Major Achievements

          • Ten years working with China to harness energy efficiency as a preferred energy resource
          • Co-organized a Commerce Department-certified Business Development Energy Efficiency Trade Mission to China
          • Periodically organizes educational and networking events – called roundtables – on subjects of interest to the public such as the importance of energy efficiency in China or how to do business in China
          • Co-organized a webinar series on business risks and opportunities in China’s energy efficiency market
          • Co-sponsored study tours to the US and to China in order for officials and experts from both countries to gain greater insights into best practices and opportunities for further cooperation
          • Organized the two-day 2011 China-US Energy Efficiency Solutions Summit in San Francisco. The Summit brought together a group of nearly 100 distinguished government officials and private sector experts from China and the U.S. for high-level dialogue in the interest of accelerating deployment of energy efficiency in China
          •  Helped design China’s first large-scale energy efficiency incentive program in Jiangsu Province
          • Worked with NDRC  and other Chinese and US partners to develop a national DSM Implementation Manual,  setting out international best practices for DSM implementation, monitoring and verification adapted to the circumstances in China
          • Co-sponsored “Forum on Demand Side Management” events  in Beijing to discuss DSM and share best practices
          • Facilitated a groundbreaking cooperative agreement between California and Jiangsu Province to promote energy efficiency activities, with the Alliance and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) as implementing partners
          • Provided, with NRDC, guidance and recommendations to the highest levels of the Chinese government on the development of national and provincial DSM policies and programs
          • Presented detailed comments on China’s draft comprehensive Energy Law, in collaboration with the Alliance Energy Efficiency in China Collaboration Group
          • Co-sponsored CCTV film crew trip to US to film and tape interviews in San Francisco and New York for a seven-part documentary series on energy efficiency