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Berkeley Lab and Citi Train Bankers on Building Energy Efficiency Financing

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Through the U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center Building Energy Efficiency (CERC-BEE) program, the U.S. Department of Energy, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and U.S. industry, are working together to accelerate the research, development and deployment (RD&D) of advanced building energy efficiency technologies.

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Jiang Lin Presents at CCICED 2017

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

The 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development was held in Beijing’s Diaoyutai State Guesthouse on December 9–11, 2017. This important forum allows Chinese leadership to engage the international community on environment and development issues. The theme of the 2017 meeting was “Ecological Civilization in Action: a Common Green Future for the New Era”.

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Building a Green Commercial Bank

Friday, January 19, 2018

On December 12th in Beijing, China, Carolyn Szum participated in a panel discussion entitled, “International Green Finance Experience Exchange,” alongside representatives from Citibank, HSBC, and the Green Climate Fund, to advise leading Chinese banks and government agencies, such as Ministry of Finance, National Development and Reform Commission), People’s Bank of China, China Banking and Regulatory Commission, and China’s Green Finance Committee on strategies for “building a green commercial

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Jiang Lin joins UC Berkeley as Adjunct Professor

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Jiang Lin of the China Energy Group will join the University of California-Berkeley as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics starting January 1st, 2018. Lin is currently a staff scientist in the China Energy Group, the Nat Simons Presidential Chair in China Energy Policy at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and a co-Director of the Berkeley Tsinghua Joint Research Center on Energy and Climate Change (BTJRC).

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Lin Jiang Presents at International Forum

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Lin Jiang delivered a keynote speech at the International Forum on Sustainable Solutions for New Era of Ecological Civilization on December 18 at Tsinghua University. He presented research results on potential impacts of electricity market reforms in Guangdong Province from a study by the China Energy Group and the Berkeley-Tsinghua Joint Research Center. Researchers from Berkeley Lab, Energy and Environmental Economics, Tsinghua University, and North China Electric Power University joined this research.

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Lin Jiang delivers a keynote speech at the International Forum on Sustainable Solutions for New Era of Ecological Civilization

Berkeley Lab Presents at 3rd Sino-U.S. Energy and Environment Summit Forum

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

The 3rd Sino-U.S. Energy and Environment Summit Forum was held in Changsha, China on December 4-5, 2017. The event was organized by Stony Brook University and Tongji University under the banner of the U.S.-China EcoPartnerships program. Over 300 representatives from the U.S.

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China Energy Group Wins R&D 100 Award

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The China Energy Group took home a prestigious R&D 100 Award for its innovative Benchmarking and Energy Saving Tool for Low-Carbon Cities (BEST Cities), which provides software for low-carbon planning that users can easily install and run.

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Dr. Nan Zhou Joins Editorial Board of Applied Energy

Friday, November 17, 2017

In September 2017, Dr.

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U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Highlights the U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center Building Energy Efficiency (CERC-BEE) in their Special Edition of USGBC+ Magazine

Thursday, November 16, 2017

In the October 2017 Special EditionofUSGBC+ Magazine, the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) highlights the U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center Building Energy Efficiency (CERC-BEE) program in its article, “Advocating for Change – China makes its mark on the world of sustainability,” by Elizabeth Beardsley. The article discusses the value USGBC places on CERC-BEE for its collaborative research and development (R&D) with U.S.

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Dr. Zhou Nan Delivers Lecture and Training to Chang’An University of Architecture Faculty and Students

Saturday, November 11, 2017

On October 26th, Dr. Zhou Nan, Head of the International Energy Analysis Department (IEAD) and China Energy Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), delivered a talk to 300-400 faculty members and students at Chang’An University’s School of Architecture on "Reinventing Fire: Low Carbon Development Pathway to 2050" as part of the university’s distinguished lecture series. On October 25th and 27th, Dr.

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