Yingli Green Energy's Multicrystalline PV Module Passes TUV SUD's PID Test

  Yingli Green Energy's Multicrystalline PV Module Passes TUV SUD's PID Test

PR Newswire

BAODING, China, Dec. 28, 2012

BAODING, China, Dec. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 multicrystalline PV modules
passed the Potential Induced Degradation ("PID") test conducted by TUV SUD.

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The PID test was conducted under stringent conditions of 85 degrees Celsius,
85% relative humidity, and 1,000 volts of system voltage bias with a testing
duration of 96 hours. The test results showed that the power degradation of
Yingli Solar modules was lower than 0.5%, significantly below the maximum
allowable power output degradation rate of 5%.

"We're pleased to achieve such a great success in the PID test performed by
TUV SUD, which is one of the world's leading technical service organizations,"
said Mr. Liansheng Miao, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Yingli Green
Energy. "The test results fully demonstrate our commitment to product
reliability. We will continue to elevate the performance of our products with
an aim to maximize customers' benefits."

Mr. Robert Puto, Global Product Manager-Photovoltaics of TUV SUD Product
Service, commented, "As the competition of the solar industry continues to
intensify, more and more PV module manufactures select to partner with leading
third-party technical service organizations such as TUV SUD to test and
certify their excellent product quality and advanced assembly technology.
Yingli's leading position in the global market is attributable to its
stringent quality control efforts and technology innovations. TUV SUD is
committed to providing authoritative testing and certification services for
well-known enterprises by leveraging our strong technical strength and brand
advantages."

About Yingli Green Energy

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE), which markets its
products under the brand "Yingli Solar," is a leading solar energy company and
one of the world's largest vertically integrated photovoltaic manufacturers.
Yingli Green Energy's manufacturing covers the entire photovoltaic value
chain, from the production of polysilicon through ingot casting and wafering,
to solar cell production and module assembly. In August 2012, Yingli Green
Energy reached a balanced vertically integrated production capacity of 2,450
MW per year at its production facilities located in Baoding, Haikou, Tianjin
and Hengshui, respectively. Yingli Green Energy distributes its photovoltaic
modules to a wide range of markets, including Germany, Spain, Italy, Greece,
France, South Korea, China, Japan and the United States. Headquartered in
Baoding, China, Yingli Green Energy has more than 20 subsidiaries and branch
offices worldwide. Yingli Green Energy is publicly listed on the New York
Stock Exchange (NYSE: YGE). For more information, please visit
www.yinglisolar.com.

Safe Harbor Statement

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constitute "forward-looking" statements within the meaning of Section 21E of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and as defined in the U.S.
Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking
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risks, uncertainties or factors is included in Yingli Green Energy's filings
with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Yingli Green Energy does not
undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statement as a result
of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required under
applicable law.

For further information, please contact:

InChina:
Qing Miao
Vice President of Corporate Communications
Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited
Tel: +86 312 8929787
Email:ir@yinglisolar.com

In theAmericas:
Helena Kimball
Head of Marketing
Yingli Green Energy Americas
Tel: +1 603 5915812
Email:helena.kimball@yingliamericas.com

InEurope:
Rebecca Jarschel
Marketing Communications Manager
Yingli Green Energy Europe GmbH
Tel.: +4989540303412
Email:rebecca.jarschel@ygee.eu

SOURCE Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited

Website: http://www.yinglisolar.com
 
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