Jiang Lin

Jiang Lin
Energy/Environmental Policy Staff Scientist/Engineer
(510) 495-8886

Dr. Jiang Lin is the Nat Simons Presidential Chair in China Energy Policy at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, a Staff Scientist at its China Energy Group, and an Adjunct Professor at the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California at Berkeley. Dr. Lin's research is focused on energy and climate policy, energy and emissions pathways, electricity market and planning, low-carbon economics transition and appliance efficiency issues in China. He is a co-Director of the Berkeley-Tsinghua Joint Research Center on Energy and Climate Change, a collaborative initiative between Berkeley Lab, the University of California-Berkeley, and Tsinghua University in China.

From 2007-2016, Dr. Lin was the Director of the Energy Foundation's China Sustainable Energy Program (2007-2013) and Senior Vice President for Strategy and Analysis (2014-2016). Dr. Lin managed the growth of Energy Foundation China into one of the largest international NGOs devoted to promoting clean energy and climate solutions in China. Before joining the Energy Foundation, Dr. Lin was previously at LBNL from 1994-2007, conducting research in the Appliance Standards and China Energy Groups.

Dr. Lin has a PhD in Demography from the University of California-Berkeley, an MS in Population Studies and BS from the Department of Cybernetics Engineering from Xi'an Jiaotong University, China.

 

Publications

2016

2008

Fridley, David, Nina Zheng, Nan Zhou, Nathaniel T Aden, Jiang Lin, Jianhong Cheng, and Tomoyuki Sakamoto. China Refrigerator Information Label: Specification Development and Potential Impact. Trans. Khanna, Nina. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; China National Institute of Standardization; The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan, 2008.

2007

Zhou, Nan, and Jiang Lin. The Reality and Future Scenarios of Commercial Building Energy Consumption in China. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2007.
Lin, Jiang, Nan Zhou, Mark D Levine, and David Fridley. Taking out One Billion Tons of CO2: The Magic of China’s 11th Five Year Plan?. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2007. LBNL-757E.
Fridley, David, Nathaniel T Aden, Nan Zhou, and Jiang Lin. Impacts of China’s Current Appliance Standards and Labeling Program to 2020. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2007. LBNL-62802.

2006

Lin, Jiang. Mitigating Carbon Emissions: the Potential of Improving Efficiency of Household Appliances in China. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2006.

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