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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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U.S.-China Climate Change Working Group Energy Performance Contracting Symposium held in Beijing

Monday, February 16, 2015

On January 29, 2015, the energy service company (ESCO) Committee of the China Energy Conservation Association (EMCA) hosted the U.S.-China Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) Symposium at China People’s Palace in Beijing. The U.S.-China EPC Symposium was held as part of the U.S.-China ESCO project under the U.S.-China Climate Change Working Group (CCWG) framework. The U.S. State Department, U.S.

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U.S. President Obama and China President Xi Jinping make Joint Announcement on the Extension and Expansion of CERC

Monday, December 1, 2014

In November 2014, The United States and China made a renewed and expanded commitment to the U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center (CERC). This will include:

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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 Chris Marnay’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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