, industry-leading research study system as well as expanding capability to bring mass-produced sophisticated products to market."

The SMSL member likewise noted that it expected the COVID-19 pandemic to lead to a considerable decrease in international solar need, triggering a reduction in the market rate of solar components.

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