Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd. has announced 700 MW in capacity expansion projects at its Baoding headquarters and in Hainan province.
The company plans to build 600 MW of PANDA monocrystalline silicon manufacturing lines for monocrystalline ingots and wafers, cells and modules at its Baoding headquarters, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Yingli Energy (China) Co. In addition, Yingli plans to build 100 MW of multicrystalline silicon manufacturing lines in Haikou, Hainan Province, through Yingli China.
With the completion of these two new expansion projects, Yingli's capacity will total 1.7 GW. The two new expansion projects are expected to start initial production in mid-2011.