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Secretary Moniz and Minister Wan Seek to Continue U.S. – China Collaborative Technology Research for Energy Efficient Buildings

07/17/2014

In conjunction with the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED), U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz traveled to Beijing and met with China’s Minister of Science and Technology Wan Gang to chair the U.S. – China Clean Energy Research Center (CERC) Steering Committee Meeting on July 11, 2014. CERC, launched by President Obama and former Chinese President Hu Jintao in 2009, serves as a framework for joint research in key areas including...

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LBNL Signed a Partnership Agreement with the Shandong Academy of Science at the 2014 US-China EcoPartnerships Signing Ceremony in Beijing

07/11/2014

As part of the U.S.-China EcoPartnerships Program and one of the activities of the Sixth U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) signed a statement of intent for cooperation with its Chinese EcoPartner, the Shandong Academy of Science (SDAS), in the 2014 U.S.-China EcoPartnerships Signing Ceremony on July 10 in Beijing, China.

Nan Zhou, the Deputy Group Leader of China Energy Group and Staff...

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US DOE Assistant Secretary David Danielson and DOE Staff Members Visited Site of China Energy Group Energy Assessment Training

07/01/2014

On June 12th, 2014, a delegation from the U.S. Department of Energy (U.S. DOE) led by Assistant Secretary David Danielson visited the Yanshan Petrochemical Company in the Fangshan District of Beijing, the site where Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s (LBNL’s) China Energy Group and others conducted a 4-day energy efficiency assessment in 2013 demonstrating the use of U.S. DOE energy auditing methods and tools. The U.S. DOE delegation...

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LBNL’s China Energy Group participated in the 5th US-China Energy Efficiency Forum in Beijing

07/01/2014

The Fifth U.S.-China Energy Efficiency Forum was held in Beijing, China on June 11, 2014 with opening remarks from both Dr. David Danielson, Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy within the U.S. Department of Energy, and Xei Zhenhua, the Vice Chairman of China’s National Development Reform Commission.  Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s China Energy Group signed a Memorandum of Understanding with China’s Tianjin...

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China’s Largest Construction Company Visits LBNL

07/01/2014

China’s largest construction company, the China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC), visited Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory on June 27, 2014 to explore collaboration opportunities. 

Led by CSCEC Deputy Director, Li Yungui, the delegation members were from CSCEC’s Technology Research Center that is seeking technologies that could help the company address increasing challenges facing the Chinese building sector. Vladimir...

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Institute of Electrical Engineering of Chinese Academy of Science Visited LBNL

07/01/2014

A delegation from the Institute of Electrical Engineering of the Chinese Academy of Science (CAS-IEE) visited Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) on June 26, 2014 as part of their study tour focused on the U.S. developments in renewable distributed energy and their preparation of a report on similar topic for China’s National Energy Administration in its deployment of 30 microgrid pilot projects. 

Lv Fang, head of the delegation,...

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China Energy Group Presented at 2nd Shenzhen International Low-Carbon City Forum

06/30/2014

Lynn Price, Staff Scientist and the Group Leader of the China Energy Group at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, presented on the topic of “Bringing Science Solutions to the World: Low Carbon Research and Energy Innovation at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory” during the Think Tank Dialogue Panel on behalf of LBNL’s Deputy Director, Horst Simon, at the Second Shenzhen International Low-Carbon City Forum in Shenzhen China on June 10-11, 2014...

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CEG Gave the First Training on Its Energy and Emissions Modeling Tool in China

04/11/2014

At the invitation of a Chinese government think-tank to provide scientific guidance to address China’s energy and environmental concerns, the China Energy Group (CEG) of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory gave its first training on its energy and emissions modeling tool in China between March 5 and 28, 2014.

The 10-day training in Jinan City on the use of the Green Resources and Energy Appraisal Tool (GREAT), whose development was funded by...

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CEG Kick-started Its First Training on Low Carbon Tools in China

03/14/2014

In its latest effort to support Chinese cities in reducing carbon emissions, researchers from the China Energy Group of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory trained 20 Chinese researchers of China’s Shandong Academy of Science in Jinan city on March 6-7 in the use of four low carbon software tools. The trainees expressed great interest in the tools. Future training and tool dissemination efforts are planned through a series of upcoming training...

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The Bay Area Council’s Economic Institute Highlights LBNL’s China Energy Group

02/25/2014

The Bay Area Council's Economic Institute recently released Ties That Bind, 2014 Edition: The San Francisco Bay Area's Economic Links to Greater China, which includes a detailed summary of LBNL's China Energy Group. The report traces the efforts of the group’s founder, Dr. Mark D. Levine, back to 1987 when he highlighted the need for comprehensive energy consumption data collection in Chinese cities and set on a course to carry out "...

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