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To promote energy performance contracting management and energy efficiency improvement of public institutions, under the cooperation framework of US-China Energy Performance Contracting Pilot Projects, China Academy of Building Research, the United States Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), ESCO Committee of China Energy Conservation Association (EMCA), US-China Energy Cooperation Program (ECP) will jointly organize the 2017 US-China Energy Performance Contracting Seminar to discuss issues including energy performance contracting management demands, potential and financing of public institutions. We sincerely invite you to attend this seminar.

Please RSVP to Lucinda at before May 16 as the seat is limited, we'll base on First come first serve.


8:30 AM

12:30 PM

U.S.-China Energy Performance Contracting Networking Workshop
8:00-8:30 Registration
8:30 Welcome remarks by Dr. Jiang Jinghao (NDRC), Robert Sandoli US DOE) and CABR
8:50 Yu Wangxia , EMCA, Overview of U.S.-China Pilot Project Opportunity
9:00 Meredydd Evans, PNNL, EPC in the U.S. Public Sector
9:10 Panel on Opportunities for EPC in the Public Sector
Moderator: Song Bo, China Academy of Building Research
Panelists will include: a representative of GOA, a representative of the Ministry of Education and Xu Shaoshan, China Quality Certification Centre. Each Panelist will make a 5-minute introduction, and then the panel will have a dialog on key questions, including:
• What are the needs of public sector organizations regarding retrofits and EPCs?
• How can public sector organizations and ESCOs collaborate to scale-up retrofits?
• What is the potential for bundling projects?

9:55 Networking

10:15 Panel on Project Partnerships

Moderator: David Clark, Johnson Controls, Inc. (to be confirmed)

• Mr. Qin Zhigang (GE), Director of Global Ethic Supplier Management Sustainability Asia and Pacific of GE
• US Industry
• US Industry
• Chinese ESCO
• Chinese ESCO
• Chinese University/Hospital
Note: representatives of US and Chinese ESCOs as well as one or more university. Each panelist will make a 5-minute introduction of the project partnership opportunities they see, followed by discussion. Discussion topics will include options for partnership between ESCOs, technology companies and public entities, EPC experience in the US and Chinese public sectors, and matchmaking needs.

11:00-11:30 Tea Break and Networking
11:30 Panel on Financing Public Sector Projects
Moderator: Ms. ZHU Lin, EMCA
 Shanghai Pudong Development Bank, Green Financing Chief, Mr.Zhao Guangzhi
 Paulson Institute, Kevin Mo
 U.S. China Green Fund, Bo Bai, CEO
 Beijing Bank, (to be confirmed)
 Huaxia Bank , Green Financing Marketing Vice Chief , Mr. Su Nan
Each panelist will make a 5 minute introduction, followed by discussion. Discussion topics will include what makes a public sector project “bankable”, options for financing projects, and common challenges.
12:30 Concluding Remarks (Robert Sandoli and Jiang Jinghao)
12:45 Adjourns and Networking