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JinkoSolar delivers 950 MW for X-Elio's solar projects in Spain, Mexico

X-Elio solar power plant in Iwate. Source: www.x-elio.com.

November 26 (Renewables Now) - JinkoSolar Holding Co Ltd (NYSE:JKS) on Tuesday said it had supplied solar panels with a total capacity of 950 MW for projects developed in Spain and Mexico by Spanish developer X-Elio Energy.

The Chinese company's Cheetah 72 cells solar modules will be used for 12 photovoltaic (PV) projects with a total capacity of 575 MW in Spain. These include projects in Ciudad Real, Badajoz, Albacete, Murcia, Almería, Sevilla, Cartagena, Valencia and Segovia.

In addition, X-Elio will install the remaining 375 MW in solar panels at the 118-MW project in Veracruz and the 257-MW project in Navojoa, Mexico.

JinkoSolar's CEO Kangping Chen said that the contract helped the company to significantly increase its share of the PV markets in Spain and Mexico this year.

X-Elio has constructed solar plants with a total capacity exceeding 1.6 GW, with 41 solar farms currently in operation.

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