Yingli Invests 1.7 Billion Yuan Into New 5GW Annual Output Photovoltaic Production Base in Tangxian County

PVTIME - On October 15, the groundbreaking ceremony of Yingli Group’s Hebei Shengchen Green Industry Base was held. With a total project investment of 1.7 billion yuan, the project’s first phase is expected to be officially put into operation in June next year. It will develop into a smart energy integrated management platform integrating high-efficiency photovoltaic modules and supporting products, as well as the development and production of new photovoltaic green building materials. After completion, the annual output value of the project is expected to exceed 10 billion yuan.

Photo of the groundbreaking ceremony

According to reports, the base is located in Changgucheng Industrial Park, Tangxian Economic Development Zone, Hebei Province. Jointly built by the People’s Government of Tangxian County and Yingli Group, the intelligent manufacturing base will cover an area of ​​about 82 acres and have an annual photovoltaic module production capacity of 5GW. Furthermore, the base will focus on the research and development of new photovoltaic green building materials, and promote the development of building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV). In addition, the base will also manufacture supporting products such as 2,400 tons of soldering ribbons for photovoltaic modules, 14.4 million sets of junction boxes, and 2,300 tons of enameled wires. The construction of this base will hopefully attract other companies along the industrial supply chain to settle in Tangxian County, provide more than 1,000 jobs for the local area, and effectively stimulate local economic development.

Zheng Xiaoqiang, Secretary of the Party Committee and General Manager of Yingli Group, addressing the attendees.

At the event, Zheng Xiaoqiang, Secretary of the Party Committee and General Manager of Yingli Group, said in his speech that Yingli Group is closely following the pace of national development, with each business sector actively seeking intelligent transformation and will progressively contribute to the realization of a digital economy. Focusing on green buildings, cooperation with central enterprises, the construction of "The Belt and Road", and upgrading of green technology, the construction of this base will boost the rapid development of the passive ultra-low energy consumption building industry represented by BIPV. While bringing economic benefits and effectively reducing building energy consumption, the construction of this base holds important practical significance for the rapid implementation of the national green building development strategy and will contribute to the realization of sustainable green development.

For years, Yingli Group has been committed to serving the construction of its hometown while cultivating the field of new energy. As an important measure for the company’s strategic transformation and upgrading efforts, the Hebei Shengchen Green Industry Base will able to provide high-quality and high-performance products for other module producing companies in the same industry as well as meeting Yingli Group’s own industrial needs.

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