Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited, the large vertically integrated photovoltaic ("PV") module manufacturer in the world, known as "Yingli Solar," announced on August 27th that it has partnered with renewable energy developer Push Energy Ltd. to supply Yingli Solar's multicyrstalline modules for four large-scale PV power plants in the United Kingdom.
The four sites will collectively have a clean, renewable electricity capacity of up to 66 MWp and will be located in East Anglia, U.K. The projects will be completed by February 2015. Push Energy works with landowners, local stakeholders, planners and the power networks to supply renewable, green power into the grid for local use. The company has a strong background in farming and conservation management and selects sites that have minimum visual impact with appropriate landscaping.
"Solar PV farms have an important role to play in the U.K.'s long-term energy security. Working with strong partners such as Yingli Green Energy is critical to our vision for the future. The company has provided invaluable support and hands-on practical advice which has allowed us to complete all projects to a very tight time schedule," said Mr. Jason Wallis, Finance Director of Push Energy.
"We are thrilled to work with Push Energy in Europe's largest and most promising solar market to date," said Mr. Liansheng Miao, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Yingli Green Energy. "We are committed to working with well-established companies with a solid project pipeline such as Push Energy. It also supports our long-term commitment to the U.K. market where we see sustainable growth potential in the coming years."