JinkoSolar delivered a 186.7 kW grid-tie installation on roof of Costa Rican furniture manufacturer and exporter, Na Lakalú Solutions. With expected monthly savings of over US$5 thousand, this installation boosts 612 Jinko Solar PID-free 305 Watts modules, and 4 Kaco new energy TL3 50kW inverters, located in Palmares, Alajuela, Costa Rica. This is Central America´s largest grid-tie pv system feeding to the grid.
Carlos Arguedas, Director Latin America & Caribbean, said,” We are thrilled to provide Central America’s largest grid-tie pv system, it’s a big step towards sustainable energy industry, which JinkoSolar is proud to be a part of. ”
Monzi Figueres, Sibo Energy’s CCO, explained that, the electricity generated by this installation, not only accounts for 100% of the energy used by the factory, but also reduces CO2 emissions by 37.1 tons per year. This project began generating solar power on March 4th.
According to the Central American Development Bank (BCIE), Na Lakalú’s 186.7 kW installation, is the largest grid-tie photovoltaic project feeding to the grid to date.
Project was developed within a 10 week period.
About JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.
JinkoSolar (NYSE: JKS) is a global leader in the solar industry. JinkoSolar distributes its solar products and sells its solutions and services to a diversified international utility, commercial and residential customer base in China, the United States, Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom, Chile, South Africa, India, Mexico, Brazil, the United Arab Emirates, Italy, Spain, France, Belgium, and other countries and regions. JinkoSolar has built a vertically integrated solar product value chain, with an integrated annual capacity of 2.5 GW for silicon ingots and wafers, 2.0 GW for solar cells, and 3.2 GW for solar modules, as of December 31, 2014. JinkoSolar also sells electricity in China, and has connected approximately 500 MW of solar power projects to the grid, as of December 31, 2014.
JinkoSolar has over 13,000 employees spread across its 11 global subsidiaries in Germany, Italy, Switzerland, the United States, Canada, Australia, Singapore, Japan, India, South Africa and Chile; 12 global sales offices in China, Spain, the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Morocco, Ghana, Brazil, Costa Rica and Mexico; and 4 productions facilities in Jiangxi and Zhejiang Provinces, China, Portugal and South Africa.
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About Sibo Energy S.A.
Sibo Energy S.A. is a Costa Rican company, specializing in solar photovoltaic projects; having created no-money-down financial model for large and small Costa Rican enterprises, institutions, and home, to be able to take go solar with relative ease. Accredited with the “Most Innovative Start-up Award” by Costa Rican Development Bank (SBD) in 2013, Sibo Energy is one of Central America’s fastest growing renewable energy companies. www.siboenergy.com
Nalakalú is a Costa Rican company, dedicated to furniture design and manufacturing for over 50 years; focusing on quality that transcends generations of this family-owned business, that furnishes hotels and corporations around the world. www.nalakalu.com
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