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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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Jan 15, 2019

ESCAP-Energy Foundation sign agreement to boost low carbon and sustainable energy targets in region

14 January 2019, Beijing – The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Energy Foundation (EF) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to deepen their collaboration in promoting sustainable energy for economic development, and environmental protection in the region.
Dec 24, 2018

Our Heartfelt Thanks to Eric

Eric Heitz, the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of the Energy Foundation, will leave office on December 31, 2018 and start a new career, after working for the foundation for 28 years.
Dec 24, 2018

Moving On from the Energy Foundation China After 20 Years

China has made great progress on clean air and clean energy over the last 20 years and I’m so proud Energy Foundation China played our small part in supporting these gains.
Dec 13, 2018

COP24 | Telling Climate Stories in Katowice

On December 7th, China’s National Center for Climate Change Strategy and International Cooperation (NCSC) and the China News Service co-hosted a“Climate Change Communication and Public Participation” side event at the China Pavilion of the 24th United Nations Climate Change Conference.

Program Updates

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Nov 27, 2018

Communication Workshop Held in Hebei to Help Defend the Blue Sky

On November 19-20, the Center for Environmental Education and Communications of the Ministry of Environmental Protection (CEEC) hosted a workshop on “Defending the Blue Sky Through Strategic Communications” in Hengshui, Hebei province.
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.

Reports

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Nov 12, 2018

Green Finance Systems for Energy Retrofitting of Public Buildings in Key Cities

Green finance has developed in a rapid way in China since seven central government agencies—including People’s Bank of China—issued a guideline to establish a green financial system for China.
Nov 12, 2018

Policy and Regulation System of Urban Transportation Sector on Climate Change and Air Quality Issues in California and the US

From 2016 to 2018, Energy Foundation China supported the China Center for Energy and Transportation at University of California, Davis to summarize policies and best practices for the public transportation sector from different levels of governments in the U.S.
Nov 12, 2018

Low Carbon Development and Early Emissions Peaking in Chinese Cities: Case Studies (2018)

In September 2018, the International Technical Supporting Platform for City Emission Peaking (ISP-CEP) released the case studies, with support from all members of the platform, including Energy Foundation China. Through literature reviews and interviews, this report illustrates how eight different Chinese cities try to push forward low carbon development at the local level and aim to peak their emissions early. The cases can provide practical lessons for other cities in China and developing countries around the world, as they explore innovative low carbon solutions that suit them. ISP-CEP was established in 2017 by 11 international non-governmental organizations in China, aiming to help Chinese cities achieve their carbon emissions peaking goals successfully.
Nov 12, 2018

2018 China Carbon Pricing Survey

This report summarises the results of the 2018 China Carbon Pricing Survey. During April 2018, the survey elicited expectations about China’s future carbon price from stakeholders in carbon markets. Through cooperation with industrial associations, strong efforts were made to survey representatives from China’s carbon-intensive industries, including power, cement, and aluminum, which are already, or soon expected to be, subject to carbon pricing.
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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