Category Archives: Sino-global collaboration

U.S.-China Ten Year Framework for Energy and Environment Cooperation

Washington, DC – The United States and the People’s Republic of China held the 8th Joint Working Group Meeting of the U.S.-China Ten Year Framework (TYF) for Energy and Environment Cooperation April 9-10 in Washington, D.C. Dr. Kerri-Ann Jones, Assistant … Continue reading

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WSU News Center – New clean energy systems research center opens

PULLMAN, Wash. – With a long history and national reputation in power engineering and collaborative, interdisciplinary research, Washington State University has established the Energy Systems Innovation Center ESIC. It will take a leading role in addressing one of the greatest technological … Continue reading

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China, Indonesia to Boost Bilateral Ties

China and Indonesia signed agreements on a range of issues on Friday, a sign analysts said shows the wish of both nations to push forward ties in strategically important Southeast Asia. via China, Indonesia to Boost Bilateral Ties.

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Xiamen University Partners With Leading Technology and Energy Providers to Build China’s First Direct-Current Microgrid – MarketWatch

This is both an interesting example of cross sector (meta) collaboration between university R&D and energy corporations, transnational collaboration across Canada and China, as well as between different energy systems. Overall a very interesting example of global socio-technical integration and … Continue reading

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Japan eyes Mongolia in Asian ‘super grid’ plans – reneweconomy.com.au : Renew Economy

Here is another good article on the Asian super-grid concept, somewhat similar to the European-North African concept. Thinking futures, this is in the ideas phase, but the proponents argue the technology already exists. Could this be the bases for large … Continue reading

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Japanese group hopes Mongolia can act as Desertec of Asia – Innovation – Renewable energy news – Recharge – wind, solar, biomass, wave/tidal/hydro and geothermal

The Japan Renewable Energy Foundation (JREF), set up last year following the Fukushima nuclear disaster, is pushing for changes to Japanese law that will allow the country to import electricity from abroad. In the long-term, JREF wants the national grids … Continue reading

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The Daily Tar Heel :: NC State wind power research center opens

China-based Ming Yang Wind Power will officially open a research and development center at N.C. State University today — a step toward the potential construction of wind farms in North Carolina. via The Daily Tar Heel :: NC State wind … Continue reading

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