JinkoSolar wins deal from Santa Luzia PV project in Brazil

JinkoSolar at a trade event

Jinko Solar will supply approximately 522 MW of Tiger Neo 78 Cell modules for Phase l of the Santa Luzia Complex Project in Paraiba State, Brazil.

Rio Alto group’s project consists of three phases with Phase l currently under construction. The power generated by the project will be 1.2 GW.

“JinkoSolar adds value to our project and increases its reliability,” said Joao Batista Meirelles, purchasing and implementation director at Rio Alto Energies Renovaveis.

The solar project is located in an area of more than 1,700 hectares in the cities of Santa Luzia and Sao Mamede. Total investment is around BRL 4.1 billion and the project is estimated to create 750 direct jobs. The shipment of Phase l is estimated to be completed in May 2023. The COD of the last UFV of phase l is expected to be January 2024.

Alberto Cuter, General Manager of JinkoSolar for Italy and Latin America, said: “Brazil is one of the most important countries, strongly committed to the development of renewable energy sources and the Rio Alto Group is one of the main players in this phase of energy transition.”