David Fridley

David Fridley
Senior Advisor
Staff Scientist
Guest Management
(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.





Khanna, Nina, David Fridley, Nan Zhou, Nihan Karali, Jingjing Zhang, and Wei Feng. "China’s Trajectories beyond Efficiency: CO2 Implications of Maximizing Electrification and Renewable Resources through 2050." ECEEE Summer Study 2017. Presqu'ile Giens, Hyeres France, 2017. Presqu'ile Giens, Hyeres France, 2017.
Fridley, David, Hongyou Lu, and Xu Liu. Key China Energy Statistics 2016. Berkeley, CA: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2017.
Price, Lynn K, Nina Khanna, Nan Zhou, David Fridley, Ali Hasanbeigi, Hongyou Lu, and Wei Feng. "Reinventing Fire: China – the Role of Energy Efficiency in China’s Roadmap to 2050." ECEEE Summer Study 2017. Presqu'ile Giens, Hyeres, France , 2017.


Khanna, Nina, David Fridley, Lynn K Price, Nan Zhou, and Stephanie Ohshita. "Estimating China’s Urban Energy Demand and CO2 Emissions: A Bottom-up Modeling Perspective." 2016 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Pacific Grove, CA, 2016.