2020 International Green Energy Summit

Green Energy Innovation and International Collaboration in the Post-Pandemic World
Zoom Online

The US-China Green Energy Council is excited to announce the 2020 International Green Energy Summit will be held virtually on Zoom on Dec. 4th – 6th, 2020 (US time). It is free and open to all, but registration is required. Please see the complete Summit Program.

While nations around the globe are striving hard to recover their economy from the COVID-19 crisis, global warming, a deeper peril to our habitat on earth lies beneath the surface of this crisis. It is imperative that we all take the road of further developing green energy to cope with climate change.

The theme of 2020 summit is Green Energy Innovation and International Collaboration in the Post-Pandemic World.

Two Nobel Laureates have confirmed to deliver keynote speeches at this Summit:

Steven Chu
Nobel Laureate
Former US Secretary of Energy
Chairman of American Association for the Advancement of Science

Stanley Whittingham
2019 Nobel Laureate
Founding Father of Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
Member of National Academy of Engineering


The Summit has also invited many other prominent speakers worldwide to discuss how to achieve a sustainable recovery in the near term, as well as how to deal with challenges of climate change in the long run. The Summit’s other keynote speakers include:

Shi, Dinghuan
Former China’s State Councilor
Former Chairman of China Renewable Energy Society;

Qili Huang
Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering
Advisor of China State Grid Corp.

Robert Weisenmiller
Former Chairman of California Energy Commission
Advisor of US-China Green Energy Council

Paolo Frankl
Head of the Renewable Energy Division of International Energy Agency
C.C. Chan
Fellow of U.K. Royal Academy of Engineering
Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering
Founding President of World Electric Vehicle Association

Drew Kodjak
Executive Director of International Council on Clean Transportation

Several key topics will be covered in the Summit, including but not limited to:

  • Global energy outlook
  • Trend on clean energy technology development
  • International collaboration on climate change
  • Carbon neutrality
  • Next generation of Li-ion battery
  • Energy Storage
  • Energy Internet
  • Intelligent transportation
  • Zero Emission and  autonomous vehicle
  • More….

Please see the complete Summit Program.

Since 2008, the US-China Green Energy Council (UCGEC) has successfully held ten annual conferences, which has become a high influential international forum. All of previous forums have always focused on the frontiers and key topics of green energy development. The invited distinguished guests and speakers include the China and US governmental officials such as vice-chair of people’s congress, ministers, governors, mayors and ambassadors, Nobel laureate, academicians, university chancellors, executives of Fortune 500 companies, and entrepreneurs of leading start-ups, etc.

The 2020 summit will be co-organized by China Society for Electrical Engineering and Energy Internet Research Institute of Tsinghua University.

Organized by


US-China Green Energy Council (UCGEC)


Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering (CSEE)


Energy Internet Research Institute (EIRI), Tsinghua University