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Yingli Announces the Groundbreaking of 100 MW "Topper Runner" Project

Baoding, China - The China based solar panel manufacturers Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Yingli Energy Company Limited recently reported the groundbreaking of a 100 MW "Top Runner" project in Wuhai City, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

Following the Datong 50 MW "Top Runner" project in Shanxi province, this project, covering an area of about 2.04 square kilometers of coal-mining subsidence areas in Wuhai City, is Yingli's second "Top Runner" project. The project will also be installed with Yingli's patented bifacial panels, which can generate both by front and rear sides. According to Yingli it is expected to be connected to the grid and begin operations in June 2018.

"We are glad to participate in "Top Runner" program again with our reliable and high efficient products," commented Mr. Liansheng Miao, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Yingli. "As Yingli points out, data show that, since the grid-connection of the Datong 50 MW 'Top Runner' project, which is equipped with the Yingli bifacial panels, its monthly energy yield is up to approximately 17 percent higher than typical multi-crystalline solar plants.

Source: IWR Online, 17 Nov 2017