Energy Efficiency, Climate Change, and Market Forces Shaping China’s Economic Future [8/3/2015]

 

By Yingqian Chen

Guests:

  • Jason (Jianxin Wang), President, US-China Council for International Exchange Inc. (UCCIE), Vice President, International Fund for China’s Environment (IFCE);
  • Gan Jie, President, Hebei Bokai Energy-Saving Technology Co., Ltd,;
  • Ming Zhao, Vice President and Secretary General, ESCO Committee of China Energy Conservation Association (EMCA);
  • Dr. Ping He, President, International Fund for China’s Environment (IFCE).
    • Special Guest: Yannan (Nancy) Guo, Chinese Interpreter, University of Southern California, Sol Price School of Public Policy.

Segment 1guest4-150803Jason (Jianxin Wang), President, US-China Council for International Exchange Inc. (UCCIE), Vice President, International Fund for China’s Environment (IFCE) Segment 2guest2-150803Gan Jie, President, Hebei Bokai Energy-Saving Technology Co., Ltd,.

Special Guest: Yannan (Nancy) Guo, Chinese Interpreter, University of Southern California, Sol Price School of Public Policy

Segment 3guest3-150803Ming Zhao, Vice President and Secretary General, ESCO Committee of China Energy Conservation Association (EMCA) Segment 4guest1-150803Dr. Ping He, President, International Fund for China’s Environment (IFCE)

Program Summary:

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Our outstanding guests are:

  • Segment ‘1’: Jason (Jianxin Wang), President, US-China Council for International Exchange Inc. (UCCIE), Vice President, International Fund for China’s Environment (IFCE);
  • Segment ‘2’: Gan Jie, President, Hebei Bokai Energy-Saving Technology Co., Ltd,.
  • Segment ‘3’: Ming Zhao, Vice President and Secretary General, ESCO Committee of China Energy Conservation Association (EMCA);
  • Segment ‘4’: Dr. Ping He, President, International Fund for China’s Environment (IFCE);
    • Special Guest: Yannan (Nancy) Guo, Chinese Interpreter, University of Southern California, Sol Price School of Public Policy.

US-China Council for International Exchange, LLC., (UCCIE) is dedicated to promoting sustainable social economic development and protection of the eco-environment through international exchange programs, workshops, forums among NGOs, corporations, educational institutions, cultural organizations and government agencies.

The International Fund for China’s Environment (IFCE) is an international environmental organization based in Washington DC, with branch offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Changsha and Wuhan. Founded in 1996 by a group of scientists and professionals who concerned with China’s environmental problems, IFCE aims to ensure a healthy global environment and continuous economic development by helping China solve its environmental problems. 

Since its inception, IFCE has developed a range of influential programs facilitating partnerships and building capacity in China’s environmental movement. Specifically, wit works with NGO’s to improve their capacity, with companies to enhance China’s access to green technology, with policy makers to influence China’s environmental policy, and with environmental education programs to improve civic engagement in the environmental movement. In 2002, IFCE was accredited as one of major global environmental organizations by the United Nations. IFCE has been able to play a significant role in protecting environment because of its numerous experts in the natural and social sciences. IFCE staff and members not only have a profound understanding of Chinese culture, they also have many professional connections within China. 

Its objectives include: facilitating bilateral and multilateral cooperation among NGOs, governments, and corporations in solving environmental problems; influencing government actions on environmental restoration and resource conservation policies and programs; promoting the development and popularity of new environmental/green technologies in China; developing programs for public environmental education and international exchanges; contributing to increasing global awareness of the interrelations between environmental problems and human’s well-being.

Hebei Bokai Energy-Saving Technology Co., Ltd., is professionalized in the field of industrial energy efficiency related energy-saving technologies and high-tech product development. It uses the “International Energy Management Contract” (EMC) mode to provide customers with systematic energy saving plan for the overall design, implementation and dimension of integrated energy services.

Bokai is one of the Chinese enterprises that was certificated by national high-tech and software identification, and has passed the ISO9001 quality management system certification. The company has the international leading technology, strong R & D team, and strong investment power.

Through the cooperation with domestic and foreign related fields of scientific research institutes and energy-saving enterprises, Bokai designed the industrial circulating water system, cooling tower system, compressed air system, green lighting system, high and low voltage frequency conversion and other energy-saving professional solutions. It can provide the Energy Management Contract for the industry of oil, chemical, electricity power, metallurgy, textile, light, HVAC and air conditioning and other fields.

Bokai works for the solutions for the overall scheme of energy savings, in order to provide better personalized diagnosis for customers in terms of energy efficiency and energy saving. Bokai assists Chinese industry to greatly reduce energy consumption. Lots of energy saving solutions in Bokai have been successfully used in many industrial enterprises across the country, and they have all achieved good social and economic benefits.

ESCO Committee of China Energy Conservation Association (EMCA), as an association of China’s energy conservation service industry, was officially registered in the Ministry of Civil Affairs on 13 November 2003. It is also the implementing agency of the EMCo (Energy Management Company) Service Component of the World Bank(WB)/Global Environment Facility (GEF) China Energy Conservation Project Phase II, which is a key international cooperation project in the field of energy conservation between the Chinese government and WB/GEF aiming to promote Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) mechanism and developing Energy Services Companies (ESCO) industry in China. 

The mission of EMCA is to promote the sustainable development of the ESCO industry and to support the fast and healthy growth of ESCOs. EMCA sponsors, holds and participates in a whole range of different activities, which are mainly consisting of the following types: dissemination and promotion, training, technical assistance and international cooperation. Corresponding departments take charge in those activities accordingly within EMCA.

Program overview


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