JinkoSolar Holding Co, a global leader in the PV industry, today announced that it has supplied 33.67 MW of PV modules to Rijn Capital for a project in Chile. Rijn Capital is a Chilean renewable energy company that develops, acquires, builds, and operates a portfolio of power generation and transmission facilities. Rijn Capital owns a pipeline under development of nearly 500 MW´s of solar photovoltaic projects in Chile and was established by Rijn Capital.
Successfully completed and connected to the grid in April 2015, the San Pedro III PV Plant Phase I project is located in the Antofagasta Region of northern Chile. The project secured long term financing from CorpBanca, a local commercial bank, with EPC services rendered by EFACEC, the largest electric power group in Portugal. The project uses 110,400 JinkoSolar high-efficiency PV modules that will produce approximately 100GWh of electricity per year.
"As a longtime supplier of electrical equipment and substations, we are proud to cooperate with JinkoSolar and to have provided EPC services for our first solar PV project in Chile," commented Mr. Vitorino Rocha, EFACEC's General Manager of Renewables Business Division. "We believe that this project will not only serve as an example of the application of renewable energy to the rest of the region but also demonstrate EFACEC's commitment to providing quality and customized solutions to each project it works on."
"We are pleased to add EFACEC and Rijn Capital to our growing list of long-term partners," commented Mr. Xiande Li, Chairman of JinkoSolar. "Our customers appreciate JinkoSolar's quality and high level of customer service. We are growing our market share and reinforcing our leadership position in Chile and other emerging PV markets with this project."