Yingli Green Energy Obtains the Certificate for Contracting Foreign Engineering Projects from the Governmental Authority of PRC

BAODING, China, Jan. 21, 2014 /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 its wholly-owned subsidiary, Yingli Energy (China) Company Limited ("Yingli China"), has obtained the Certificate for Contracting Foreign Engineering Projects from governmental authority of People's Republic of China.

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The certificate formally authorizes Yingli China to enter into contracts for large-scale PV engineering projects overseas. It also permits Yingli China to dispatch workers internationally in order to fulfill such contracts.

"This certificate lays a foundation for us to pursue engineering contracts for PV plants in international markets," said Mr. Liansheng Miao, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Yingli Green Energy. "We look forward to bringing our experience in PV engineering to the global market, where our strong brand awareness, high quality solar products, and technical expertise will help drive the industry's downstream growth sustainably."

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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For further information, please contact:

In China

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

In the Americas:

Helena Kimball
Head of Marketing 
Yingli Green Energy Americas Inc.
Tel: +1-603-591-5812
Email: helena.kimball@yingliamericas.com

In Europe:

Rebecca Jarschel
Public Affairs & Public Relations Director
Yingli Green Energy International AG
Tel: +41 (0) 44 567 6143
Email: rebecca.jarschel@yinglisolar.ch

SOURCE Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited



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