Events

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This 2019 Silicon Valley US-China Smart, Green, Happy Cities Conference will build on wonderful insights learned at our 10th Anniversary Summit in August 2018 and subsequent Conferences. We will explore multiple dimensions of smart, green, happy City projects in Silicon Valley and China. We have invited a new set of experts to join and formally share their experiences, lessons learned and insights. We invite you to join this event, learn, share your own experiences and ask questions.

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The seminar will start first panel session “Smart Energy” with speakers from Microsoft Cities and GEIRI North America, State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC). Then follow with second panel session “Smart Village and Global Experience in China”, speakers from UCGEC and IEEE China Smart Village Committee, Partner of FoundersX Ventures and Student of Environmental Engineering Science, UC Berkeley.

Our Cities, Our Happiness, Our Future
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The US-China Green Energy Council (UCGEC, http://ucgec.org) is pleased to announce that the 2018 Seminar Series #1 “Smart/Green/Happy Cities Conference” will be held at 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm on November 9, 2018 in Palo Alto.

Several distinguished speakers, including top executives and leading professionals from utilities, DER management companies, smart grid technology & solution providers and City Governments will share their experiences and insights.

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Innovative Energy Solutions will be the focus of several hot topics at this premier conference, joining leaders from three major industries in US and China, to promote green energy to meet the global electricity demand while reducing pollution. We will bring together government officials from China and US with industry and university leaders in the electric power, renewable energy, Information Technology, Internet Infrastructure, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence. This is a unique conference on global visions and solutions to combat climate change via the holistic integration of the next-generation internets with the energy sector, especially smart electric power grids and smart transportation.

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The worldwide Energy Transition will be the focus of hot topics at this premier conference, bringing together leaders from three major industries in the US and China, to promote green energy for meeting the global electricity demand while reducing pollution. These prominent and distinguished leaders will include government officials from China and US as well as industry leaders in Electric Power, Renewable Energy, Information Technology and Internet Infrastructure. This is a unique conference on global visions and solutions. The theme this year is on rebalancing global objectives and local interests to build a new consensus on green energy development and the holistic integration of the next-generation Internet with the Electric Power Grids, especially the soon-to-be realized Smart Grid and Energy Internet.

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The seminar will start with a Keynote Speech from Professor Ming Zeng of North China Electric Power University followed by two panel sessions.

Several distinguished speakers, including top executives and leading professionals from utilities, DER management companies, and smart grid technology & solution providers, will share their experience and insights at the seminar.

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The Energy Transition worldwide will be the focus of several hot topics at this premier conference, joining leaders from three major industries in US and China, to promote green energy to meet the global electricity demand while reducing pollution. We will bring together government officials from China and US with industry leaders in the Electric Power, Renewable Energy, Information Technology and Internet Infrastructure. This is a unique conference on global visions and solutions to combat climate change via the holistic integration of the next-generation Internets with the Energy sector, especially Smart Electric Power Grids.

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The US Department of Energy's Quadrennial Energy Review indicates the government's intentions for a 10-year, $3.5 billion spending plan to "provide the tools necessary for the evolution of the grid of the future." We are excited to present several distinguished speakers, to share insights of grid modernization with increased penetration of DERs - experience from both US and China, and explore opportunities for future collaboration. The leading professionals from smart grid innovative technology companies will cover several major topics, such as Integration Study of WECC for Distributed Energy Resources (DERs); Voltage/VAR Optimization for Green Solar CVR program; Grass Roots Green: Enabling Distributed Renewable Energy Development through Community Action, etc. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet with experts in this exciting field from industrial leading companies and solution providers. Come to enjoy food and drinks, as well as plenty of networking opportunities.

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We are excited to present our keynote speaker Dr. Peng Fang, President & CEO of GCL Solar Energy Inc. and several distinguished speakers from California and China, to share insights of renewable energy integration with smart grid development, and explore opportunities for future collaboration. The top executives and leading professionals from Green Energy and Smart Grid innovative technology companies will cover several major topics, such as how to manage US solar farm investment in a low IRR environment? Smart Grid Cooperation with Smart Cities toempower global environmental objectives, Micro Grid Control System, Voltage/VAR control in Smart Distribution Grid, etc. Dr. Tiancang Du from Guangdong Electric Power Design Institute(GEDI), China Energy Engineering Construction Group, will share his experience on Smart Grid and Distributed Energy in China.

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We are excited to present several distinguished keynote speakers from California and China, to share insights of renewable energy integration with smart grid development from US and China, and explore opportunities for future collaboration in R&D projects. Prof. Xiaoxin Zhou, Honorary President of China Electric Power Research Institute (CEPRI) and Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, will share his vision of future power grid integrated with clean energy, the status and prospects of smart grid development in China. Dr. Jeff Hamel, Executive Director of Power Delivery and Utilization from Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), USA, will deliver keynote speech at US side.