Saturday, September 6, 2008

Yingli Green Energy Announces 16 MW Sales Contract with Fire Energy, S.L. in Spain

BAODING, China, Sep 04, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), one of the world's leading vertically integrated photovoltaic ("PV") product manufacturers, today announced that it has entered into a sales contract with Fire Energy, S.L. ("Fire Energy"), a Spanish PV system integrator and PV devices distributor.

Under the terms of the contract, Yingli Green Energy is expected to supply a total of 16 MW of PV modules to Fire Energy from January 2009 to December 2009.

"We are pleased to announce the 16 MW sales contract with Fire Energy in Spain which is the second transaction between the two companies," commented Mr. Liansheng Miao, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Yingli Green Energy. "We believe that even with the lowered feed-in-tariffs in Spain, which we expect to take effect later this year, the return on investment in the Spanish PV market will remain highly attractive as Spain has one of the highest levels of annual sunshine radiation in Europe. We continue to see strong demand in the Spanish PV market for high quality PV products. We believe that this transaction with Fire Energy is a result of the positive outlook for the Spanish PV market, the favorable assessment of our product quality and the recognition of our brand reputation. We also believe that our accredited track records and the growing awareness of the reliability and efficiency of our PV modules will help us sustain our market position not only in Spain, but also the global community."

About Yingli Green Energy

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited is one of the world's leading vertically integrated PV product manufacturers. Through the Company's principal operating subsidiary in China, Baoding Tianwei Yingli New Energy Resources Co., Ltd., Yingli Green Energy designs, manufactures and sells PV modules and designs, assembles, sells and installs PV systems that are connected to an electricity transmission grid or operate on a stand-alone basis. With 200 MW of total annual production capacity in each of polysilicon ingots and wafers, PV cells and PV modules, Yingli Green Energy is currently one of the largest manufacturers of PV products in the world as measured by annual production capacity. Additionally, Yingli Green Energy is one of a limited number of large-scale PV companies in the world to have adopted a vertically integrated business model. Yingli Green Energy currently plans to expand annual production capacity in each of polysilicon ingots and wafers, PV cells and PV modules to 400 MW by the end of 2008 and to 600 MW by mid-2009. Yingli Green Energy sells PV modules under its own brand name, Yingli Solar, to PV system integrators and distributors located in various markets around the world, including Germany, Spain, Italy, South Korea, France, China and the United States. For more information, please visit

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