JinkoSolar to supply bifacial panels for Chile's first hybrid renewables project
- 'Solar Module Super League' (SMSL) member JinkoSolar has actually been selected to supply bifacial modules for Chile's initial hybrid utility-scale solar-plus-wind ranch.
Jinko will supply 60.9 MW of bifacial modules for the project, which lies in the Antofagasta Region of Chile.
Greater than 154,000 modules will certainly be used to offer the solar PV section of the project which will likewise see 90MW of onshore wind generators released.
While Jinko has actually not specified which panel in particular will be made use of, the manufacturer's basic manager for Latin America Alberto Cutler explained it was the initial project in Latin America to utilize Jinko's bifacial modules with clear backsheets.
"The PV plant outfitted with our bifacial modules has actually already created among the lowest LCOE and also is able to take on traditional energy sources. We are anticipating to sell more bifacial modules in the coming couple of months throughout the area," he claimed.
The project is expected to complete very early next year.
Chile has actually become Latin America's best market, attracting significant designer rate of interest and also financial investment hunger increased by ultra-low LCOEs. Quantity 24 of PV Tech Power includes a function revealing the driving elements behind Chile's condition as LatAm's driving force, which can be checked out right here.