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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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China Energy Group Staff Scientist Led Tianjin 2014 Symposium on Microgrids

Wednesday, November 19, 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 Dr. Marny'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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2014 Tianjin Symposium

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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CEG presented in High-Level Energy-Efficiency Standards Labelling

Friday, October 17, 2014

October 11, 2014 – On behalf of the China Energy Group, Yao Yuan presented the Group’s labeling work titled “International Comparison of Standards and Labeling Programs and Key Success Factors” at the International Workshop of Energy Saving & Low Carbon Standards in Beijing, China.  

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China Academy of Building Research visited LBNL

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

A delegation from China’s largest and most diverse research institution in building industry, China Academy of Building Research (CABR), visited Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory on October 13. 

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Microgrid Version of Distributed Energy Resource Software Is Now Available

Monday, October 13, 2014

Michael Stadler

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has released DER-CAM 4.1.3, the latest version of the Distributed Energy Resources – Customer Adoption Model (DER-CAM). This new version, released on October 1, 2014, improves on previous DER-CAM versions by bringing new capabilities focused on some of the key issues pertaining to microgrids and to their planning process.

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CERC-BEE Director Nan Zhou on the Consortium's Effort in Climate Change in a Media Interview

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Nan Zhou, the Deputy Group Leader of China Energy Group and the U.S. Director of the U.S.-China Clean Energy Center-Building Energy Efficiency (CERC-BEE) said in an interview with the Hong Kong-based television broadcaster, Phoenix Television, that the "CREC-BEE consortium accelerates innovation as participating researchers create market-driven technologies with industrial partners commercializing the technologies in shorter periods of time."

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China Energy Group Delivered Training on the BEST Cities and ELITE Tools in Shenzhen, China

Monday, September 22, 2014

Two days after delivering a training on the China Energy Group's software tools for low carbon eco-city development in Jinan, the capital of Shandong Province, Dr. Lixuan Hong travelled to Shenzhen in southern China to give another training session on September 17.

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