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June 18th 2013
The Shenzhen Institute of Building Research of Shenzhen, China will collaborate with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) on a variety of research and technology development and demonstration projects under a memorandum of understanding recently signed in Shenzhen by both parties. Lynn Price, leader of the China Energy Group in Berkeley Lab’s Environmental Energy Technologies Division (EETD), participated in a ceremony marking... Read More
June 10th 2013
China Energy Group's Deputy Director Nan Zhou and Senior Research Associate John Romankiewicz attended the European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ECEEE) Summer Study in Hyeres, France last week. Nan presented two papers, "Quantifying the Potential Impact of Energy Efficiency and Low Carbon Policies for China... Read More
A towered building in China with national Chinese flags in the foreground
May 17th 2011
As China's economy continues to soar, its energy use and greenhouse gas emissions will keep on soaring as well—or so goes the conventional wisdom. A new analysis by researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) now is challenging that notion, one widely held in both the United States and China.
Photo of U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center signing ceremony
February 2nd 2011
The two largest greenhouse gas-emitting nations, the United States and China, have formed a partnership to research and develop clean energy technology. Agreements formalizing the research plans of the U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center (CERC), announced jointly by President Barack Obama and President Hu Jintao more than a year ago, were signed in January 2011 during a state visit to Washington D.C. of the Chinese President and other... Read More
Portrait of Mark Levine
October 15th 2010
The U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has been chosen to lead a consortium for a U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center on Building Energy Efficiency. The Center will develop technologies for low-energy residential and commercial buildings, as well as work on commercialization of those technologies and research how human behavior affects building energy use. The Clean Energy Resource Center (CERC) will receive $... Read More
Photo of China Energy Group members at a Chinese cement factory
December 14th 2009
The China Energy Group, formed by Mark Levine in 1988, has been an instrumental behind-the-scenes advisor and partner in the greening of China, working with Chinese agencies to build domestic know-how in energy efficiency.

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