Yingli Green Energy Powers Tibetan Families with Off-grid PV Systems

Thu Dec 27, 2012 5:00am EST

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BAODING, China,  Dec. 27, 2012  /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding
Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), a leading
solar energy company and one of the world's largest vertically integrated
photovoltaic manufacturers, which markets its products under the brand "Yingli
Solar," today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Yingli Energy (China)
Company Limited ("Yingli China") has partnered with Longyuan (Tibet) New Energy
Company Limited ("Longyuan") to supply 22,209 sets of off-grid PV systems to
families with limited access to electricity in Tibet.  

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In addition,  Yingli China  has supplied an extra 12 MW of PV modules for a
Chinese customer who also cooperates with Longyuan to provide off-grid PV
systems to Tibetan families. These modules are expected to power more than
48,000 families in this area.  

"We are honoured to partner with our customers in  China  to bring solar
electricity to families in Tibet," commented Mr.  Liansheng Miao, Chairman and
Chief Executive Officer of Yingli Green Energy. "As a leading renewable energy
company, Yingli has been firmly committed to corporate social responsibility.
Powering these families with our high performance off-grid systems integrates
our mission of providing affordable green energy for all."

About Yingli Green Energy

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE), which markets its
products under the brand "Yingli Solar," is a leading solar energy company and
one of the world's largest vertically integrated photovoltaic manufacturers.
Yingli Green Energy's manufacturing covers the entire photovoltaic value chain,
from the production of polysilicon through ingot casting and wafering, to solar
cell production and module assembly. In  August 2012, Yingli Green Energy
reached a balanced vertically integrated production capacity of 2,450 MW per
year at its production facilities located in Baoding,  Haikou,  Tianjin  and
Hengshui, respectively. Yingli Green Energy distributes its photovoltaic modules
to a wide range of markets, including  Germany,  Spain,  Italy,  Greece, 
France,  South Korea, China,  Japan  and  the United States. Headquartered in
Baoding, China, Yingli Green Energy has more than 20 subsidiaries and branch
offices worldwide. Yingli Green Energy is publicly listed on the New York Stock
Exchange (NYSE: YGE). For more information, please visit  www.yinglisolar.com.

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For further information, please contact:

In China:

Qing Miao 
Vice President of Corporate Communications 
Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited 
Tel: +86 312 8929787 
Email: ir@yinglisolar.com

In the Americas:

Helena Kimball 
Head of Marketing 
Yingli Green Energy Americas 
Tel: +1 603 5915812 
Email: helena.kimball@yingliamericas.com

In Europe:
Rebecca Jarschel                                                          
Marketing Communications Manager  
Yingli Green Energy Europe GmbH                                            
Tel.: +4989540303412                                                
Email: rebecca.jarschel@ygee.eu 

SOURCE  Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited
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