Yingli Green Energy has signed an agent agreement and a 10MW photovoltaic (PV) module distribution contract with YHS, a joint venture of West Holdings and Super Tool, in Japan.

Under the agreements, YHS is expected to purchase 10MW of PV modules from the company in the second half of this year.

YHS will be appointed as the company’s exclusive agency in Japan for sales of PV modules within the Japanese residential market, effective from March through December 2011.

West Holdings is a construction company for residential rooftop solar power systems in Japan.

Japan-based Super Tool is engaged in manufacturing wrench components and hardware tools.