Yingli tops 2013 module rankings

China’s Yingli Solar was the world’s largest supplier of PV modules in 2013 for the second year running, with leading positions in the key Chinese, US and German markets, according to market researcher IHS.

Yingli snatched the title in 2012 from Chinese rival Suntech, and after shipping more than 3GW of modules last year the company continues to exhibit “phenomenal growth”, claims Stefan de Haan, principal analyst for PV at IHS.

Yingli claimed an 8.3% share of the global market for PV modules in 2013, up from 7.4% in 2012.

The 625MW of modules that Yingli shipped within China last year put it in front of its two closest rivals there, Trina Solar and Jinko Solar.

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