UCGEC Press Release
On October 27-28, the 2019 International Clean Energy Conference was held in Beijing. With the theme of "clean, low-carbon and energy innovation", the conference aimed to lead clean energy reform and technological innovation and build an international exchange and cooperation platform. More than 500 government officials, Nobel laureates, Chinese and foreign academicians, experts and scholars, scientific researchers from the field of international clean energy, and leaders from power, smart city, renewable energy, smart transportation, information technology, energy Internet, energy investment and other industries attended the meeting. The meeting focused on cutting-edge technology, gathered global wisdom, integrated energy innovation thinking, and made suggestions for coping with global climate change, seizing new opportunities for green development, and promoting win-win international cooperation.
On October 28, 2019, Dr. Steven Chu, the Nobel Laureate in physics and former US energy secretary, led a delegation from UCGEC to visit the China Association of science and technology. Wan Gang, vice chairman of the CPPCC National Committee and chairman of the China Association for science and technology, met with the visiting delegation at the China Science and technology hall.
On October 28, 2019, Dr. Steven Chu, the Nobel Prize winner in physics and former US energy secretary, led a delegation of the UCGEC to visit the Institute of climate change and sustainable development of Tsinghua University. Xie Zhenhua, special representative for China's climate change affairs and President of the Institute of climate change and sustainable development of Tsinghua University, met with the delegation cordially.
The Seminar focus on how to cooperate between China and the United States, present and future challenges, artificial intelligent(AI) technology in power development, business development and building smart villages.
The “OHTC Cup”, a major event of the Western China Overseas Hi-tech and High Talents Conference, is set up under the direction of National Innovation Driven Development Strategy, the “Initiative to Promote Mass Overseas hi-talents Innovation” taken by Overseas hi-talents Affairs Office Of The State Council and purposes of the development of key industries in Sichuan Province. The aim of the “OHTC Cup” is to build a platform which faces global scientific and technological innovation and accelerates the transfer and transformation of scientific and technological achievements. In order to achieve this aim, the province needs to integrate innovative factors (policies, campuses, enterprises, venture capital and overseas hi-talents who support innovation and entrepreneurship) and lead more extensive social resources to support the entrepreneurial practice of overseas hi-talents in Sichuan Province. Besides, high-level and high-quality entrepreneur teams need to be introduced and trained, together with SMEs (small and medium-size enterprise) and science and technology projects with core innovation capability of high-growth and strategic emerging industries trained.
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.