Yingli Green Energy Reaches Historical High Module Shipment in Q4 2012

Mon Jan 7, 2013 5:00pm EST

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Full Year 2012 Module Shipment Exceeds 2.2 GW

BAODING,  China,  Jan. 7, 2013  /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, according to preliminary data, the Company expects
its module shipment for the fourth quarter of 2012 to reach a new historical
high. Therefore, the module shipment for full year 2012 is expected to be more
than 2.2 GW, beating the high end of its full year shipment guidance of 2.1 GW
to 2.2 GW.

"Despite the tremendous challenges to the global PV industry, we're extremely
inspired to have continuously expanded our market share throughout 2012 not only
in the existing markets but also a number of emerging markets," said Mr. 
Liansheng Miao, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Yingli Green Energy.
"According to public data to date, we believe that Yingli has evolved into the
world's largest PV module supplier. This significant milestone is attributable
to our well-known brand, superior product quality and competitive cost
structure. Furthermore, we wouldn't have achieved this without the continuous
support from our customers and suppliers. We look forward to working more
closely with our partners in 2013 to embrace more growth opportunities."

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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