SOURCE: US-China Green Energy Council

US-China Green Energy Council

August 04, 2011 14:36 ET

The US-China Green Energy Council (UCGEC) Is Pleased to Host China's Leaders in Clean Energy at FOURTH ANNUAL US-CHINA GREEN ENERGY CONFERENCE: "From Talking to Doing: How Smart Grid, the Internet of Things and Cloud Computing Will Make Smart Cities" on August 26, 2011 at the Crowne Plaza Cabana Hotel, Palo Alto, CA

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 4, 2011) - Our 2011 Conference at the Crowne Plaza Cabana in Palo Alto, CA on August 26th will highlight ongoing collaborative activities and explore new areas for collaboration in green energy development between the U.S. and China, particularly in Smart Grid, the Internet of Things, and Cloud Computing and the application of such technologies to smart cities.

The next wave of mega-projects is underway in China, including Shanghai-Disney, Ordos Low Carbon Valley, and Ningbo's Intelligent Port City. Business and political leaders on the forefront in developing, coordinating and facilitating these projects will join us to lead the conference discussions. Participating speakers & panelists include experts from the U.S. and Chinese governments, NGOs and companies in renewable energy, IT, energy storage, green building, eco-cities, and transportation.

This year's conference series begins in Palo Alto, CA, U.S.A., before moving to Ningbo & Shanghai, China in September for second stage talks. Companies & organizations that are participating in the planning, development and building of smart cities will be on-hand in Palo Alto to meet potential collaborators. Mike Honda, the Council's Honorary Chair, will open our event in Palo Alto. We will have Dr. Arun Majumdar, Acting Undersecretary of Energy (invited) to provide the U.S. policy perspective. We will also have a first-hand perspective on China's clean energy progress and prospects for U.S. participation -- provided by Hon. Jon Huntsman, the former U.S. Ambassador to China (invited). Companies, organizations and individuals that may be interested in pilot projects should not miss this event!

Follow-on Conferences to be held in Ningbo and Shanghai, China in September and early October will link our sponsors with appropriate matching technologies and services to highly motivated and interested Chinese government leaders, planners, research institutes, and commercial organizations that are seeking products, services and technologies. These include:

  • Shanghai Jiaotung University Smart Grid Research Center
  • Hebei Zhe Xing Research Institute
  • Ordos Municipal Government & Low Carbon Valley Authority
  • Ningbo Cleantech Innovation Center, Intelligent Port project
  • Tsinghua Shenzhen Investment Authority
  • Tsinghua Delta Investment Authority
  • Poly Growth Group

Pilot projects and commercialization opportunities with these organizations exist in the following areas:

  • Solid waste recycling, reclamation technology
  • Alternate-fuel/electric vehicle transportation for cars, buses, trucks
  • Renewable energy products and technology
  • Waste energy capture and reuse
  • Water treatment
  • Energy storage approaches for renewable and legacy electric generation
  • System engineering Smart Cities
  • Eco-City, Eco-District, Green Energy Exhibition Center
  • Emerging technology, devices, and integration of Internet of Things
  • Proven clean energy systems for Shanghai-Disney

These conferences will be followed by the 2011 Silicon Valley Technology, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum (SVIEF) at the Santa Clara Convention Center in October 2011. There we will conduct additional meetings with mayors of major cities and executives of large companies from the U.S. and China to take collaboration to a higher level. Over 20 mayors will be attending the Forum to discuss projects in their cities. Chinese and American technology and service providers will explore deeper collaboration based on compatibilities and complementarities developed during earlier discussions. At these meetings there will be new participation opportunities for interested stakeholders.

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