Yingli Green Energy to Power Largest PV Solar Power Plant in France
BAODING, China, May 17 /PRNewswire-Asia-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 manufacturers, which holds the brand "Yingli Solar," today announced it has signed a sales contract with MAESSA TELECOMUNICACIONES, INGENIERIA, INSTALACIONES Y SERVICIOS, S.A. ("MAETEL"), a leading Spanish EPC company which belongs to the industrial division of A.C.S. Group, one of Europe's largest infrastructure development companies. Under the terms of this contract, Yingli Green Energy has agreed to supply 33 MW of PV modules to MAETEL from the beginning of October 2010 through the end of April 2011. The PV modules to be supplied by the Company under this contract are expected to be installed in a PV solar power plant located in Curbans, France. According to the plant owner, GDF SUEZ Group, one of the world's leading energy providers, the 33 MW PV solar power plant in Curbans will be France's largest PV solar power facility and is expected to produce 43.5 million kilowatt hours of renewable energy each year.
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