China Energy Group Delivered Training on the BEST Cities and ELITE Tools in Jinan, China


As part of its ongoing efforts to increase the adoption of its software tools for low-carbon eco-city development in Chinese cities, the China Energy Group of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory delivered a three-day training workshop on September 13-15 in Jinan City, China. 

Fourteen experts from 11 Chinese institutions from provinces across China attended the workshop led by the Group’s researchers, Dr. Lixuan Hong and Dr. Jing Ke....

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China Energy Group Delivered Training on the BEST Cities and ELITE Tools in Shenzhen, China


Two days after delivering a training on the China Energy Group’s software tools for low carbon eco-city development in Jinan, the capital of Shandong Province, Dr. Lixuan Hong travelled to Shenzhen in southern China to give another training session on September 17. 

Twenty-five experts from the local government, the private sector, and a public research university that are directly or indirectly involved in the city’s international low...

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CERC Program Credited for Its Efforts in Enhancing Cooperation on Climate Change between the U.S. and China


The U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center (CERC) was credited in an article titled "U.S.-China Rifts on Hacking, Spying Put Aside for Climate" for its efforts in bringing together more than 1,100 Chinese and American scientists from research laboratories and private companies on opposite sides of the Pacific Ocean to enhance cooperation on climate change.

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China Energy Group Founder Dr. Mark Levine Honored with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's Lifetime Achievement Award for Societal Impact


Dr. Mark Levine, founder of China Energy Group of Lawrence Berkeley National Laobratory, has been named Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award for Societal Impact. For more detail, please visit LBNL's website.

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Cool Roofs in China Can Save Energy and Reduce Emissions


Working with Chinese researchers, the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has conducted the first comprehensive study of cool roofs in China and concluded that they would be effective in substantially reducing energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in climate zones with hot summers.

The team simulated both residential and office buildings in seven Chinese cities in five climate zones, evaluating energy...

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2014 U.S.-China CERC-BEE Annual Workshop Evaluates Achievement and Looks to Next Phase


The U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center Building Energy Efficiency (CERC-BEE) Consortium held its annual workshop on August 25-26 in Berkeley, California to evaluate performance of its 12 joint research projects and plan the future of the consortium after this high-profile program ends its first phase of work in 2015.

About 90 researchers, industrial partners and experts, and government officials from the U.S. and China attended this year’s...

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China Energy Group participates in the 2014 American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings


Seven China Energy Group staff members participated in the 2014 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, with five panel presentations and two poster presentations. The ACEEE conference, held every two years in Pacific Grove, CA, is a pre-eminent meeting bringing together a diverse array of professionals focused on discussing both the technological basis and practical policy-related implementation of actions focused on reducing the energy...

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LBNL Wins Award for 40 Years of Leadership in Energy Efficiency Research and Development


The Environmental Energy Technology Division of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has been selected as one of the three winners for 2014 Champion of Energy Efficiency Awards by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). The division is awarded for its four decades of leadership on energy efficiency R&D, helping to improve buildings technology and systems in extensive collaboration with...

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


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


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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