Yingli Green Energy Hosts Sixth Annual Global Customer Conference in Laguna Beach, California

Nov 19, 2013, 08:00 ET from Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited

BAODING, China and LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Nov. 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 is hosting its Sixth Annual Global Customer Conference ("Conference") in California, the United States, home to one of the world's largest solar energy markets.

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Nearly 200 customers, partners and representatives from leading PV companies around the world are attending the two-day Conference. Attendees will participate in panel discussions, presentations and question-and-answer sessions that are designed to provide Yingli Green Energy with valuable feedback on its product development and long-term initiatives. As the Americas market is becoming one of the most important in the world, the conference will focus on regional trends that are compelling to a global audience. Agenda topics include:

  • Chinese Direct Investment in the Americas
  • Market Adoption in Latin America
  • Risks and Opportunities Created by Public Policy Globalization of the Solar Energy Industry and its Impact on the U.S.

Mr. Rhone Resch, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Solar Energy Industries Association, the national trade organization for the solar energy industry in the U.S., noted, "It's an honor to take part in Yingli Green Energy's Annual Customer Conference, and to discuss the role that America plays in the global solar energy market. As we approach the 10 GW mark of installed PV capacity in the U.S., we are pleased to see the timely issues of policy, financing, and technology innovation being tackled by worldwide solar leaders at this Conference."

Mr. Bryan Li, Executive Director and Chief Strategy Officer of Yingli Green Energy, commented, "The event theme of 'All Under One Sun' reflects the Company's long-standing mission to provide affordable green energy for all, and our deep commitment to corporate social responsibility. It also underscores the changing dynamics of the solar energy industry, in which emerging markets are rising in importance as demand for solar energy grows worldwide. This trend is supported by the demographics of this year's Customer Conference: for the first time, 10% of attendees represent new markets in the Americas, such as Mexico, Panama, Brazil, and Colombia."

"Gathering some of our most important clients and partners to share their top priorities and to collaborate with our executive team is essential to Yingli's long-term growth strategy. This Conference will help guide our activities and business operations in the year to come, as we continue developing the solar energy solutions that are most critical to our partners' success," said Mr. Yiyu Wang, Chief Financial Officer of Yingli Green Energy.

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. With 2,450 MW of vertically-integrated annual nameplate production capacity, 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.

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

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