China Energy Group Participates in the 6th U.S.-China Energy Efficiency Forum in Washington DC

October 23rd 2015

Eight staff members and two affiliates of the China Energy Group participated in the 6th U.S.-China Energy Efficiency Forum, hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington DC. 

At the plenary sessions, Dr. David Danielson, Assistant Secretary of the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy of the U.S. Department of Energy and Mr. Wang Shancheng, Deputy Director General of China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) made keynote speeches, both emphasizing the importance of promoting energy efficiency and collaboration between the U.S. and China.

The China Energy Group’s Leader, Lynn Price, represented Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) in the signing ceremony for two Memoranda of Understanding between LBNL and Chinese partners. One is with the ESCO Committee of the China Energy Conservation Association (EMCA), fostering collaboration on energy efficiency, low carbon promotion, and capacity building. The other MOU is with the China National Institute of Standardization and focuses on information exchange, visits by researchers and experts, and facilitation of joint research on energy efficiency and low-carbon standards, including labeling programs, tools, and methodologies.

Bo Shen of LBNL’s China Energy Group moderated the morning breakout session on Power Sector Opportunities for Energy Efficiency and Demand Response. China Energy Group member Wei Feng made a presentation on “Cost-Benefit Analysis on US- China Collaboration for Smart Grid Projects” during the panel discussion of this session. In the afternoon, Lynn Price moderated the session on Government and Business Initiatives on Industrial Energy Efficiency, the China Energy Group’s Deputy Group Leader Nan Zhou provided an update on the “2nd Phase of U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center – Building Energy Efficiency (CERC-BEE) Progress and Prospects” and also moderated the session on Building Energy Codes and Roadmaps, Wei Feng made a presentation on “Reinventing Fire: China – Building Sector Results and Opportunities”, Bo Shen made a presentation on “Boiler Assessment Study and Roadmap,” and Nina Khanna participated in the panel discussion at the session on Appliance and Equipment Standards.

For more information on the 6th US-China Energy Efficiency Forum, please see: http://energy.gov/eere/articles/win-win-opportunities-sixth-annual-us-china-energy-efficiency-forum

Lynn Price, Leader of LBNL’s China Energy Group, participated in the signing ceremony for a Memorandum of Understanding between LBNL and the ESCO Committee of the China Energy Conservation Association (EMCA). Witnesses (from left to right) were David Danielson (Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy), and Wang Shancheng (Deputy Director General, China’s National Development and Reform Commission).

Lynn Price, Leader of LBNL’s China Energy Group, participated in the signing ceremony for a Memorandum of Understanding between LBNL and the China National Institute of Standardization. Witnesses (from left to right) were Robert Sandoli (Director, International Office, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy), David Danielson (Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy), and Wang Shancheng (Deputy Director General, China’s National Development and Reform Commission).

Deputy Group Leader Dr. Nan Zhou moderated the session on Building Energy Efficiency Codes and Roadmaps, and presented at the session Large Scale Planning Initiatives for Buildings.

Bo Shen moderated the session on Power Sector Opportunities for Energy Efficiency and Demand Response.

Lynn Price moderated the session on Government and Business Initiatives on Industrial Energy Efficiency.

 

Bo Shen made a presentation on the “Boiler Assessment Study and Roadmap” in the session on Industrial Energy Efficiency Best Practice Collaboration.

Wei Feng made a presentation on “Cost-Benefit Analysis on US- China Collaboration for Smart Grid Projects” during the panel discussion of the session on Power Sector Opportunities for Energy Efficiency and Demand Response.


China Energy Group members with Reinventing Fire: China partners at the 6
th US-China Energy Efficiency Forum.