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CEG Cities Work Recognized in EERE International: 2016 Year In Review

Thursday, January 26, 2017

LBNL's China Energy Group's efforts in working with Chinese cities to promote clean energy development was recognized in EERE International's 2016 Year in Review released on January 19, 2017.

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$5M Foundation Gift to Help Support US-China Energy Center at Berkeley Lab

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

In 2015, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and UC Berkeley announced a partnership with Tsinghua University in Beijing. They formed the Berkeley Tsinghua Joint Research Center on Energy and Climate Change, a center helping to develop scientifically based clean energy solutions and the next generation of leaders to champion those solutions.

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Prof. Stephanie Ohshita Considers Urban Energy and Water Infrastructure For Resilient Low-Carbon Cities with LBNL China Energy Group

Friday, December 2, 2016

Even as cities pursue energy-efficient and low-carbon transformation,they are facing the impacts of climate change, including severe storms that threaten lives and infrastructure, droughts and floods, intensified heat waves, worsening smog, and other ecological and human health impacts. How can cities be both resilient and low-carbon, such that communities “survive and thrive” in a changing climate? What are the energy implications of these efforts? 

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The China Energy Group Releases the Benchmarking and Energy Saving Tool for Low-Carbon Cities

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The China Energy Group of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) is pleased to announce the release of a new software tool and user guide to support city-level action on climate change: Benchmarking and Energy Saving Tool for Low-Carbon Cities (BEST Cities).

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Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Led U.S.-China Smart Grid Benefits Assessment White Paper Released

Monday, November 14, 2016

A joint White Paper on smart grid benefits assessment released at the final workshop of U.S.-China Climate Change Working Group, Smart Grid in Shenzhen was the culmination of a three-year collaboration between multiple U.S. and China research groups. U.S. DOE leads American participation and its counterpart is the National Energy Administration.

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Dr. Nan Zhou becomes Leader of the China Energy Group

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Effective November 1, 2016, Dr. Nan Zhou is the Group Leader of the China Energy Group of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. The China Energy Group has worked collaboratively with researchers and policymakers in China since 1988, and has provided significant support to numerous key U.S.-China technology and policy-related initiatives to reduce energy use and emissions in China.

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Dr. Nan Zhou gave a speech at the Foundation Laying Ceremony for LBNL-Shenzhen IBR Joint Research Center

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

On October 12, Nan Zhou, Deputy Group Leader of the China Energy Group at LBNL participated in the foundation laying ceremony for the Sino-US Low Carbon Building and Community Innovation Experimental Center, which is the office building for the LBNL-Shenzhen IBR Joint Research Center, in Longgang District, Shenzhen city. Mr. Tang Jie, previous vice mayor of Shenzhen city, Mr.

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CERC-BEE Hosted Policy and Markets Planning Meeting on “Uncovering Barriers and Solutions to Building Energy Efficiency” in Shanghai

Saturday, October 22, 2016

On October 20th, US-China Clean Energy Research Center, Building Energy Efficiency (CERC-BEE) hosted an workshop on “Uncovering Barriers and Solutions to Building Energy Efficiency” in Shanghai, China.

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U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center Building Energy Efficiency (CERC-BEE) Launches Phase 2.0 in Zhuhai, China on October 17th and 18th

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

On October 17th and 18th at the Singyes Solar building in Zhuhai, China, the CERC-BEE program held a bilateral stakeholder meeting to formally close out phase 1.0 of its work (2010-2015) and launch phase 2.0 (2016-2020). The stakeholder meeting brought together more than 50 representatives from the U.S.

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7th U.S.-China Energy Efficiency Forum | 第七届中美能效论坛

Thursday, October 13, 2016

The 7th Annual U.S.-China Energy Efficiency Forum (EEF) was held in Beijing, China on October 13, 2016 at the Presidential Plaza Hotel Beijing. The event was organized in partnership between China’s National Development and Reform Commission and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE).

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