JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (the “Company,” or “JinkoSolar”) , one of the largest and most innovative solar module manufacturers in the world, today announced that it has joined the board of directors at the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade association representing the U.S. solar energy industry. The mission of SEIA is to promote “The Solar+ Decade”, with the goal of solar energy accounting for 20% of all electricity generation by 2030 in the U.S.
Recognized for its high-quality products, JinkoSolar has sold more solar modules globally than any other company since 2016. Its innovative Modules are among the most sought after, high-efficiency solar modules in the market. The Company’s strong track record of execution, commitment to the U.S. market, and recognition by financiers and independent third-party testing bodies have propelled JinkoSolar to a leadership position in the U.S., where it has deployed more than 7 GW of solar modules. In 2018, JinkoSolar established its first factory in the U.S. by opening a module assembly facility in Jacksonville, Florida, where it employs more than 200 Americans.
“On behalf of JinkoSolar, I am honored to join the board of directors at SEIA,” said Mr. Nigel Cockroft, general manager of JinkoSolar (U.S.) Inc. “SEIA plays a pivotal role in shaping U.S. solar policy and advocating for cost-competitive solar power in America. As a top global module supplier and domestic manufacturer in the U.S., we are eager to contribute to SEIA’s vision to shape the future of the U.S. solar industry.”
Ms. Abby Hopper, SEIA’s president and CEO, added, “JinkoSolar has a reputation for manufacturing high-quality and innovative solar modules, including here in the United States. JinkoSolar’s modules are used by a number of top American developers and residential installation service providers. Adding JinkoSolar to our board of directors will enhance our ability to advocate on behalf of the U.S. solar industry and build a sustainable solar energy future for all Americans.”