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14 Reasons We’re Excited for Solar in 2014

By , in Manufacturing, Markets, Soccer, Sponsorships, Technology

Where will 2014 take the solar industry?

In the last couple of years, our industry faced historic challenges, but solar professionals and enthusiasts around the world persevered, joining together to make 2013 a year of unprecedented growth for solar. As we enter 2014, we’re proud to remain the world’s largest solar panel manufacturer, with over 7 GW of installed capacity globally. No matter what challenges come our way, we are excited about the new opportunities for solar that lie ahead in 2014.

Here are the top 14 reasons why we…

Painting by Chinese artist Su Hanchen (苏汉臣 circa 1130–1160 AD)

Solar & Football: A Perfect Match

By , in Markets, Soccer, Sponsorships

We get asked all the time: why does Yingli Solar sponsor so many football events (like U.S. Soccer, FC Bayern Munich, and the FIFA World CupTM)? I mean really: what’s the connection between solar and football?  It isn’t always immediately obvious. While they may seem different on the surface, there are deep affinities between the world’s most popular game and the world’s most abundant energy resource.

One of the reasons why football is the most commonly played sport in the world is that it’s so simple: all you need is…


And the Winner Is…

By , in Soccer, Sponsorships

Lilliana B. of El Paso, Texas! Congratulations for winning Yingli Solar’s All Under One Sun Photo Contest! Lilliana’s photo received the highest score among more than 2,000 photos submitted. She will receive two tickets to the opening match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ in Brazil and a $2,000 travel stipend!

Our “All Under One Sun” campaign challenged football fans to ‘power their favorite national football teams with their team spirit’ by submitting photos of themselves in their team’s colors to our contest microsite. The microsite received over 35,000 unique…