SHANGHAI, Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the solar PV industry, today announced that the company's polycrystalline silicon photovoltaic modules have been certified by the British independent engineering consultancy OST Energy. Certification by OST Energy will further increase the company's bankability within the European Union and allows JinkoSolar modules to be used across a wide variety of photovoltaic projects in the U.K.
Following a thorough review, OST Energy certified that JinkoSolar production facilities were in-line with international lender requirements, based upon the International Finance Corporation and World Bank standards for a primary supply chains. Certification was also given for the environmental, health and safety review of JinkoSolar's facilities and factories. Certification ensures the credibility and trustworthiness of the company's working conditions. During the testing process, JinkoSolar modules exceeded standard-industry efficiency ratings verifying the reliability of the company's products.
"OST Energy certification further indicates JinkoSolar' s commitment to driving the PV industry's technological standards higher through our demanding internal quality control processes and close collaboration with our local partners in the U.K.," commented Mr. Kangping Chen, CEO of JinkoSolar. "Undergoing rigorous testing by independent third parties once again demonstrates that we are delivering the highest quality modules and solutions to our customers."
About JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.
JinkoSolar is a global leader in the solar PV industry with production operations in Jiangxi and Zhejiang Provinces in China and sales and marketing offices in Shanghai and Beijing, China; Munich, Germany; Bologna, Italy; Zug, Switzerland; San Francisco, the United States; Queensland, Australia; Ontario, Canada; Singapore; Tokyo, Japan; and Cape Town, South Africa.
JinkoSolar has built a vertically integrated solar product value chain, with an integrated annual capacity of approximately 1.5 GW each for silicon ingots and wafers, solar PV cells, and solar PV modules, as of June 30, 2013. JinkoSolar sells electricity in China and distributes its solar products to a diversified customer base in the global PV market, including Germany, Italy, Belgium, Spain, the United States, Eastern Europe, China, India, Japan, South Africa, and other countries and regions.
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