Zongyi Solar America starts solar project in New Jersey - report
Oct 31, 2011 - Tinton Falls Solar Farm LLC, a unit of China-based Zongyi Solar America Co, on Friday broke ground on a solar power plant in the US state of New Jersey, local daily Asbury Park Press reported at the weekend.
The project costs USD 80 million (EUR 57.2m) and will produce enough electricity to supply some 3,000 homes, the daily said.
The plant will include 85,000 solar panels and is scheduled to be completed next year.
The project is seen to create some 200 to 300 jobs during the construction phase.
Zongyi Solar America is a unit of Chinese software and network services provider Jiangsu Zongyi (SHA:600770).