Optony presents at 2015 U.S.-China Renewable Energy Industries Forum

June 4, 2015 | Washington, D.C.

Today, the fourth U.S.-China Renewable Energy Industries Forum (REIF) took place in Washington, D.C. The REIF brought together approximately 150 Chinese and American leaders from business, government, and institutes to assess ongoing collaborations and explore new opportunities for joint analysis on clean energy that can help create jobs, drive economic growth, and address climate change both in China and in the United States.

This year’s event was an enormous success.  Liang Zhipeng, Deputy Director General of the Department of New and Renewable Energy for China’s National Energy Administration, and Dr. David Danielson,Deputy Director of the U.S. Department of Energy, opened the event by emphasizing that both the United States and China must lead global efforts to solve our shared energy and climate challenges. They also spoke about successes in research, policy approaches, and programs that have contributed to the rapid growth in deployment of renewable energy in our countries, and worldwide.  Additionally, the Sustainable Energy Business Districts (SEBIZ) program presented its vision and plan for deploying clean energy in cities across the U.S. and China.

Visit the U.S. Department of Energy’s website for more information: http://energy.gov/eere/articles/partnering-china-promote-renewable-energy-deployment