On June 30,2021, iCET and the World Bank Transportation Global Practice Bureau successfully held the fifth “China E-Mobility Thematic Salon: A Discussion on Carbon Neutralization of Transportation in City Clusters” in Beijing.
Ministerial Thematic Forums for the United Nation’s High-Level Dialogue on Energy brought together key stakeholders from business, political, and academic backgrounds for a five-day virtual discussion from June 21 to June 25, 2021. Dr. Feng An, Founder and Executive Director at Innovation Center for Energy and Transportation (iCET), was invited to speak at two panels.
On November 24-25, 2020, the "2020 Asia-Pacific Clean Bus Summit" organized by Global Mass Transit was held in the form of an online conference. Dr. Feng An, Executive Director of iCET was invited to participate and delivered A speech entitled "New Energy Public Transport in China-Promotion of Experience and Future Prospects".
On the morning of July 25, 2020, the mid-term report on the technical assistance project "Development of Climate-friendly Refrigeration Industry through Market and Financing Innovation" sponsored by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and led by iCET was held online .
On the morning of July 9, 2020, China Clean Transportation Partnership (CCTP) and Innovation Center for Energy and Transportation, BestEV Project team held an online salon seminar ---- Discussion on the Prospects of Battery-Swapping Mode in Public and Private Sectors. More than 20 experts, scholars and practitioners from 17 institutes participated in this meeting to discuss the issues and development of the electric vehicle battery-swapping mode.
On June 18th, iCET was invited to participate in the "2020 Asia Clean Energy Forum" and delivered a keynote speech: introducing the "Development of Climate-Friendly Refrigeration Industry Through Market and Financing Innovation" sponsored by ADB and led by iCET The latest progress of the technical assistance project, including the survey results of refrigeration equipment for users in various industries in Ningbo, and the cost-benefit analysis of air-conditioning energy efficiency retrofit cases in specific commercial places.
iCET held the online mid-term meeting of China's New Energy Vehicle Consumption Guidance and Stake Construction Guide Project. Dr. Feng An made an opening speech. Ms. Wang Wenwen, senior manager of clean transportation project/BestEV project leader, showed everyone the ongoing phases of this project: China's new energy question-and-answer system, private charging pile construction guide-take Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hainan as examples , Consumer research and dissemination of short video highlights and other results.
The China Clean Transportation 0partnership (CCTP) held its first online seminar recently. The topic was “Focusing on the 14th Five-Year Plan: Analysis and Solution of the Status of Transport Structural Adjustment. 25 experts, scholars, and industry practitioners from 16 institutions participated in the seminar to discuss problems and solutions in the process of transport structure adjustment.
From January 16 - 17, 2020, the annual conference Transforming Transportation 2020 (#TTDC20) took place at the World Bank headquarters in Washington, DC. The theme for this year's conference is "Connecting People for Sustainable Growth." Experts and policymakers focused on how access to transport can promote global growth, trade, economic inclusion and sustainability, with an emphasis on the developing world. Sessions explored the current and future challenges countries face in providing sustainable mobility for all.
iCET, in conjunction with the World Bank Transport Global Practice, successfully held the third China E-Mobility Salon in Washington, DC, USA. With the core topic of China's electro mobility, the series of seminars mainly cover such topics as electrification, intelligence, net-connection etc. based on speeches and discussion. The theme of this salon is centered on the lessons learned and future expectations of China's electrification revolution. Partners from the World Bank, iCET, the World Resources Institute, the World Economic Forum and other institutions participated in the discussion.
The 8th thematical workshop was held by the China Clean Transportation Partnership (CCTP) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), with the attendance of policy researchers, policy makers and interested parties. The workshop targeted at charging infrastructure as well as problems and solutions on the integration process of electric vehicles and power grids.
Ms. Liping Kang, the Policy Research Lead of the iCET, delivered a speech under the topic of "Vehicle Electrification Development and Regional Collaboration". She stated that the energy and environment pressures, as well as the need for vehicle industry revolution, make the development of vehicle electrification inevitable.
The China Clean Transportation Partnership (CCTP) and the World Resources Institute (WRI) jointly held the 7th thematical workshop in Beijing – "Optimizing E-Bus Promotion and Operation and Coordinated Regional Development". About 40 experts, scholars and industry practitioners from 20 institutions participated in the workshop and discussed the problems and solutions of electric bus and coordinated regional development.
iCET and World Bank’s Transport Global Practice jointly organized the first thematical seminar “E-Mobility in China” in Beijing. With the core of China’s electro mobility, the series of seminars will mainly cover such topics as electrification, intelligence, net-connection, sharing based on talks and sharing. The first seminar focused on the theme of “A Practical Guide to E-Mobility: Learning from China’s Experience”.
The ART Fuels Forum 5th Plenary Meeting was hosted on June 17-18th at Brussels, Ms. Liping Kang, Senior Manager of Clean Transportation Program of iCET, as an ART Fuels Forum International liaison expert, shared China's ethanol gasoline E10 policy and market.