27 June 2014
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Presentation—Introduction to the webinar and panelists
Presentation—Christine Lins: REN21 Renewables 2014 Global Status Report: China
Presentation—Li Junfeng: Review and Outlook: On China Renewable Energy
Transcript—Webinar audio transcript
The Clean Energy Solutions Center—in partnership with the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21)—hosted this webinar as one in a series of no-cost webinars in conjunction with the launch of REN21’s flagship report, Renewables Global Status Report. This webinar examined China to:
- Find out what renewable changes happened in China over the course of 2013.
- Learn which technologies are contributing to increased power capacity.
- Hear how changes in policies have affected Chinese investment levels and market development.
REN21’s Renewables Global Status Report (GSR), first released in 2005, provides a comprehensive and timely overview of renewable energy market, industry, investment and policy developments worldwide. The report is a collaborative effort involving lead authors, REN21 Secretariat staff and Steering Committee members, regional research partners, and the input of over 500 individual contributors and reviewers. The GSR has become the most frequently referenced report on renewable energy business and policy, serving a wide range of audiences.
Christine Lins, Executive Secretary of REN21
Christine Lins was appointed as Executive Secretary of REN21, the Renewable Energy Policy Network of the 21st Century, in July 2011. During the last 10 years, she served as Secretary General of the European Renewable Energy Council, the united voice of Europe’s renewable energy industry. Lins has more than 17 years of working experience in the field of renewable energy sources. Previously, she worked in a regional energy agency in Austria promoting energy efficiency and renewable energy sources. Lins holds a master's degree in international economics and applied languages.
Li Junfeng, Deputy Director, Energy Research Institute, National Development and Reform Commission
Li Junfeng serves as the Deputy Director of Energy Research Institute (ERI), National Development and Reform Commission. He also holds the professional and academic positions as a Professor and the Chair of the Academic Committee of ERI, and the General Secretary of Chinese Renewable Industrial Association, Vice-Chairman of Global Wind Energy Council, Vice-Chairman of REN 21, etc. He was graduated from Shandong Mining Institute in 1982. Mr. Li is the focal point of REEEP program for East Asia. He engaged himself of the projects development for the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and World Bank, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and other program for renewable energy development in China. Recently, he been involved in climate change work, especially in technology transfer, clean development mechanism (CDM) and carbon trade issues, and he has headed the development of the first CDM project in China. He chaired the Sustainable Energy Task Force of the Chinese High Technology 863 Programme under the tenth national five-year plan, and was a member of the Hydrogen Task Force of National High Technology 973 Programme. He facilitated the implementation of the national high technology programme for Wind and Solar PV within the tenth five-year plan. He is also the chief leader author for the development of Chinese Renewable Energy Law.