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Apr 3, 2018
China Daily

Carbon market to curb pollution

Eric Heitz, CEO of the Energy Foundation, said China's launch of a carbon market is a milestone that will help tackle pollution and climate change and suggested that in the future, more sectors should be covered in addition to power generation.
Apr 3, 2018

Energy Foundation CEO shares views on China-Us climate cooperation

On 24 March, 2018, Energy Foundation CEO and Co-Founder Eric Heitz shares views on China-Us climate cooperation with CGTN reporter at China Development Forum
Mar 1, 2016
China Environment News

Chen Jining, Minister of the Ministry of Environment Protection of the People's Republic of China, met with Eric Heitz, Co-founder and CEO of Energy Foundation

Chen Jining, Minister of the Ministry of Environment Protection of the People's Republic of China, met with Eric Heitz, Co-founder and CEO of Energy Foundation, in Beijing on March 1, 2016.
Nov 12, 2015
China Radio International

Renewable Energy in China - “People in the Know” (China Radio International)

China Radio International’s flagship English radio interview program “People in the Know” featured EF China’s Lu Hong to talk about renewable energy in China. The program was first broadcast on November 11, 2015.

EF China News

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Aug 9, 2018

Special Policy Study Launched on Global Climate Governance and China’s Role

On July 28, 2018, the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED) held the inception meeting for its special policy study on Global Climate Governance and China’s Role in Beijing. Ministry of Ecology and Environment representatives, CCICED Secretariat members, Chinese and international leads of the project, a special advisor of CCICED, and the council’s donors and partners discussed research topics and the focus of the project.
May 25, 2018

Energy Foundation China, Environment Ministry’s Communications Arm to Enhance Cooperation

On May 17, Energy Foundation China (EF China) and the Center for Environmental Education and Communications of the Ministry of Ecology and Environment (CEEC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on strategic communications in Beijing.
May 21, 2018

EF China president shares his opinion about the institutional reform that transferred climate change authorities to the Ministry of Ecology and Environment

Shifting the climate change functions to the Ministry of Ecology and Environment gives the new Ministry a significant political mandate that provides an institutional guarantee for ecological civilization, green development, and a global community with shared future for humankind.
May 10, 2018

Energy Foundation China Welcomes Bernice Lee Joining EF’s China Committee

Bernice Lee, Executive Director of the Hoffmann Centre for Sustainable Resource Economy, has joined the Energy Foundation’s China Committee.

Program Updates

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Feb 23, 2018

China Imposes First-Ever Fines for Auto Emissions Violations

In January, China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) imposed fines on two domestic truck makers—Tangjun and Kama—for selling vehicles that didn’t comply with emissions standards. These were the first-ever fiscal penalties levied by the ministry for auto emissions violations. The two companies were fined nearly $6 million total, or $14,000 per vehicle, for trucks that sold for an average of $7,000.
Sep 11, 2017

China First Forum Focused on the Role Philanthropy Play in Cleaning up the Country’s Air

Forty experts from research institutions, NGOs, and the business sector shared their experience in air pollution prevention and control, before they explored how to promote clean air research and action in the philanthropy world.
Apr 28, 2017

International Workshop to address the port emissions in the Pearl River Delta Region

The level of control of ship and port emission in the Pearl River Delta is low compared to its contribution to air pollution in the region.
Sep 25, 2016

City Air Quality Attainment Plan Pilots Workshop

According to the Air Pollution Prevention and Control Law Amendment (new Air Law), China’s municipal governments are responsible for local air quality and are required to develop air quality attainment plans in non-attainment areas.

Reports

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Jul 10, 2018

The Energy Efficiency and Product Technology Effectiveness Evaluation in the Large-scale Application of Electric Vehicles

In 2018, Beijing Institute of Technology released a research paper to evaluate the energy efficiency and technology effectiveness of electric vehicles on the road, The project was supported by Energy Foundation China.
Jul 10, 2018

Automotive Battery Recycling Mechanism and Policy for Shenzhen

In June 2018, the Green and Low-carbon Development Foundation released a report to propose a feasible mechanism and policy of automotive battery recycling for Shenzhen, a metropolis with a fast growing electric vehicle population. This project was supported by Energy Foundation China.
Jul 10, 2018

Analyzing Carbon Emissions Peaking Pathway of the Industrial Sector in Wuhan

In June 2018, the Rocky Mountain Institute published a report to explore how to help Wuhan’s industrial sector peak its carbon emissions. This project was supported by Energy Foundation China.
Jul 10, 2018

A Guide to Green Supply Chain Management in Chinese Enterprises

With Energy Foundation China’s support, the Energy Research Institute of the National Development and Reform Commission carried out research on green supply chain management in China’s manufacturing sector and released their findings in a report in April 2018.

Case Studies

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Dec 23, 2014

The Genesis of China’s Renewable Energy Law

The Renewable Energy Law provided the institutional backing needed to stimulate China's renewable energy industry, resolving important open questions on total quantity targets, feed-in tariffs, compulsory power purchase, cost allocation, and special funds.
Dec 23, 2014

Getting China's First Commercial Renewable Energy Micro-grid Project Up and Running

In 2009, Energy Foundation China’s Renewable Energy Program (CRE) supported the planning and development of a distributed PV-based smart micro-grid pilot in Xinjiang’s Turpan New District.
Dec 23, 2014

Planning for a Sustainable Energy Future

Long-term planning based on solid analysis is important to Chinese decision-makers. In early-2000, the Chinese government put forward a goal of doubling the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2020. The implications for the energy system were unclear. Could China create a sustainable energy future and at the same time continue to meet its growth goals?
Dec 23, 2014

Test Piloting Low-carbon Development

In China, many policy innovations are first tested out in pilots; LCDP prioritized this approach in supporting new ideas and grantees.
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