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    Form 20-F
    SPI ENERGY CO., LTD. filed this Form 20-F on 10/27/2017
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    Subdocument 1 - 20-F - 20-F
    Page 1 - UNITED STATES
    Page 2 - N/A
    Page 3 - TABLE OF CONTENTS
    Page 4 - CONVENTIONS THAT APPLY TO THIS ANNUAL REPORT
    Page 5 - PART I
    Page 6 - Exchange Rate Information
    Page 7 - The operations of our e-commerce and investment business platform is unsuccessful.
    Page 8 - We conduct our business in diverse locations around the world and are subject to economic, regulator
    Page 9 - The reduction, modification, delay or discontinuation of government subsidies and other economic inc
    Page 10 - Misconduct and errors by our employees could harm our business and reputation.
    Page 11 - We may not be able to acquire additional solar projects to grow our project portfolio, or effectivel
    Page 12 - Our substantial indebtedness could adversely affect our business, financial condition and results of
    Page 13 - We act as the general contractor for our customers for the provision of EPC services, and are subjec
    Page 14 - The solar industry faces competition from both conventional power industries and other renewable pow
    Page 15 - Technological advances in the solar industry could render our PV solutions uncompetitive or obsolete
    Page 16 - Our growth prospects and future profitability and our ability to continue to acquire solar projects
    Page 17 - We may encounter unexpected difficulties when developing solar power projects.
    Page 18 - Our construction activities may be subject to cost overruns or delays.
    Page 19 - Warranties provided by our suppliers and contractors may be limited or insufficient to compensate fo
    Page 20 - We have limited insurance coverage.
    Page 21 - The operation of solar projects involves significant inherent risks and hazards that could have a ma
    Page 22 - We may continue to conduct acquisitions and enter into joint ventures, investments or other strategi
    Page 23 - Our failure to protect our intellectual property rights may undermine our competitive position, and
    Page 24 - Our independent registered public accounting firm may be suspended from practicing before the SEC if
    Page 25 - The preparation of our consolidated financial statements in accordance with U.S. generally accepted
    Page 26 - Chinese regulations relating to overseas investment by Chinese residents may restrict our overseas a
    Page 27 - If the PRC government finds that the structure we have adopted for the e-commerce business does not
    Page 28 - We rely on contractual arrangements with Meijv and its shareholders for the operation of the Solarba
    Page 29 - The ongoing debt crisis in the Eurozone and market perceptions concerning the instability of the Eur
    Page 30 - Risks Related to Our Ordinary Shares
    Page 31 - The price of our securities has been and may continue to be highly volatile.
    Page 32 - If we fail to meet the applicable listing requirements, NASDAQ may delist our ordinary shares from t
    Page 33 - We are treated as a U.S. corporation for U.S. federal tax purposes.
    Page 34 - ITEM 4.
    Page 35 - B.
    Page 36 - Our Engineering, Procurement and Construction Service Business
    Page 37 - Engineering Design
    Page 38 - Construction Contracting
    Page 39 - Our Global Project Development Business
    Page 40 - Solar Projects in Operation*
    Page 41 - Solar Projects Under Construction*
    Page 42 - Featured Markets
    Page 43 - Market Due Diligence
    Page 44 - Market considerations
    Page 45 - E-Commerce and Investment Business
    Page 46 - Administrative Rules for Foreign Investments in Telecommunications Enterprises
    Page 47 - Our Australia Distribution Business
    Page 48 - Suppliers
    Page 49 - Seasonality
    Page 50 - Renewable Energy Law and Other Government Directives
    Page 51 - Circular on Implementation Plans of PV Generation Construction for 2015
    Page 52 - Provisions on the Administration of the Electric Power Business Permit
    Page 53 - Internet Finance and Illegal Public Fund-raising
    Page 54 - FIT and Subsidies
    Page 55 - Circular on Issues Concerning Implementing Electric Quantity-based Subsidy Policy for Distributed Ge
    Page 56 - Clean Development Mechanism
    Page 57 - Taxation
    Page 58 - Circular of Further Improving and Adjusting Foreign Exchange Administration Policies on Foreign Dire
    Page 59 - Dividend Distribution
    Page 60 - Trademark
    Page 61 - Notes:
    Page 62 - ITEM 4A.
    Page 63 - Market Demand
    Page 64 - Selected Statement of Operations Items
    Page 65 - Impairment charges
    Page 66 - United States
    Page 67 - Sales of Project Assets
    Page 68 - Services Revenue Under Power Purchase Agreements
    Page 69 - Impairment of Long-lived Assets
    Page 70 - Project Assets
    Page 71 - Income Taxes
    Page 72 - N/A
    Page 73 - Recent Acquisition Activities
    Page 74 - Other Solar Businesses
    Page 75 - Solar Juice Acquisition
    Page 76 - Acquisition of Dingding Yiwei
    Page 77 - Comparison of the year ended December 31, 2016 to the year ended December 31, 2015
    Page 78 - Interest expense
    Page 79 - Gross profit
    Page 80 - Net loss
    Page 81 - Financing Activities
    Page 82 - N/A
    Page 83 - PRC Corporate Income Tax Law
    Page 84 - Research and development, patents and licenses, etc.
    Page 85 - ITEM 6.
    Page 86 - Mr. Xiaofeng Peng
    Page 87 - Mr. Tairan Guo
    Page 88 - Transfer Restrictions.
    Page 89 - Option Awards
    Page 90 - Audit Committee
    Page 91 - Duties of Directors
    Page 92 - D.
    Page 93 - ITEM 7.
    Page 94 - Contractual Arrangements with Solar Energy E-Commerce and Its Shareholders
    Page 95 - Contractual Arrangements with Meijv and Its Shareholder
    Page 96 - Exclusive Call Option Agreement
    Page 97 - Legal and Administrative Proceedings
    Page 98 - Dividend Policy and Dividend Distribution
    Page 99 - B.
    Page 100 - D.
    Page 101 - Voting Rights
    Page 102 - Liquidation
    Page 103 - Issuance of Additional Preferred Shares
    Page 104 - Cayman Islands Taxation
    Page 105 - U.S. Federal Income Taxation
    Page 106 - Sale or Other Disposition of Ordinary Shares
    Page 107 - Sale or Other Disposition
    Page 108 - I.
    Page 109 - PART II
    Page 110 - Management s Annual Report on Internal Control Over Financial Reporting.
    Page 111 - Remediation Activities
    Page 112 - ITEM 16C.
    Page 113 - ITEM 16G.
    Page 114 - N/A
    Page 115 - N/A
    Page 116 - N/A
    Page 117 - N/A
    Page 118 - N/A
    Page 119 - SIGNATURES
    Page 120 - Index to Financial Statements
    Page 121 - Report of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
    Page 122 - Report of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
    Page 123 - SPI ENERGY CO., LTD.
    Page 124 - SPI ENERGY CO., LTD.
    Page 125 - SPI ENERGY CO., LTD.
    Page 126 - SPI
    Page 127 - SPI ENERGY CO., LTD.
    Page 128 - The accompanying notes are an integral part of these consolidated financial statements.
    Page 129 - SPI ENERGY CO., LTD.
    Page 130 - Variable interest entities
    Page 131 - Proxy Voting Agreement
    Page 132 - (a)
    Page 133 - Private placements and negotiation for financial support
    Page 134 - Cost saving measures
    Page 135 - (d)
    Page 136 - (h)
    Page 137 - (l)
    Page 138 - (m)
    Page 139 - (q)
    Page 140 - (r)
    Page 141 - Construction contracts
    Page 142 - Financial service revenue
    Page 143 - Services revenue under power purchase agreements
    Page 144 - (t)
    Page 145 - simplifying the Measurement of Inventory
    Page 146 - N/A
    Page 147 - N/A
    Page 148 - N/A
    Page 149 - Project assets under development-Company as project owner are primarily related to the following maj
    Page 150 - RE Capital Projects
    Page 151 - Projects in Japan
    Page 152 - (a)
    Page 153 - N/A
    Page 154 - (a)
    Page 155 - N/A
    Page 156 - N/A
    Page 157 - (b)
    Page 158 - N/A
    Page 159 - N/A
    Page 160 - N/A
    Page 161 - (a)
    Page 162 - (b)
    Page 163 - N/A
    Page 164 - (a)
    Page 165 - (b)
    Page 166 - Determining Fair Value
    Page 167 - N/A
    Page 168 - N/A
    Page 169 - N/A
    Page 170 - N/A
    Page 171 - (a)
    Page 172 - Performance Guaranty
    Page 173 - (b) Contingencies
    Page 174 - N/A
    Page 175 - N/A
    Page 176 - N/A
    Page 177 - (a)
    Subdocument 2 - EX-4.40 - EX-4.40
    Page 1 - Exhibit 4.40
    Page 2 - Ordinary Shares
    Page 3 - ARTICLE II
    Page 4 - Filings, Consents and Approvals
    Page 5 - Purchase Entirely for Own Account
    Page 6 - Section 3.3
    Page 7 - Section 3.9
    Page 8 - Section 3.14
    Page 9 - N/A
    Page 10 - Purchaser: Tiger Capital Fund SPC participating in Tiger Global SP By: /s/ ZHENG YAN Name: ZHENG YAN
    Subdocument 3 - EX-4.41 - EX-4.41
    Page 1 - Exhibit 4.41
    Page 2 - Section 1.2
    Page 3 - ARTICLE II
    Page 4 - Filings, Consents and Approvals
    Page 5 - No Conflict
    Page 6 - ARTICLE III
    Page 7 - Section 3.6
    Page 8 - Section 3.12
    Page 9 - N/A
    Page 10 - Purchaser: Qian Kun Prosperous Times Investment Limited By: /s/ Authorized Signatory Name: Authorize
    Subdocument 4 - EX-4.42 - EX-4.42
    Page 1 - Exhibit 4.42
    Page 2 - Ordinary Shares
    Page 3 - ARTICLE II
    Page 4 - Filings, Consents and Approvals
    Page 5 - Purchase Entirely for Own Account
    Page 6 - Section 3.2
    Page 7 - Section 3.9
    Page 8 - Section 3.14
    Page 9 - N/A
    Page 10 - Purchaser: Qian Kun Prosperous Times Investment Limited By: /s/ Authorized Signatory Name: Authorize
    Subdocument 5 - EX-4.43 - EX-4.43
    Page 1 - Exhibit 4.43
    Page 2 - Ordinary Shares
    Page 3 - ARTICLE II
    Page 4 - Filings, Consents and Approvals
    Page 5 - Status and Investment Intent
    Page 6 - ARTICLE III
    Page 7 - Section 3.6
    Page 8 - Section 3.12
    Page 9 - N/A
    Page 10 - Purchaser: Alpha Assai Capital ltd acting as investment manager on beharf of Alpha Assai fund SP of
    Subdocument 6 - EX-4.44 - EX-4.44
    Page 1 - Exhibit 4.44
    Page 2 - societe anonyme
    Page 3 - N/A
    Page 4 - N/A
    Page 5 - N/A
    Page 6 - N/A
    Page 7 - Background and Purpose
    Page 8 - N/A
    Page 9 - not
    Page 10 - plus
    Page 11 - Exclusions from the above adjustment mechanisms
    Page 12 - Closing Dates
    Page 13 - Deliveries Required on each Closing
    Page 14 - Heliohrisi Closing
    Page 15 - Thermi Sun Closing
    Page 16 - Payment of the Purchase Price
    Page 17 - Cash payment of the balance Heliostixio Purchase Price (if any).
    Page 18 - Confirmation of calculations
    Page 19 - N/A
    Page 20 - societe anonyme
    Page 21 - N/A
    Page 22 - Representations and Warranties by Buyer, SPI and Thelmico
    Page 23 - Undertakings.
    Page 24 - Undertakings regarding transfers of the Companies Shares from the Holding Companies to Seller.
    Page 25 - Consents of the Buyers, SPI and Thelmico
    Page 26 - Penalty
    Page 27 - Buyer s Default
    Page 28 - ipso facto
    Page 29 - ex nunc
    Page 30 - ipso facto
    Page 31 - Notices
    Page 32 - Dispute Resolution
    Page 33 - Applicable Law
    Page 34 - Termination for bankruptcy etc
    Page 35 - ipso facto
    Page 36 - Buyer
    Subdocument 7 - EX-8.1 - EX-8.1
    Page 1 - Exhibit 8.1
    Subdocument 8 - EX-12.1 - EX-12.1
    Page 1 - Exhibit 12.1
    Subdocument 9 - EX-12.2 - EX-12.2
    Page 1 - Exhibit 12.2
    Subdocument 10 - EX-13.1 - EX-13.1
    Page 1 - Exhibit 13.1
    Subdocument 11 - EX-13.2 - EX-13.2
    Page 1 - Exhibit 13.2
    Subdocument 12 - EX-15.2 - EX-15.2
    Page 1 - Exhibit 15.2
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