Yingli Solar Ranked Top Preferred Brand in 2013 in Recent IHS Survey

Product quality main reason for Yingli Solar achieving top brand awareness

Jun 25, 2014, 06:00 ET from Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited

BAODING, China, June 25, 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 the Company was ranked the strongest solar PV module brand in 2013 in the PV Module Customer Insight Survey 2014 conducted by IHS, a leading market research company.

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According to IHS, over 200 respondents from the United States, the U.K., Germany, and other countries were asked on certain aspects influencing their purchase decisions when selecting a PV module. Module reliability and quality were rated first and second priorities respectively, with affordable pricing coming in third. Among 75 brands mentioned in the study, Yingli Solar ranked first.

"We are delighted to be ranked as the strongest solar PV module brand in 2013. The results arise from our continuous focus on technological leadership and ongoing efforts to reduce the overall cost of solar PV. As a global PV industry leader, we will continue to serve more customers around the world with superb product quality and convenient after-sales services by committing to our long-term mission to make solar PV accessible and affordable for every household," said Mr. Liansheng Miao, Chairman and Chief Executive 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. 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 30 regional subsidiaries and branch offices and has distributed more than 9,000 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: ="file:///C:/Users/Tori%20Clifford/AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/Temporary%20Internet%20Files/Administrator.YL-20130525DYQN/Documents/My%20RTX%20Files/AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/Temporary%20Internet%20Files/Content.Outlook/Ramin/AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/Temporary%20Internet%20Files/rebecca.jarschel/AppData/Local/AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/Temporary%20Internet%20Files/Content.Outlook/AppData/Local/Microsoft/rebecca.jarschel/AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/Temporary%20Internet%20Files/Content.Outlook/rebecca.jarschel/AppData/Local/rebecca.jarschel/rebecca.jarschel/rebecca.jarschel/rebecca.jarschel/rebecca.jarschel/rebecca.jarschel/Finkernagel/AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/Temporary%20Internet%20Files/Content.Outlook/IF90PY9T/ir@yinglisolar.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ir@yinglisolar.com

In the Americas:

Helena Kimball Head of Marketin   Yingli Green Energy Americas Inc. Tel: +1-603-591-5812 Email: ="file:///C:/Users/Tori%20Clifford/AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/Temporary%20Internet%20Files/Administrator.YL-20130525DYQN/Documents/My%20RTX%20Files/AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/Temporary%20Internet%20Files/Content.Outlook/Ramin/AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/Temporary%20Internet%20Files/rebecca.jarschel/AppData/Local/AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/Temporary%20Internet%20Files/Content.Outlook/AppData/Local/Microsoft/rebecca.jarschel/AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/Temporary%20Internet%20Files/Content.Outlook/rebecca.jarschel/AppData/Local/rebecca.jarschel/rebecca.jarschel/rebecca.jarschel/rebecca.jarschel/rebecca.jarschel/rebecca.jarschel/Finkernagel/AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/Temporary%20Internet%20Files/Content.Outlook/IF90PY9T/helena.kimball@yingliamericas.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">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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