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Washington, D.C. 20549












Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): May 7, 2024





(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)




British Virgin Islands 001-33911 N/A

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)


File Number)

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


149 Water Street, Suite 302

Norwalk, Connecticut

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: +1 925-425-7335



(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)


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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on which registered
American Depositary Shares, each representing Common stock, 10 shares, no par value per share   SOL   New York Stock Exchange


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.


Emerging growth company ¨


If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ¨






Item 4.01. Changes in Registrant’s Certifying Accountant.


As previously disclosed, on March 29, 2024, Emeren Group Ltd (the “Company”) was notified by its independent registered public accounting firm, Grant Thornton LLP (US) (“Grant Thornton US”), of its decision to resign as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm effective as of that date. The Company’s Audit Committee accepted Grant Thornton US’s resignation.


On May 7, 2024, the Company engaged UHY LLP, located in New York, NY, as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2023. The engagement of UHY LLP to serve as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm was approved by the Company’s Audit Committee. During the Company’s two most recent fiscal years and during any subsequent interim period prior to the Company’s engagement of UHY LLP, the Company did not consult UHY LLP regarding (i) the application of accounting principles to a specified transaction, either completed or proposed or the type of audit opinion that might be rendered on the Company’s financial statements, and neither a written report nor oral advice was provided to the Company that UHY LLP concluded was an important factor considered by the Company in reaching a decision as to an accounting, auditing or financial reporting issue; or (ii) any matter that was either the subject of a “disagreement” (as defined in Item 304(a)(1)(iv) of Regulation S-K and the related instructions) or a “reportable event” (as described in Item 304(a)(1)(v) of Regulation S-K).


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits:


Exhibit No.   Description
104   Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date: May 7, 2024 By: /s/ Ke Chen
    Ke Chen
    Chief Financial Officer