Bilateral exchange between BMWi State Secretary Andreas Feicht and NEA Vice Administrator Li Fanrong

On June 16, State Secretary Andreas Feicht (Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, BMWi) and Vice-Administrator Li Fanrong (National Energy Administration, NEA) met for bilateral talks on the fringes of the G20 Ministerial Meeting on Energy Transitions and Global Environment for Sustainable Growth in Karuizawa, Japan. During their meeting, they exchanged on the challenges of the energy transitions in China and Germany. Further, Mr. Feicht underlined the good and deep cooperation in the framework of Sino-German Energy Partnership, while Mr. Li emphasized the importance of German best practices for reducing the share of coal and increasing the share of renewables in China’s total primary energy mix. In addition, both sides expressed their interest in a closer exchange and cooperation on the development and testing of hydrogen as an alternative for energy storage.