Energy Efficient Cities, Buildings and Industries in China
🕒 CET: 09:00-10:30 AM // China: 15:00-16:30 PM
China’s government has recently announced the most ambitious climate targets in the country’s history. China, the world’s biggest emitter of CO2, now aims to have CO2 emissions peak before 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality by 2060. Increased energy efficiency will play a large role in achieving this.
How will China build more sustainable and energy efficient cities? How will China, home to a large share of the worlds manufacturing activities, transform industry according to energy efficiency targets?
This workshop examines the government’s ambitions and plans of CO2 reductions and particularly the role of increased energy efficiency. What does this historic transition mean for Danish business promoting their green and energy efficient solutions in the Chinese market?
Listen to experts and prominent business representatives giving their assessment and discussing the potentials – and join the conversation.
Hans Peter Slente, Senior Advisor, Danish Energy Industries Federation
The World’s Largest Emitter is Going Green
Peter Bøgh Hansen, Head of DI China, Confederation of Danish Industry
China’s Energy Revolution
Kaare Sandholt, Chief Expert, China National Renewable Energy Centre
Panel: Energy Efficient Cities, Buildings and Industries
Zhao Jinyan, Managing Director, VELUX China
Alfred Che, Vice President, Danfoss China
Humphrey Lau, Group Senior Vice President, Global Industry Business, GRUNDFOS
Jingjing Ma, General Manager China, NORDIQ Group
Moderator: Finn Mortensen, Executive Director, State of Green
Executive President, Velux
Jinyan Zhao is the Executive President of VELUX China. Jinyan is also the initiator of the “ACTIVE HOUSE” academic committee in the organization Architectural Society of China. He has a rich wealth of experience in the field of building in China and working in the construction industry for many years. Jinyan has worked for VELUX China for more than 20 years, he has been a strong promotor for green and healthy building and is one of the pioneers introducing the concept of Active House from Europe into China.
Vice President, Danfoss China
Alfred Che joined Danfoss in 2010 as Vice President and Head of Corporate Communications for the China region. In this capacity, Mr. Che is responsible for developing and implementing the company’s communication strategy, including government affairs, PR, media relations, and internal communications in China. Alfred is a former Partner with Kreab for 10 years. He is among the first people to systematically introduce the ‘Danish Green Development Model’ into China, one of the most successful development models aimed at achieving carbon neutrality in its energy transition. Alfred is a former Chinese diplomat and one of the pioneers in adapting the tools of Western public relations to China.
Peter Bøgh Hansen
Director, Sense China
Peter Bøgh Hansen is Director of Sense China, the Confederation of Danish Industry’s business unit in China. Peter has lived and worked in China for 16 years, and he has previously been the managing director of e-commerce portal EasyBizChina and public affairs agency ChinaCabinet.
General Manager China, NordiQ Group
Jingjing is one of three core founders of NORDIQ Group Denmark. In 2015, she established the NORDIQ Group Engineering Consulting and Design team in China since 2015, which delivers sustainable urbanization 3.0 technical solutions, targeting the complicated challenges from traffic congestion, climate changes and public space in Chinese cities. Among NORDIQ’s project in China is the wastewater engineering solution to Rural Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei area . The first testing plant started to operation in August 2018 in Sanhe city and full scale WWTP is commissioning June 2020.
Group Senior Vice President, Global Industry Business,GRUNDFOS
Humphrey Lau is Group Senior Vice President of Global Industry Business, one of Grundfos’ four global customer segments. For more than 10 years, Humphrey Lau was CEO of Grundfos in China, responsible for the impressive growth of the company’s sales and production in China.
Executive Director, State of Green
Finn Mortensen has headed State of Green for more than 10 years. State of Green has the collaboration with China as a key priority, publishes its promotional websites and materials in Chinese language and has hosted hundreds of Chinese delegation visits to Denmark seeking inspiration and collaboration within green energy.’
Hans Peter Slente
Senior Advisor, Danish Energy Industries Federation (DI Energy)
Hans Peter Slente works to promote the exports and international outreach of the Danish energy industry, organized in the Danish Energy Industries Federation – part of the Confederation of Danish Industry. With China’s strong economy and growing appetite for green solutions, more opportunities emerge for the Danish energy industry in this market.
Chief Expert, China National Renewable Energy Centre
Kaare Sandholt analyses China’s energy policies and advises on energy strategies. He has in-depth knowledge of China’s current energy policies, the deep energy transition including the four “energy revolutions” within energy consumption, energy supply, energy technology, and energy systems. Kaare Sandholt has worked as chief expert at China National Renewable Energy Centre in Beijing for 10 years. He is a key figure in the successful DanishChinese energy partnership which makes Danish experience available for China to accelerate the green energy transition