China Program

China Program
The China Energy Group researches impactful, science-based energy-efficiency solutions that benefit the United States, China and the world. We are experts in developing energy-efficient solutions that cut costs, improve infrastructure and enable sustainable technologies that reduce pollution worldwide. Our research advances U.S. national security and economic prosperity, demonstrates American generosity, and enables U.S. industry to establish meaningful links with Chinese markets.

Our Work

Our collaborative approach with government agencies, universities, other national laboratories and industry partners is the key to creating the greatest impact through policy development, capacity building and technological advances. Since 1988, we have facilitated relationships between the U.S., China and Berkeley Lab in order to build scientific capabilities and facilities in the area of energy and the environment.

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Stock image of Guangzhou, ChinaWe offer:

  • Cutting-edge research in energy data, long-term energy modeling, smart and resilient cities, and urban infrastructure
  • Unique tools and guidebooks that make the measurement of energy use easier to predict, control and analyze
  • Exchange programs between students and officials in both China and the U.S.
  • Development of clean power and smart grid integrations
  • Technical assistance with high-performance buildings and products

Our work provides a deeper understanding of the dynamics and global impacts of China’s energy use and promotes a path to recipient self-reliance and resilience.

Team Members
Assistant Leader
Assistant Leader
Energy/Environmental Policy Staff Scientist/Engineer
Energy/Environmental Policy Research Scientist/Engineer
Computational Research Scientist/Engineer
Materials Project Scientist/Engineer
Scientific Engineering Associate