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Unleashing Energy Efficiency in China: Business Successes and Challenges

The U.S. Department of Commerce, the China-U.S. Energy Efficiency Alliance and the U.S. China Clean Tech Center

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM (EDT)

Washington, United States

Unleashing Energy Efficiency in China: Business Successes...

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Join us for an exclusive breakfast Roundtable with experts from business and government who will share practical insights on doing business in China in the energy efficiency sector.

Harnessing energy efficiency in China is critical to meeting future energy needs while mitigating environmental impacts. In recent years, the Chinese government has made significant progress in promoting energy efficiency via incentives, standards and policies, all of which have created new business opportunities.

Panelists will describe some of their organizations' key achievements in the Chinese market, as well as the challenges they face in dealing with the complex energy efficiency market and regulatory landscape in China.

 

PROGRAM

8:00 AM       Registration & Breakfast

8:45 AM       Welcome 

Barbara Finamore, President, China-US Energy Efficiency Alliance; NRDC Asia Director; Founder, NRDC China Program

Official Launch: Export Promotion Partnership

Antwaun Griffin, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Domestic Operations, U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration

Remarks: 

Chair Robert Weisenmiller, Chair, California Energy Commission; Member of the China-US Energy Efficiency Alliance Leadership Council 

9:15 AM       Roundtable & Discussion

Moderator: Gene Rodrigues, Member of the Board, China-US Energy Effiicency Alliance, Director, DSM Strategy, Portfolio Oversight & Technical Support, Southern California Edison 

Panelists:

Andrew BennettSmart Grid Industry Analyst and International Trade Specialist, US Department of Commerce International Trade Administration

Terry Fry, Senior Vice President, Nexant; Member of the Board, China-US Energy Efficiency Alliance

Jennifer Layke, Executive Director, Institute for Building Efficiency, Johnson Controls

Theresa Sheils, Principal, Gensler

Jay Sparling, Director, Business Development, Smart Grid Solutions, Honeywell Building Solutions

 

10:30 AM     Program Ends

 

Special Invitation for Alliance Roundtable Participants:

Thanks to the generosity of the Alliance To Save Energy (ASE), registered participants at this China-US Energy Efficiency Alliance Roundtable will receive a complimentary pass to the ASE's 6th Annual EE Global Forum, an invitation-only international forum focusing on the promotion of energy efficiency around the world taking place from May 20-21 in Washington, DC. A registration code for the ASE Forum will be provided to you upon completion of registration. 

Have questions about Unleashing Energy Efficiency in China: Business Successes and Challenges? Contact The U.S. Department of Commerce, the China-U.S. Energy Efficiency Alliance and the U.S. China Clean Tech Center

When & Where



Walter Washington Convention Center
801 Mount Vernon Place
room 204-C
Washington

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM (EDT)


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The U.S. Department of Commerce, the China-U.S. Energy Efficiency Alliance and the U.S. China Clean Tech Center

U.S. Department of Commerce (U.S. Commercial Service) is the trade promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. U.S. Commercial Service trade professionals in over 100 U.S. cities and in more than 75 countries help U.S. companies get started in exporting or increase sales to new global markets. www.trade.gov/cs/

The China-U.S. Energy Efficiency Alliance  is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting human health and the global environment by working with China to harness energy efficiency as a preferred energy resource. Since 2005, the Alliance has worked closely with industry, government officials and other experts from China and the U.S. to develop and implement projects and policies to improve energy efficiency in China. As an official Strategic Partner of the U.S. Department of Commerce, the Alliance works to increase access to Chinese markets for American businesses that focus on energy efficiency solutions.  www.chinauseealliance.org

The US China Clean Tech Center (UCCTC) is dedicated to providing US clean technology firms a cost-effective and strategic launching pad to showcase products and services in China’s leading markets for clean technology. With local operations and staff in China, they have considerable and immediate on-the-ground capacity in China to lead “hands-on” facilitation of deal making to sell US clean technology products, host seminars on how to conduct business in China (i.e., protecting intellectual property rights) and organize trade missions to and from the US to their local partners in China. www.uschinacleantech.org


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