Hongyou Lu joined the China Energy Group in 2008 after receiving her M.A. in East Asian Studies from Stanford University. As a senior research associate, She focuses on industrial energy efficiency and international good practices. Past projects that she has been working on include designing industrial energy audit guidebook for program developers, providing technical assistance to cement plants through on-site assessments, and conducting data analysis and benchmarking at city- and enterprise-level. Hongyou began her work at the group by supporting senior members of the group to analyze and evaluate data of China’s energy supply, consumption, and fuel prices.
Scientific Engineering Associate
"Has coal use peaked in China: Near-term trends in China's coal consumption." Energy Policy 123 (2018). .
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. .
"Waste Energy Recovery and Energy Efficiency Improvement in China’s Iron and Steel Industry." Applied Energy 191 (2017) 502 - 520. .
Low-Carbon City Policy Databook. 2016. LBNL-1006326. .
"Capturing the invisible resource: Analysis of waste heat potential in Chinese industry." Applied Energy 161 (2016) 497 - 511. .
"Understanding China's non-fossil energy targets." Science 350.6264 (2015) 1034 - 1036. .