KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Nov. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 PV module manufacturer to deliver a keynote address at the Sustainability Summit Asia hosted by The Economist in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Sustainability Summit Asia will, among various issues, discuss China's current leadership position in the global renewable energy space and its implications for Southeast Asian nations. As the only PV module manufacturer slated to speak at the summit, JinkoSolar will share its outlook on the renewable energy industry in China, particularly recent advancements in solar research and development, manufacturing, and deployment. Furthermore, JinkoSolar will highlight how technical progress in PV will affect public and private sector solar advancement in other developing countries.
JinkoSolar, as the world's largest solar module manufacturers, and other Chinese solar companies have made great contribution to scale up PV technologies and drive down the cost of solar power. In addition, following China's Belt and Road Strategy, JinkoSolar has made heavy investments abroad and built its largest overseas production facility in Malaysia. JinkoSolar's Malaysia production facility has a solar cell manufacturing capacity of 1.5 GW and module manufacturing capacity of 1.3 GW, creating over 4000 jobs for the local community.
Through representing the renewable energy industry at various global conferences, JinkoSolar has not only elevated its own international profile, but has also raised public knowledge, awareness, and engagement about sustainability issues. From co-chairing the B20 Energy, Climate, and Resource Efficiency taskforce earlier this year to attending the World Bank Private Sector Liaison Officers Energy Mission earlier this month, JinkoSolar has provided private sector insights on the global energy transition. JinkoSolar's invitation to speak at the Sustainability Summit Asia reflects the company's stature as a leader in the photovoltaic industry.
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Mr. Sebastian Liu
JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.
Tel: +86 21-5183-3056