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CEG Staff Scientist Led Tianjin 2014 Symposium on Microgrids

Monday, November 17, 2014

China Energy Group Affiliate and retired Berkeley Lab Staff Scientist Chris Marnay organized and led the Tianjin 2014 Symposium on Microgrids in Tianjin, China on November 13-14. This was Dr. Marny’s  tenth Microgrid Symposium as chairman. This symposium is a series that dates back to the first on the U.C. Berkeley Campus in 2005, with others in Montreal, Nagoya, Kythnos Is., Greece, San Diego, Jeji Is., South Korea, Évora, Portugal, and Santiago, Chile.

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Berkeley Lab on U.S.-China Joint Announcement on Climate Change

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

On Nov. 11, U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping made a historic U.S.-China Joint Announcement on Climate Change outlining each country’s commitment to strengthen bilateral cooperation on climate change and to announce post-2020 actions in support of the effort to transition to low-carbon economies.

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China Energy Group scientists are serving as guest-editors of a “Special Issue on Resource Efficiency in Chinese Industry” in Resources, Conservation and Recycling journal

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Resources, Conservation and Recycling journal, which is a renown international journal published by Elsevier, is now accepting research articles for an upcoming Special Issue on Resource Efficiency in Chinese Industry. Please see the call for papers from the link below:

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CEG presented in High-Level Energy-Efficiency Standards Labelling

Friday, October 17, 2014

October 11, 2014 – Yan Yuan, the China Energy Group’s representative in China, presented the Group’s labeling work titled “International Comparison of Standards and Labeling Programs and Key Success Factors” in the International Workshop of Energy Saving & Low Carbon Standards in Beijing, China. 

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China Academy of Building Research visited LBNL

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

A delegation from China’s largest and most diverse research institution in building industry, China Academy of Building Research (CABR), visited Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory on October 13. 

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Microgrid Version of Distributed Energy Resource Software Is Now Available

Monday, October 13, 2014

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has released DER-CAM 4.1.3, the latest version of the Distributed Energy Resources – Customer Adoption Model (DER-CAM). This new version, released on October 1, 2014, improves on previous DER-CAM versions by bringing new capabilities focused on some of the key issues pertaining to microgrids and to their planning process.

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CERC-BEE Director Nan Zhou on the Consortium's Effort in Climate Change in a Media Interview

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Nan Zhou, the Deputy Group Leader of China Energy Group and the U.S. Director of the U.S.-China Clean Energy Center-Building Energy Efficiency (CERC-BEE) said in an interview with the Hong Kong-based television broadcaster, Phoenix Television, that the "CREC-BEE consortium accelerates innovation as participating researchers create market-driven technologies with industrial partners commercializing the technologies in shorter periods of time."

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

Monday, September 22, 2014

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.

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

Monday, September 22, 2014

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 traveled to Shenzhen in southern China to give another training session on September 17.

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

Sunday, September 21, 2014

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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