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Emeren Group Announces Appointment of Grant Thornton LLP (US) as Auditor

STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 2, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Emeren Group Ltd (“Emeren” or the “Company”) (www.emeren.com) (NYSE: SOL), a leading global solar project developer, owner, and operator, today announced the appointment of Grant Thornton LLP (US) (“Grant Thornton“) as its independent registered public accounting firm, effective August 1, 2023. Grant Thornton succeeds Marcum Asia (“Former Auditor”) and will audit Emeren’s consolidated financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2023.

The appointment of Grant Thornton was made after a thorough evaluation process and has been approved by the Company’s board of directors and its Audit Committee.

The Company’s decision to change its auditor was not the result of any disagreement between the Company and Former Auditor on any matter of accounting principles or practices, financial statement disclosure, or auditing scope or procedure.

About Emeren Group Ltd

Emeren Group Ltd (NYSE: SOL) is a leading global solar project developer, owner, and operator with a pipeline of projects and IPP assets totaling over 3 GW, as well as a storage pipeline of over 6 GWh across Europe, North America, and Asia. The Company focuses on solar power project development, construction management and project financing services with local professional teams across multiple countries. For more information, go to www.emeren.com

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