Yingli Green Energy Joins Hands Once Again with FC Bayern Munchen and the Chinese Football Association

  Yingli Green Energy Joins Hands Once Again with FC Bayern Munchen and the
                         Chinese Football Association

Young football talents will have the opportunity to play at the FC Bayern
Youth Cup 2013 in Munich

PR Newswire

BAODING, China, Feb. 20, 2013

BAODING, China, Feb. 20, 2013 /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 ("PV") manufacturers, which markets its products under
the brand "Yingli Solar", today announced that the Company once again teamed
up with FC Bayern Munchen (the "FCB"), the most successful German football
club, to bring underprivileged football talents to the FCB Youth Cup final in
June 2013 at the Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany. The Youth Cup is an
international charity youth competition initiated by the FCB with support from
several sponsors around the world such as Yingli Green Energy, adidas, Audi
and Lufthansa.

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This year Yingli Green Energy not only gives young soccer players from
disadvantaged areas of China the opportunity to play in the FCB Youth Cup, but
expands its engagement and will also host this outstanding tournament in Japan
where talented 14 to16-year old boys from the three tsunami affected
prefectures can show their football skills.

Yingli Green Energy joined hands once again with the FCB and the Chinese
Football Association (the "CFA") to scout the best junior footballers from
underprivileged areas of China for the tournament final in Germany. Young
football players from all across China will be selected in Qingyuan football
training base of Guangdong from February 17 to February 23, 2013. At the end
of this competition in Qingyuan, ten young talents will be selected to form an
All-Star team of 10 players and travel to Germany to represent China at the
final held in June 2013 at the Allianz Arena stadium in Munich – home of the
FCB. Other FCB Youth Cup teams that will compete for the cup are from Brazil,
Japan, Germany, Italy, Austria and India.

The selection competition in Japan is planned for April with young football
players from Fukushima, Miyagi and Iwate, whose lives were changed by the
tsunami and its aftermath in March 2011. Ten selected football talents will
also join the international final in Germany.

Mrs. Judy Tzeng Lee, Director of Global Marketing and Development of Yingli
Green Energy, commented "Yingli Green energy will once again join hands with
the CFA in a series of Football Global Exchange & Education activities. These
may include a youth summer camp and coaching exchanges with the FCB. Yingli
Green Energy has committed to providing our knowledge in renewable energy and
utilizing our football marketing platforms to influence positive social
change. As an Official Premium Partner of the FCB, we are honored to be able
to contribute to China's youth football through our sponsorship. By providing
international standard matches for these future stars, we hope to focus more
attention on China's youth football training and attract more youth to this
sport."

Mr. Paul Breitner, Brand Ambassador of the FCB, also indicated that the FCB is
proud that Yingli Green Energy and the CFA will host the FCB Youth Cup again
in China. "We truly believe that football can provide a great platform for
bringing a positive change to our society. We hope to utilize our love for
football to bring happiness and hope to children, especially those in
disadvantaged areas. We are also very happy to share our knowledge and
experience with Yingli Green Energy and the CFA to help enhance the
development of youth football in China."

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. 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.

About FC Bayern Munchen

FC Bayern Munchen is the most successful football club in Germany and one of
the most successful football clubs in Europe, having won 22 German titles and
15 cups. The club was founded in 1900. FC Bayern Munchen is by far the most
successful team in German football, winning six of the last ten championships.
The club's last international title was the Intercontinental Cup in 2001 and
in the same year they won the UEFA Champions League, their fourth European
Champions Cup. Since the beginning of the 2005–2006 season, FC Bayern Munchen
plays its home games in the Allianz Arena. The team colors are red and white.

About Chinese Football Association

The Chinese Football Association (the "CFA") was established in Beijing in
1955. It is the sole organization that manages the sport of football on a
national scale. It consists of local football associations in each province,
autonomous region and major municipalities in China, amateur football
associations of different professionals, and football associations under the
People's Liberation Army. The CFA is a national non-governmental, nonprofit
organization. It is a member of the All-China Sports Federation. As an Olympic
event organization recognized by the Chinese Olympic Committee, the CFA is the
only legal organization that represents China in Federation Internationale de
Football Association ("FIFA") and in Asian Football Confederation (the "AFC").

Safe Harbor Statement

This press release contains forward-looking statements. These statements
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
statements can be identified by terminology such as "will," "expects,"
"anticipates," "future," "intends," "plans," "believes," "estimates," "target"
and similar statements. Such statements are based upon management's current
expectations and current market and operating conditions, and relate to events
that involve known or unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, all of
which are difficult to predict and many of which are beyond Yingli Green
Energy's control, which may cause Yingli Green Energy's actual results,
performance or achievements to differ materially from those in the
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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 more information on Yingli Green Energy, please contact:

In China:
Qing Miao
Vice President of Corporate Communications
Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited
T: +86 312 892787
E: ir@yinglisolar.com

In the Americas:
Helena Kimball
Head of Marketing
Yingli Green Energy Americas
T: +1 603 591 5812
E: helena.kimball@yingliamericas.com

In Europe:
Rebecca Jarschel
Marketing Communications Manager
Yingli Green Energy Europe GmbH
T: +49 89 540303412
E: rebecca.jarschel@ygee.eu

For FC Bayern Munchen:
Markus Horwick
Director Media and Communication
FC Bayern Munchen AG
T: +49 89 699 310
E: media@fcb.de

SOURCE Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited

Website: http://www.yinglisolar.com
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