Yingli Green Energy Responds to Solyndra’s Antitrust Litigation
BAODING, China, Oct. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — 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 commented on Solyndra’s filing of an antitrust and unfair trade practice lawsuit in the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of California.
“We just received notice of this complaint, but from our initial review, these are unwarranted and misguided claims from a company that has a clear history of failed technology and achievements. We will vigorously defend ourselves with the expectation that Yingli will prevail,” said Robert Petrina, Managing Director, Yingli Green Energy Americas.
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, from 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.
YINGLI GREEN ENERGY CONTACTS:
Director of Investor Relations
Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited
Tel: +86 312 8929787
In the Americas:
Head of Marketing
Yingli Green Energy Americas, Inc.
Tel: +1 603 5915812
Marketing Communications Manager
Yingli Green Energy Europe GmbH
Tel: +49 89 540303412
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