Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), a leading solar energy company and one of the world's largest vertically integrated photovoltaic manufacturers, which markets its products under the brand "Yingli Solar," today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Yingli Energy (China) Company Limited ("Yingli China") has partnered with Longyuan (Tibet) New Energy Company Limited ("Longyuan") to supply 22,209 sets of off-grid PV systems to families with limited access to electricity in Tibet.
In addition, Yingli China has supplied an extra 12 MW of PV modules for a Chinese customer who also cooperates with Longyuan to provide off-grid PV systems to Tibetan families. These modules are expected to power more than 48,000 families in this area.
"We are honoured to partner with our customers in China to bring solar electricity to families in Tibet," commented Mr. Liansheng Miao, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Yingli Green Energy. "As a leading renewable energy company, Yingli has been firmly committed to corporate social responsibility. Powering these families with our high performance off-grid systems integrates our mission of providing affordable green energy for all."