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.
"Has coal use peaked in China: Near-term trends in China's coal consumption." Energy Policy 123 (2018). .
"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. .
Key China Energy Statistics 2016. Berkeley, CA: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2017. .
"Reinventing Fire: China – the Role of Energy Efficiency in China’s Roadmap to 2050." ECEEE Summer Study 2017. Presqu'ile Giens, Hyeres, France , 2017. .
CERC-BEE Impact Model. 2016. .
"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. .
"Impact Analysis of Developing Net Zero Energy Buildings in China." 2016 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in BUildings 2016. .
"Quantifying the potential impacts of China's power-sector policies on coal input and CO2 emissions through 2050: A bottom-up perspective." Utilities Policy 41 (2016) 128-138. .