David Fridley

David Fridley
Staff Scientist
Staff Scientist
(510) 486-7318

Mr. Fridley has 25 years of experience working and living in China. Prior to 1993, Mr. Fridley led the China Energy Project at the East-West Center in Hawaii primarily in the area of petroleum supply and demand, refinery analysis and modeling, international oil trade and energy policy, and concurrently was a consultant with Fesharaki Associates. From 1993 to 1995, he worked as Business Development Manager in refining and marketing for Caltex China. Currently, Mr. Fridley is a staff scientist at the China Energy Group where his research involves extensive collaboration with the Chinese on end-use energy efficiency, industrial energy use, government energy management programs, data compilation and analysis, medium and long term energy policy research. He is a Mandarin speaker.

Publications

2016

2015

Ohshita, Stephanie, David Fridley, Nina Khanna, Nan Zhou, Gang He, Lixuan Hong, and Yong Zhou. "Urban form as a “first fuel” for low-carbon mobility in Chinese cities: strategies for energy and carbon saving in the transport sector." In European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ECEEE) Summer Study on Energy Efficiency, June 1-6, 2015. European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, 2015.
Ohshita, Stephanie, Lynn K. Price, Nan Zhou, Nina Khanna, David Fridley, and Xu Liu. The Role of Chinese Cities in Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction In Briefing on urban energy use and greenhouse gas emissions. Stockholm Environment Institute and Bloomberg Philanthropies, 2015.PDF icon English PDF (1.43 MB)PDF icon Chinese PDF (1.43 MB)
Ohshita, Stephanie, Nan Zhou, Lynn K. Price, David Fridley, Nina Khanna, Lixuan Hong, Hongyou Lu, Cecilia Fino-Chen, and Gang He. "Low Carbon Development for Cities: Methods and Measures." In Handbook of Clean Energy Systems, edited by Jinyue Yan, 1-23. Vol. 6. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2015.

2014

He, Gang, Nan Zhou, Lixuan Hong, David Fridley, and Yong Zhou. Is Your City Really Sustainable? A Tale of Jinan City Using Quantitative Low- Carbon Eco-city Tools In 2014 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Building. Pacific Grove, CA: The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, 2014.PDF icon PDF (758.75 KB)
Khanna, Nina, Nan Zhou, Jing Ke, and David Fridley. Quantifying PM2.5 Emissions from China's Building Sector and Co-Benefits of Energy Efficiency In 2014 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Pacific Grove, CA: The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, 2014.
Zhou, Nan, Nina Khanna, Wei Feng, Lixuan Hong, David Fridley, Jon Creyts, Ellen M. Franconi, Roy Torbert, and Yi Ke. Cost-effective Options for Transforming China's Buildings Sector In 2014 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Pacific Grove, CA: The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, 2014.
Hong, Lixuan, Nan Zhou, David Fridley, Wei Feng, and Nina Khanna. Modeling China's Building Floor-Area Growth and the Implications for Building Materials and Energy Demand In 2014 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Pacific Grove, CA: The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, 2014.
Fridley, David, Mark D. Levine, Hongyou Lu, and Cecilia Fino-Chen. Key China Energy Statistics 2014. Berkeley, CA: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2014.PDF icon PDF (3.5 MB)

2013

Zhou, Nan, David Fridley, Michael A. McNeil, Nina Khanna, Wei Feng, and Jing Ke. Quantifying the potential impact of energy efficiency and low carbon policies for China In the European Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy’s 2013 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency. Toulon, France: the European Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, 2013.PDF icon PDF (831.42 KB)
He, Gang, Nan Zhou, Christopher Williams, and David Fridley. ELITE Cities: A low-carbon Eco-city Evaluation Tool for China In ECEEE 2013 Summer Study. European Council for Energy Efficient Economy, 2013.

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