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Berkeley Lab’s Work for a Greener China Highlighted at U.S.-China Climate Summit

Friday, September 18, 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 the 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. The delegation was on a study tour to learn about energy efficiency policies and technologies in the U.S.

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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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Berkeley Lab’s China Energy Group Featured in New Asia Society Report

Monday, March 9, 2015

The report, “A Vital Partnership: California and China Collaborating on Clean Energy and Combating Climate Change,” features the work of Berkeley Lab's China Energy Group as a successful example of collaboration with Chinese state agencies.

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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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