Manchester City onboard JinkoSolar as official solar energy partner

JinkoSolar will also boost Man City's efforts to transform their training facility, the City Football Academy, into one of the world's largest generators of renewable energy.

The Premier League (PL) team, Manchester City FC (MCFC) have developed a global partnership with JinkoSolar, a globally renowned and highly innovative solar technology company.

As part of the deal, the brand has become the club’s official solar energy partner. Dedicated to transforming the energy landscape and assuming accountability for facilitating a sustainable future, JinkoSolar has successfully held the top spot in module exports globally for the past five years.

As of the first quarter of 2024, Jinko Solar has shipped over 230 GW of modules throughout the world, accounting for one out of every eight solar panels deployed.

JinkoSolar will connect and interact with Manchester City supporters across the world to promote the use of solar energy through its creative and award-winning solar solutions, as well as educate fans on how they can contribute to a more sustainable future.

Jinko will also boost the club’s efforts to transform its training facility, the City Football Academy, into one of the world’s largest generators of renewable energy. The initiative, which was first announced this year, is crucial to Manchester City’s effort to achieve carbon net-zero status by 2030.

Kaitlyn Beale, Vice-President of Global Partnerships Sales at City Football Group, said, “We are delighted to announce this new global partnership with JinkoSolar. Manchester City and JinkoSolar are two leading organisations that put an emphasis on innovation in our respective fields. Both organisations are committed to creating a lasting change and empowering better lives, and we look forward to JinkoSolar joining our journey as we aim to create a more sustainable future.”

Gener Miao, Chief Marketing Officer at JinkoSolar, said, “We are excited to announce a landmark partnership between JinkoSolar and Manchester City Football Club, uniting two champions in their respective fields. This ‘champion to champion’ collaboration celebrates excellence in sports and renewable energy, paving the way for a brighter, more sustainable future. Together with Manchester City, we are dedicated to advancing sustainability and showcasing how renewable energy can lead to a healthier planet. We eagerly anticipate the positive impact we will create on this exciting journey.”

Leading the way in both renewable energy and sports, this collaboration will expedite JinkoSolar’s market presence for companies and consumers worldwide while also serving as a compelling model for the shift to sustainable energy solutions.

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