Japanese PV wholesaler, XSOL and Yingli Green have signed a PV module distribution agreement.
XSOL is to promote and sell Yingli Green’s ‘YGE 60 Cell’ series modules from the middle of January 2014 in the Japanese market.
The Japanese wholesaler was said to have sold over 137MW of PV modules and systems in Japan in its last fiscal year, via its channel of over one thousand sales dealers and installers.
Yingli Green had module shipments of around 50MW to Japan in 2012 but due to the booming Japanese market had guided shipments to Japan in 2013 were to account for around 9% of its total, equating to more than 200MW.
The company has previously teamed with Toshiba and Hitachi in Japan for large-scale projects.