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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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May 8, 2019

EF China Jointly Launched a BRI Cities Alliance

At the Chinese government’s Second Belt and Road Forum on April 25, partners including EF China launched the Belt and Road Sustainable Cities Alliance.
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.

Program Updates

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Apr 30, 2019

New Partnership Formed for World-Class Air Quality in China

With support from Energy Foundation China (EF China), more than 40 experts gathered in late April to launch the China Clean Air Policy Partnership (CCAPP) and hold its first steering committee meeting.
Mar 13, 2019

Experts Agree International Emission Control Area Is the Future

In February 2019, the Transport Planning Research Institute of China’s Ministry of Transport (MOT) shared the findings of a feasibility study on how to design and apply for an Emission Control Area (ECA) that will meet the requirements of the International Maritime Organization (IMO).
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.

Reports

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May 12, 2019

Energy Conservation and Emission Reduction in China’s Transportation Sector: A Review of Statistics and Regulation

In 2018, Energy Foundation China supported Jin Yuefu, the former deputy chief engineer of the China Automotive Technology and Research Center, to summarize energy and emission statistics and review regulation for China’s transport sector. Many experts provided comments and made academic contributions to the study.
May 12, 2019

A Management System for Non-Road Mobile Machinery

The Vehicle Emission Control Center, a think tank affiliated to the Ministry of Ecology and Environment, issued this report in 2018 with support from Energy Foundation China.
May 12, 2019

Energy Consumption Limits for Electric Vehicles

In 2018, the China Automotive Technology and Research Center released this report with support from Energy Foundation China. The research team studied how to set a viable energy consumption standard for electric vehicles in China, which would be the world’s first such technical standard.
May 12, 2019

Decision-making Methods of Ship-generated Air Emission Control

With support from Energy Foundation China, Shanghai Maritime University released this research report in 2019. The report comprehensively analyzes the current status and challenges of ship emissions in China, and identifies key measures for emission reduction.
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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