JinkoSolar was chosen to provide 20MW solar panels for a state-level demonstration project integrating solar plus wind and storage in Zhaangjiakou, where its renewable energy roadmap will support the ambition to deliver a low-carbon Winter Olympics in 2022. This project will support the establishment of a ‘low-carbon Olympic zone’ in Zhangjiakou, with plans for both the Olympic center and Olympic stadiums to be powered by renewable energy, and will help Zhangjiakou to become China’s first energy transition pilot city.
The Games will be the first major global sporting event held in China since the Beijing Olympics in 2008. Co-host Zhangjiakou, located approximately 200 kilometers from Beijing, has been identified as having a strong renewable energy resource endowment, with abundant wind, solar and biomass potential in the region. The city aims to generate 50 % of its power from renewable sources by 2020, which will enable 2022 Winter Olympics to be the most green one ever, and also see its pioneer a movement towards the cost-effective decarburization of the world’s greatest spectacles.
“According to the scrutiny thoughts of ‘demonstration pioneering technology with innovation guide ,high-efficient standardization’ , we are honored to be selected as one of the main suppliers of panel for this demonstration project of combining the most advanced technology and products of solar, wind and storage, ” said Gener Miao, CMO of JinkoSolar, “ Our high performance products will contribute to the new mode and serve for Low Carbon Winter Olympics.”