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.

Publications

2015

Price, Lynn K, Nan Zhou, David Fridley, Stephanie Ohshita, Gang He, Hu Min, Yong Zhou, and Lixuan Hong. "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.
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." Handbook of Clean Energy Systems. Ed. Yan, Jinyue. Vol. 6. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2015. 1-23.
Khanna, Nina, and David Fridley. "Mind the Gap: New Developments and Outlook for China’s Transport Sector to 2030." 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, 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." 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.

2014

Fridley, David, Mark D Levine, Hongyou Lu, and Cecilia Fino-Chen. Key China Energy Statistics 2014. Berkeley, CA: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 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." 2014 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Pacific Grove, CA: The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, 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." 2014 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Building 2014: 119-130.

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