Dec. 13, 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 "
", today expressed its congratulations on the successful grid connection of world's largest hydro and PV hybrid project ("Project"), near the Longyangxia Dam in
. The Company has supplied 15 MW YGE series PV modules for the Project.
With a total capacity of 320 MW, the Project began construction in March, 2013 and started grid connection and commissioning last week. During its 25 years lifetime, the Project is expected to deliver 498 million kWh PV electricity per year to the grid.
"We feel delighted about the successful grid connection of world's largest hydro and PV hybrid project," said Mr.
, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Yingli Green Energy. "In addition to this hydro and PV hybrid project, the Company has also been acting proactively in integrating PV with architecture, agricultural, and other fields. For example, the Power Valley International Hotel – world's first five star hotel with BIPV application applied our curtain wall Series PV modules, integrating solar power generation into the overall design and making the building more environmental friendly."
"The Company also focuses on the innovative applications of PV modules with traditional agriculture, promoting the development of eco-agriculture. Besides, we installed more than 20 MW PV modules on our factories, parking lots, and other facilities, which will provide approximate 23 million kWh solar electricity per year for the Company's production and operation. This will help the Company to reduce CO
emission and increase renewable energy consumption," Mr. Miao added.
About Yingli Green Energy
Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE), known as "
," 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,
, 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
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