BAODING, China, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), the largest vertically integrated photovoltaic ("PV") module manufacturer in the world, known as "Yingli Solar", today announced that it successfully hosted the Fourth Annual Global Supplier Conference ("Conference") on 19th December at the Company's Baoding headquarters.
Approximately 200 representatives from Yingli Green Energy's raw material and equipment suppliers attended the Conference. Following the opening remarks by Mr. Jingfeng Xiong, Vice President of Yingli Green Energy, other senior management of the Company delivered speeches on various current topics, including:
- Overall PV market expansion in 2013 and prospects in 2014
- Introduction to Yingli's global procurement network platform
- Technology innovations as key differentiators
After the Company's speeches, attendees participated in separate panel discussions on technology and downstream business concepts, and they also visited Yingli Green Energy's manufacturing facilities.
"We are glad to have gathered our partners under the theme of 'Let's Realize Our Dream,' in order to share our combined visions, goals, and constant drive for innovation," said Mr. Liansheng Miao, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Yingli Green Energy. "2013 has been a challenging year for the whole PV industry, and we credit our long-term supply chain partners for being a very critical part of our success to date. Together with our partners we will be embracing new communications and collaboration initiatives in order to build a healthy growth pipeline for 2014, and to keep advancing solar energy development."
"It's a great honour to attend this Annual Global Supplier Conference of Yingli. It's also a pleasure to exchange views on future developments and challenges over the PV market, together with Yingli and other upstream and downstream suppliers," said Mr. Chuck Xu, DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions Global Business Director. "This event has provided an open and smooth platform for communication, and thanks again for the invitation."
About Yingli Green Energy
Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE), known as "Yingli Solar," is the world's largest photovoltaic module manufacturer in terms of production capacity and shipments. Yingli Green Energy's manufacturing covers the photovoltaic value chain from ingot casting and wafering through solar cell production and module assembly. Headquartered in Baoding, China, Yingli Green Energy has more than 20 regional subsidiaries and branch offices and has distributed more than 7,000 MW PV modules to customers worldwide. For more information please visit www.yinglisolar.com and join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and Weibo.
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Qing Miao Vice President of Corporate Communications Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited Tel: +86 312 8929787 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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