Yingli Green Energy has received approval from the Ministry of Science and Technology of China to establish the first national-level key laboratory in the field of PV technology development. The State Key Laboratory of PV Technology will be developed at Yingli Green Energy’s manufacturing base in Baoding.
Yingli has dedicated technology and management resources to facilitate both the application and the initial set-up of the laboratory. The State Key Laboratory will be established to drive the Chinese development of PV technology in China.
“We are pleased to announce the establishment of the State Key Laboratory at our manufacturing base in Baoding,” said Liansheng Miao, Yingli’s chairman and chief executive officer. “We believe technological innovation is essential to our position as a global leader in sustainable energy solutions and key to the quality and cost structure of our products. With increasing support from both the public and private sectors, we believe the Laboratory has the potential to positively contribute to the development of the PV industry as a platform for the commercialization of cutting-edge PV technologies, as well as a center for academic and professional training.”
The Laboratory, as an independent research entity, has had the support of Baoding Yingli Group Company Limited, an affiliate of the Company, throughout the application process to satisfy relevant application criteria.