Baoding, China, September 22, 2009 - Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE:YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), one of the world's leading vertically integrated photovoltaic ("PV") product manufacturers, has received a Euromoney and Ernst & Young Global Renewable Energy Award. The Awards were founded in 2004 to recognize the projects, companies and individuals who have made significant contributions to the global renewable energy sector.
The 6th annual Euromoney and Ernst & Young Global Renewable Energy Awards, dubbed the "Green Oscars," were presented at the London Science Museum on September 21, 2009. Awards were given in nine categories, from "Lender of the Year" to "Climate Change Investment Program of the Year." Mr. Bryan Li, Chief Financial Officer of Yingli Green Energy, was present on behalf of the Company to accept the "Equity Deal of the Year - Technology" award in recognition of the Company's successful June 2009 equity follow-on offering of 18,390,000 ADSs which helped to raise investors' confidence in the renewable energy sector.
"We are honored to be the first Chinese Company to receive the most prestigious financial award in the renewable energy industry," commented Mr. Li, "At Yingli Green Energy we strive to support sustainable development by supplying global solar markets with low cost, high-quality PV modules. This award is a confirmation and acknowledgment of Yingli Green Energy's continuous efforts and commitment to making a greener world."
About Yingli Green Energy
Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE:YGE) is one of the world's leading vertically integrated PV product manufacturers. Yingli Green Energy designs, manufactures and sells PV modules and designs, assembles, sells and installs PV systems that are connected to an electricity transmission grid or operate on a stand-alone basis. Based in Baoding, China, Yingli Green Energy sells its PV modules to system integrators and distributors located in various markets around the world, including Germany, Spain, Italy, South Korea, Belgium, France, China and the United States. For more information, please visit http://www.yinglisolar.com/ .
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