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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) was organized by the Institute of...

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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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China Energy Group and Energy Research Institute Staff Members Visit Rocky Mountain Institute for Reinventing Fire: China Project

12/04/2013

Four members of the China Energy Group and two visitors from China's Energy Research Institute spent two days working together on their joint Reinventing Fire: China project with Rocky Mountain Institute staff members on December 4 and 5, 2013. The project, which builds on the analysis in RMI's Reinventing Fire project for the U.S., aims to combine the research skills of the U.S. and...

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China Energy Group in Energy Foundation China's 16th Senior Policy Advisory Council Meeting featuring Reinventing Fire-China Project

11/15/2013

The China Energy Group's Lynn Price, Nan Zhou, and Lixuan Hong participated in the Energy Foundation China's 16th Senior Policy Advisory Council Meeting on November 15 which featured the Group's collaborative project with the Energy Foundation China, Rocky Mountain Institute, and China's Energy Research Institute. The theme of this year's meeting was "Reinventing Fire: Contributing to China's Energy Production and Consumption Revolution". Amory...

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China Energy Group’s Lynn Price Named Guest Professor at the University of Science and Technology Beijing

11/10/2013

Lynn Price, the Leader of the China Energy Group, was named a Guest Professor at the University of Science and Technology Beijing by University President Zhang Xinxin. The guest professorship is a key component of a multi-year program of China’s Ministry of Education called the Program for Introducing Expertise to Universities. The specific focus of the program is on industrial energy conservation and energy efficiency. Through this program, which...

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Delegation hosted by China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology visits LBNL’s China Energy Group

10/31/2013

A 24-member delegation of representatives of local Economic and Information Technology Commissions, selected industrial associations, the China International Engineering Consulting Corporation, the China Energy Conservation and Environmental Protection Group, and others – all hosted by China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) – visited LBNL’s China Energy Group on October 31, 2013. China Energy Group members gave talks to the MIIT...

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U.S. – China Clean Energy Research Center, Building Energy Efficiency Consortium (CERC-BEE) Meets at Program’s Mid-point in Wuhan, China

10/30/2013

LBNL’s China Energy Group lead a delegation of more than 30 U.S. Clean Energy Research Center, Building Energy Efficiency Consortium members including research leads, industrial partners and technical advisers to meet with Chinese collaborators in Wuhan, China on October 29-31.  

This year’s U.S.-China gathering, aimed at facilitating the development of work plans for the second half of the 5-year innovation and research program, also...

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DOE Secretary Moniz Talked Climate and Energy at Tsinghua University

10/28/2013

U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Moniz gave a talk on "Climate and Energy: the Road Ahead for US-China Cooperation" at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, on Monday, October 28th. In his speech, Secretary Moniz explained that he believes that "the challenges of energy and climate change are the most urgent facing our generation all around the globe" and that "China and the United States must be part of the solution". Secretary Moniz highlighted...

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CEG Researchers Present Low Carbon Development Tools and Policies for Chinese Municipality Delegation

10/16/2013

A delegation from Yichun Municipality of Jiangxi Province, China, visited the University of California, Berkeley, on October 16, 2013, interested in learning more ideas and experiences in the development of a low carbon economy. Two researchers, Gang He and Lixuan Hong, from the China Energy Group of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, gave the delegation two presentations that focus on the development of a low carbon economy in the...

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