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Sungrow leads the way for Chinese companies switching to renewable electricity

29 May 2020, 9:51 UTC 2 min read

Sungrow – a leading manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) inverters, headquartered in Hefei, China – has joined the global RE100 initiative.

Led by The Climate Group in partnership with CDP, RE100 now brings together more than 230 major companies from around the world committed to 100% renewable electricity. Many of these have operations and supply chains in China.

Sungrow is a global leading inverter solution supplier. The company has a broad product portfolio offering PV inverter solutions and energy storage systems for utility-scale, commercial& industrial, and residential applications, as well as internationally recognized floating PV plant solutions and wind energy converters. With a 23-year track record in the PV space, Sungrow products power installations in over 60 countries. The company commits to sourcing 100% renewable electricity across its entire global operations by 2028.

Sungrow’s commitment demonstrates their CSR commitment to a “Green mission, better life”, promoting sustainable development and adopting sustainable practices in its facilities. In addition to introducing energy-saving measures in factories, the company is providing electric buses for staff travel and installing rooftop PV systems at all facilities. The company qualified for the National Green Factories standard in China, demonstrating their continuous transformation to zero carbon plants.

Sungrow’s commitment to 100% renewable electricity has shown the world that renewable energy is the future

Cao Renxian, Chairman of Sungrow.

“The company will uphold its mission of clean power for all, adhere to corporate citizenship responsibilities, formulate practical action plans, and reduce and eliminate carbon dioxide emissions in production and operation activities. Sungrow will strive to achieve 100% renewable power consumption earlier than 2028 to make our professional contribution to the global climate goal.”

We are pleased to welcome Sungrow to RE100. It's great to have them on board, demonstrating the rising demand for renewable electricity by leading corporations in China.

Sam Kimmins, Head of the RE100 initiative

Find out more about RE100 and our member companies here.