SPI Energy Co., Ltd. (“SPI Energy” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: SPI), a global clean energy market place for business, residential, government and utility customers and investors, today announced that the Company has been recognized as one of the “Global Top 500 New Energy Enterprises” (the “Rank”) and was also awarded the “Independent Innovation Award” and “International Cooperation Award” (the “Awards”) at the 6th Global Top 500 New Energy Enterprises Ceremony and the 2016 New Energy Development Summit (the “Summit”).
The Rank, in its 6th year since 2011, is measured by annual sales and is initiated and organized by China Energy News and China Institute of Energy Economics Research, both are affiliated with the People’s Daily and the support of National Energy Commission and National Energy Administration. This year’s Ceremony and the Summit were held on December 6 in Wuhan City, Hubei Province and drew more than 500 attendees from government agencies and leading new energy enterprises.
“We are delighted to see our innovative “Green Energy + Internet Financing” business model and the Solarbao platform being recognized by increasing number of peers and government agencies,” said Xiaofeng Peng, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SPI Energy. “The Rank and the Awards capped a remarkable year for our company where we have recognized by over a dozen industry awards. As we are approaching the end of an eventful year for the Company, I want to take this opportunity to thank our suppliers, customers, partners and investors for making all these possible.”