BEIJING, and ZURICH, Switzerland, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ --Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy"or the "Company"), who holds the brand Yingli Solar, is a leading solar energycompany and one of the world's largest vertically integrated photovoltaic("PV") manufacturers. In a statement released jointly with world football'sgoverning body FIFA, the Company today announced that it had become the firstrenewable energy company to sponsor the FIFA World Cup(TM). This year'stournament will be held in South Africa from June 11 to July 11, 2010. YingliGreen Energy is also the first Chinese company to seal a global sponsorshipdeal with FIFA.
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