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The Great Debate? Monocrystalline vs Polycrystalline Solar Panels

By , in Manufacturing, Technology
When choosing the most appropriate solar PV panel for your project, consumers are faced with many choices on the quality and cost spectrum. In many markets, not just solar, consumers seek the best-possible combination of high-quality at a competitive price… but in doing so, they might overlook their technology options. In solar, it’s important to consider the performance advantages between monocrystalline and polycrystalline solar panels.
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Solar Wins in 2014

By , in Markets
It’s time to celebrate another record-breaking year for solar energy! Our global industry in on track to install nearly 50GW of solar panels in 2014, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance – about 25% more than the 38GW installed in 2013. It was landmark year for Yingli, too, with the following major milestones:
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Sustainability at the 2014 FIFA World Cup

By , in Soccer, Sponsorships
The 2014 FIFA World Cup™ has already been praised as one of the greatest ever. It was powered by frequent goals, drama, shocking match results – and even solar energy. Now that the final numbers have been tallied and the results are in, we wanted to report back on our commitment to becoming the world’s first carbon neutral FIFA sponsor, as well as on the larger impact of our FIFA World Cup sponsorship.