Ruicheng: China’s Pilot County of Renewable Energy

Ruicheng: China’s Pilot County of Renewable Energy

On June 22, I joined a team of energy experts on a field trip to Ruicheng county in China’s Shanxi province. Shanxi is known as “the sea of coal,” and is responsible for almost a quarter of China’s total coal output. However, officials and experts in this small county...
1 Gigaton Coalition 2017 Report Launch

1 Gigaton Coalition 2017 Report Launch

The third annual 1 Gigaton Coalition report, “Renewable energy and energy efficiency in developing countries: contributions to reducing global emissions,” launched Oct.31 at a release event in Paris. This year’s report expands on two previous iterations, quantifying...
Meet Kaiyang Xu

Meet Kaiyang Xu

Above: Kai and F&ES classmate Andrew Moffat at the Renewable Energy Industries Forum 2015 in Washington, D.C. Hailing from Harbin (哈尔滨市), the capital of China’s Heilongjiang (黑龙江) province – known as the “Ice City” for its extremely cold winters – Xu Kaiyang (Kai)...
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