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.
"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. .
Low-Carbon City Policy Databook. 2016. LBNL-1006326. .
"Understanding China's non-fossil energy targets." Science 350.6264 (2015) 1034 - 1036. .
The Role of Chinese Cities in Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction. Stockholm Environment Institute and Bloomberg Philanthropies, 2015. .
The Role of Chinese Cities in Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction. 2015. LBNL-1001680. .
"Transformative Pathway for Chinese Buildings by 2050." European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ECEEE) Summer Study on Energy Efficiency, June 1-6, 2015. 2015. .
"Promoting Energy Efficiency as the First Fuel Through Enabling Local Government Action in China." European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ECEEE) Summer Study on Energy Efficiency, June 1-6, 2015. 2015. .
"ELITE Cities: A Low-carbon Eco-city Evaluation Tool for China." Ecological Indicators 48 (2015) 448-456. .