XPENG Goes Green with Sungrow PV Inverters Installed in Its Manufacturing Base – EQ Mag Pro
Zhaoqing, China : Sungrow, the global leading inverter solution supplier for renewables, announced the Company supplied string inverters to a 20.735MW rooftop PV plant in the manufacturing base of XPENG, a China-based emerging electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer. This plant demonstrates XPENG’s goal of achieving greener manufacturing which is powered by renewable energy.
The manufacturing base is located in Zhaoqing, China’s Guangdong province. This 20.735MW plant generates clean electricity of 21.33 GWh per year, equivalent to eliminating carbon dioxide of over 17,512 tons annually. The XPENG factory is now 30% powered by project-generated clean electricity and it’s expected to be 100% powered by renewable energy in the near future.
Sungrow inverters installed in the project feature optimal efficiency and high protection capability and anti-corrosion level, which is durable, strong and engineered for all-weather protection, ensuring incomparable yields for the project.
It’s not Sungrow’s first instance for powering an EV manufacture. The Company offered cutting-edge inverter solutions to the Chinese EV startup NIO for its 5MW rooftop PV plant as well. The project has been operating efficiently, consistently, and fuels the production decarbonization of NIO.
Sungrow Power Supply Co., Ltd (“Sungrow”) is the world’s most bankable inverter brand with over 224 GW installed worldwide as of December 2021. Founded in 1997 by University Professor Cao Renxian, Sungrow is a leader in the research and development of solar inverters, with the largest dedicated R&D team in the industry and a broad product portfolio offering PV inverter solutions and energy storage systems for utility-scale, commercial, and residential applications, as well as internationally recognized floating PV plant solutions. With a strong 25-year track record in the PV space, Sungrow products power installations in over 150 countries.