SHANGHAI, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a fast-growing and vertically-integrated solar power product manufacturer with low-cost operations based in China, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to supply a total of 50 megawatts ("MW") of solar modules to BULL PowerTech GmbH ("BULL PowerTech"), the new solar business segment of BULL Holding AG, a worldwide leader in photovoltaic ("PV") technology, supply and production.
Under the terms of the agreement, which is the first between the two companies, JinkoSolar's solar modules will be delivered in 2011 under a co-branded label with BULL PowerTech.
"We are impressed with the quality of JinkoSolar's modules and the level of customer service," said Manuel Thaler, founder of Bull Holding AG. "Much like BULL Holding AG's business, JinkoSolar's business is growing rapidly. We are excited to work with them as we ramp up our market share and hope their solar modules can contribute to more projects going forward."
Mr. Arturo Herrero, chief marketing officer at JinkoSolar, commented, "We are pleased to supply solar modules to BULL PowerTech, a fast-growing PV company with experienced management and deep knowledge of the solar industry, particularly in Austria and Germany. Our high-quality modules should be a good addition to BULL Holding's growing portfolio. As we continue to execute on our strategy to build out our business in Europe and the rest of the world, we hope to develop a long-term relationship with BULL Holding and BULL PowerTech GmbH as well as increase our shipments to their regions."
JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE: JKS) is a fast-growing and vertically-integrated solar power product manufacturer with low-cost operations based in Jiangxi Province and Zhejiang Province in China and sales and marketing offices in Shanghai, China, Munich, Germany, San Francisco, U.S. and Bologna, Italy. JinkoSolar has built a vertically integrated solar product value chain with integrated annual capacity of 600 MW each for silicon wafers, solar cells and solar modules as of December 31, 2010. JinkoSolar distributes its photovoltaic products to a diversified customer base in the global PV market, including Italy, Germany, Belgium, Spain, the United States, France and other countries and regions. For more information about JinkoSolar, please visit www.jinkosolar.com.
About BULL PowerTech
The BULL Holding Group was founded in January 2006 with finance and PV business segments, achieving its breakthrough in the definitive future market of our time: photovoltaics. The objective is to offer our customers the best photovoltaic module in the world - produced in cooperation with first-class manufacturers, with the best technologies and under the strictest quality controls. Thanks to the excellent groundwork and longstanding connections with renowned manufacturers, the new solar business segment of BULL PowerTech achieves a production capacity of 200 MW in its first 2 years of operations in 2010 and 2011. For more information about BULL PowerTech and BULL Holding AG, please visit www.bull-holding.com.
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