Hearing: U.S.-China Clean Energy Cooperation: Status, Challenges and Opportunities

Friday, April 25, 2014

608 DirksenSenate Office Building
1st Street SE
Washington, DC 20002


Hearing Co-Chairs: Commissioners Carte P. Goodwin and Robin Cleveland


9:00 – 9:10 am                   Co-chairs’ remarks: Commissioners Carte P. Goodwin and Robin Cleveland

9:10 – 9:50 am                       Panel I: Administration Perspectives

  • Ms. Leocadia Zak, Director, U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), Arlington, VA

9:50 am –10:00 am:              Break

10:00 am – 11:30 am            Panel II: U.S.-China Energy Cooperation Policy

  • Dr. Joanna Lewis, Assistant Professor of Science, Technology and Inernational Affairs, Gerogetown University, Washington, DC
  • Ms. Sarah Forbes, Senior Associate, World Resources Institute, Washington, DC
  • Ms. Jane Nakano, Fellow, Energy and National Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, DC

11:30 am –11:45 am           Break

11:45 am – 1:15 pm            Panel III: Case Studies of U.S.-China Energy Cooperation

  • Dr. Jerald Fletcher, Professor, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics; U.S. Director, U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center-Advanced Coal Technology Consortium, West Virginia Univeristy, Morgantown, WV
  • Dr. Huei Peng, Professor, Mechanical Engineering; U.S. Director, U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center-Clean Vehicle Consortium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI    
  • Dr. Valerie Karplus, Project Director, China Energy and Climate Project, MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, Cambridge, MA

1:15 pm                                  Adjourn