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Berkeley Lab’s China Energy Group Provides Technical Support for U.S.-China Climate Change Announcements

Thursday, October 1, 2015

On Friday, September 25, U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping made a Joint Presidential Statement on Climate Change and issued a related Fact Sheet.

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Zhejiang Province Governor, Delegation Visit the Lab

Monday, September 28, 2015

The governor of Zhejiang Province and a delegation of provincial officials visited last week, receiving an overview of the Lab from Deputy Lab Director Horst Simon then meeting with ETA’s China Energy Group to learn about their collaborations with China to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. The group also toured the FLEXLAB building efficiency simulator. More> 


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The China Energy Group participated in the U.S.-China Climate Leaders Summit in Los Angeles

Monday, September 21, 2015

The China Energy Group of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) participated in the two-day U.S.-China Climate Leaders Summit in Los Angeles this week.

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National Energy Conservation Center of China (NECC) Delegation visit LBNL

Thursday, September 3, 2015

 A delegation from China’s National Energy Conservation Center and local energy conservation centers visited China Energy Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) on September 2nd, 2015. Mr. Wang Shancheng, Deputy Director of the Department of Resource Conservation and Environmental Protection of National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) led the delegation team. LBNL was one stop of the delegation’s study tour on energy efficiency policies and technologies.

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EAEI’s Dr. Zhou Sees Secretary Zhang Jifu as a Visionary

Friday, August 7, 2015

While on a trip to New York and Chicago, Chinese Pinggu Party Secretary Zhang Jifu developed a strong interest in environmentally-friendly city design. Thereafter, he attended a two-week course in the U.S arranged by former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson’s Paulson Institute.

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Shandong Governor Delegation Visit: Ceremony Launching the Shandong /Berkeley Joint Program on Clean Energy Research

Monday, May 4, 2015

On Friday, May 1, 2015, an official ceremony celebrating the collaboration between the Shandong Academy of Science and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) was held on-site at Berkeley Lab. This occasion furthered discussion on scientific and technical cooperation activities under the U.S.-China EcoPartnership and the 2009 U.S.-China Clean Energy Announcement.

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Group Leader and Staff Scientist Lynn Price of the China Energy Group Led the Panel Discussion at the 2015 Philomathia Forum on Energy and Environment

Thursday, March 19, 2015

The annual Philomathia Forum, organized by the Berkeley Energy & Climate Institute (BECI), was held March 18-19, 2015 on the campus of UC Berkeley. International experts in the ares of science and technology of energy production, smart manufacturing, policy innovations, and business leadership came to the Forum to present innovative ideas and discuss solutions to achieve energy and environmental goals, including the recent China-U.S.

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China Energy Group Participates in China’s Green & Low-Carbon Development Think Tank Partnership

Saturday, March 7, 2015

China’s Green & Low-Carbon Development Think Tank Partnership (GDTP) Annual Conference was held in Beijing on January 24, 2015. About 100 experts and institution representatives participated in the conference, discussed future GDTP efforts, and witnessed the formal establishment of the GDTP Advisory Council.  

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The China Energy Group hosted its 7th annual Chinese New Year Party on February 20th

Friday, February 20, 2015

The China Energy Group hosted its 7th annual Chinese New Year Party on February 20th. Close to 100 people from across the Lab’s many departments came to celebrate the Year of the Ram. The event also gave the China Energy Group an opportunity to thank everyone for the work they do that supports our efforts.

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China National Energy Conservation Center Held International Energy Conservation Policies Workshop

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

On Feb. 12, 2015, China National Energy Conservation Center (NECC) invited Dr. Bo Shen from LBNL to give a lecture onInnovative mechanisms of international energy efficiency policy and its implication on China. Dr. Shen elaborated international leading experiences and mature practices on energy efficiency through case studies from the perspectives of policy making and mechanism innovation. Dr. Shen also discussed the policy implications on China energy conservation policy making.

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