COP28 Agenda

Towards a Zero Emission Power System (Part II): Electrifying Buildings

When 20:00-21:30 (CN)
12:00-13:30 (UK)
04:00-05:30 (SF)
Where Energy Foundation China Pavilion, China Pavilion EXPO 2020 (Green Zone), X583+2CW Sunrise Avenue - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Time: December 5, 2023, 16:00-17:30 (Dubai Time)

Moderated by Wang Zhigao, Senior Program Director, Low Carbon Cities Program, Energy Foundation China


Opening remarks

  • David Vance Wagner, Vice President, Strategic Partnerships, Energy Foundation China
  • Wang Shi, Founder of Vanke Group, Honorary Chairman of the Board of Directors, Founder of Biosphere 3

(10 minutes each)

Keynote speeches

  • Global building electrification overview, by Dr. Peter Graham, CEO & Executive Director, Global Buildings Performance Network
  • Electrification in China: national standards for zero carbon buildings, by Dr. Xu Wei, Director, Institute of Building Environment and Energy, China Academy of Building Research
  • Enabling end use electrification in villages- real case from Shanxi China, by Chen Wenbo, President, Nanjing Golden Cooperate DC Power Distribution Technology Co., Ltd
  • Accelerating deployment of heat pumps in Europe and China, by Daniel Wetzel, Head of the Tracking Sustainable Transitions Unit, IEA
  • Cities ahead to use heat pumps for space heating—case studies from Shanghai and Zhejiang, by Dr. Zhao Hengyi, General Secretary-general, China Heat Pump Alliance


Panel discussion (3-4 minutes each):

  • He Xi, Chairman, China Power International Development
  • David Nieh, Board Member, Energy Foundation China; CEO & Partner, AGI Avant Group
  • Yvonne Zhou, Managing Director& Senior Partner, Boston Consulting Group (BCG)
  • Dr. Fu Yu, Deputy Secretary-general, China Building Association of Building Energy Efficiency


Closing remarks

Meng Fei, China Initiatives Director, Climate Imperative Foundation

Wang Zhigao, Senior Program Director, Low Carbon Cities Program, Energy Foundation China



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