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Presentation May 26, 2011

Tokyo Cap and Trade Program

By Yuko Nishida

Yuko Nishida made this presentation on Tokyo's cap-and-trade program at a two-day Energy Research Institute (ERI) organized workshop in Beijing on May 26-27, 2011 on market mechanisms to support China’s climate change goals....

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Report May 13, 2011

Letter to Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences (in Chinese)

By Christopher James, Rebecca Schultz

RAP’s Chris James and Rebecca Schultz, along with Catherine Witherspoon, former executive officer of the California Air Resources Board, made recommendations on revisions to China’s air quality index and ambient air quality standards in this letter to the regulation drafting authorities at the Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Science. By including st...

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Presentation April 2, 2011

Market-Based Mechanisms for GHG Reduction

By Christopher James

China's leaders have committed to reducing the carbon intensity of energy consumed 40-45% by 2020 and the 12th Five Year Plan requires new reduction goals for NOx, and additional reductions for SO2. China also intends to pilot a coal consumption cap in at least one province, and their new DSM rule requires grid companies to achieve proscribed energy savings goals...

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Presentation March 26, 2011

Regional Air Quality Management in the Context of Climate Change: Perspectives from the US

By Christopher James

Key Chinese national and provincial level air quality agencies were required to prepare and submit plans for how to control regional air quality, taking into account multi-pollutant and cross-sectoral pollution control measures. Several Chinese universities are providing technical and scientific support to air quality agencies. Nanjing University asked RAP's Chri...

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Presentation November 11, 2010

Recommendations on Air Quality Management in Chongqing

By Christopher James, Rebecca Schultz

The presentation is given in both Chinese and English. Lessons from US Air Quality Planning are incorporated into comments on the Model City and Blue Sky Plans. In the presentation is an overall reactions and US key experience, detailed suggestions, long-term thinking, climate-friendly AQM, and new economic instruments....

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Report September 17, 2010

Clean First: Aligning Power Sector Regulation with Environmental and Climate Goals (Chinese)

By Regulatory Assistance Project

This version of the report is in Chinese. Clean First is not a single policy, but rather a comprehensive suite of policies that flows from the overarching principle of aligning national powersector policies and practices with national climate andenvironmental policies....

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Presentation May 29, 2010

Regulatory Challenges for Smart Grid 智能电网发展对监管的要求

By Frederick Weston

RAP organized a series of workshops and discussions in China for Jon Wellinghoff, chairman of the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), which included this presentation at the Sino-US Wind Energy Development Conference in Beijing. This includes how the smart grid can help the environment and be incorporated into policy....

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Presentation May 29, 2010

Wind Development in the US: Current Status and Outlook 美国风能发展概况及展望

By Frederick Weston

RAP organized a series of workshops and discussions in China for Jon Wellinghoff, which included this presentation by RAP's Rick Weston at the Sino-US Wind Energy Development Conference in Beijing. In it he shows that wind industry has matured, giving it the standing to be a major contributor to the U.S. supply mix, wind energy’s economic competitiveness in rec...

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Presentation May 1, 2010

Transmission and Integration of Renewable Energy and System Operations 可再生能源电力输送和并网以及系统运行

By Jon Wellinghoff

RAP organized a series of workshops and discussions in China for Jon Wellinghoff, chairman of the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Chairman Wellinghoff offered this presentation at the Sino-US Wind Energy Development Seminar in Beijing. Some of the topics covered in this presentation include proactive transmission planning, centralized wind forcast...

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