BAODING, China, Nov. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Ltd. ("Yingli" or "Yingli Solar") (NYSE:YGE), one of the world's leading solar panel manufacturers, today expressed congratulations on the 21st Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21), which will take place in the French capital from November 30 to December 11, attracting leaders and global influential entrepreneurs from over 190 countries. Mrs. Judy Tzeng Lee, Vice President of Global Marketing of Yingli also attended the summit.
On the first day of COP21, 20 of the world's largest nations pledged to double the funds for clean energy research to a total of $20 Billion over the next five years. These countries include the China, U.S., France, UK, Canada, Brazil, India, Saudi Arabia and UAE, spanning across the biggest global economies and major emitters, oil and gas producers, and leaders in clean energy research.
As one of the world's leading clean energy companies, Yingli believes that climate change is one of the most important environmental challenge we face today and the solar energy is one of the critical tools in the world's fight against climate change. Yingli is the first solar company to join the World Wide Fund for Nature ("WWF") Climate Savers program in China and has gone beyond its targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions as the membership of WWF. By the middle of 2015, Yingli has deployed more than 14 GW of solar panels worldwide, which is equivalent to offsetting more than 10 million tons of carbon emission per annum.
About Yingli Green Energy
Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE), known as "Yingli Solar," is one of the world's leading solar panel manufacturers. Yingli Green Energy's manufacturing covers the photovoltaic value chain from ingot casting and wafering through solar cell production and solar panel assembly. Headquartered in Baoding, China, Yingli Green Energy has more than 30 regional subsidiaries and branch offices and has distributed more than 14 GW solar panels to customers worldwide. For more information, please visit www.yinglisolar.com and join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and Weibo.
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For further information, please contact:
Vice President of Corporate Communications
Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited
Tel: +86 312 8929787
In the Americas:
Director of Marketing
Yingli Green Energy Americas Inc.
Tel: +1 415 728 0472
Marketing Communications Manager Europe
Yingli Green Energy Europe GmbH
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