JA Solar announced the shipment of modules to the Ashalim 250MW solar project, which is the largest utility-scale project using JA's Mono PERC modules in Israel. Image: JA Solar
‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member JA Solar was the sole supplier of PV modules to a 35MW PV plant completed in December 2017, in the Negev Desert using its P-type mono PERC (Passivated Emitter Rear Cell) modules.
The Ashalim project in Israel is being developed by EDF in collaboration with Israeli renewable energy company, Clal Sun, with Belectric as EPC. The project includes a total of 250MW of solar assets, combining solar thermal energy and PV.
Cao Bo, vice president of JA Solar said: "We are pleased to partner with global giants such as EDF, Clal Sun and Belectric to develop the solar market in Israel. JA Solar has the largest market share in Israel. We believe this cooperation demonstrates our value proposition and track record of technical innovation with high-performance solar modules.”
JA Solar said that the Ashalim 250MW project was the largest utility-scale project using JA Solar’s mono PERC modules in Israel to date.