Milestones

Through its numerous initiatives and activities, the Sino-German Energy Partnership constantly enhances the bilateral cooperation and supports the transformation of the energy systems in both countries.

Delegation of China’s National Energy Administration visits Germany for first time since pandemic outbreak

The Sino-German Energy Transition project shares results at the final conference

[NEW RESEARCH] Rural energy transition in China and Germany

7th Sino-German Working Group Meeting on Energy Efficiency

On 20 January 2022, the 7th annual meeting of the Sino-German Working Group on Energy Efficiency between the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) and the National Development and Reform Commission of the PRC (NDRC) took place virtually. Both sides reviewed the working group's activities and achievements in 2021, agreed on the work plan for 2022, and expressed their strong commitment to deepen and further the bilateral cooperation. Deputy Director General Ulrich Benterbusch from the Energy Policy Department of BMWK, and Deputy Director General Zhao Penggao from the Department of Environment and Resource Conservation of NDRC headed the meeting.

Launch event of the Sino-German Demonstration Project on Energy Efficiency in Cities

Energy Partnership supports energy efficient and sustainable development of industry parks in China

German heat pump experience helps China to tap emission reduction potentials

White Paper on Heat Pumps for Carbon Neutrality (2021) released

Energy-Efficiency Measures in Industry to Achieve Carbon Neutrality

Sino-German Cooperation Workshop on Energy Efficiency in the Pulp and Paper Sector

More Energy Efficiency through Joint Effort

On June 25, the Signing Ceremony for Sino-German Green Development and German Projects in Taicang High-Tech Zone took place. 20 German-funded projects were officially signed and initiated. Representatives from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), Jiangsu Provincial Development and Reform Commission and Taicang Municipal government delivered opening speeches for the event. As one of the event highlights, the Sino-German Energy Partnership and the administrative committee of the Taicang High-Tech Industrial Development Zone officially kicked off the Sino-German Energy Efficiency and Climate Network.

Advancing the biomethane sector development in China - German experiences on policies, markets and business models

Energy-Efficiency Measures in Industry to Achieve Carbon Neutrality

Sino-German Cooperation on Renewable Energy Deepened

On 22 January 2021, the ninth meeting of the Sino-German Working Group on Energy between the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) and the National Energy Administration (NEA) took place virtually. At the meeting, both sides reviewed last year’s progress and achievements of the Sino-German cooperation on energy and discussed new activities and focal topics for 2021.

Cooperation on Energy Efficiency deepened under the impression of carbon neutrality goal

The Sino-German Working Group on Energy Efficiency convened for the sixth time on 9 December 2020. Headed by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) and the National Development and Reform Commission of the PR China (NDRC), both sides reviewed the progress of the Sino-German cooperation in 2019-2020 and adopted the working plan for 2021.  BMWi and NDRC agreed to deepen the exchange on energy efficiency and push forward the Sino-German demonstration projects on energy efficiency in industry, city quarters and the cooperation on energy efficiency networks.  This year’s meeting was held online.

Foster women’s contribution, accelerate the global energy transition

Diversity and women’s participation in the energy transition are not only a question of human rights, but also a source of innovation.

On 7 December 2020, the Sino-German Energy Partnership (implemented by GIZ) launched the "Women in Green Energy" initiative at the UCCA Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing. The initiative aims at connecting and empowering female professionals in China’s energy sector, fostering women’s potential and contribution to accelerate the far-reaching energy transitions in both countries.

Work together to foster the development of hydrogen industry

Green hydrogen is one of the key elements on the pathway to a future of clean, secure and affordable energy supply and has gained significant importance on the European and international agenda. On 19 October 2020, GIZ held the Sino-German Hydrogen Strategy and Cooperation Workshop to exchange on the hydrogen strategy and development status in both countries, and to discuss the challenges and opportunities as well as the cooperation potentials for hydrogen industries.

Advancing the biomethane sector development in China - German experiences on policies, markets and business models

1st Phase of the Sino-German Demonstration Project on Energy Efficiency in Industry Successfully Completed

Award Ceremony of the "Sino-German Energy Efficiency Cooperation Projects Award"

German Best Practice Solutions for China’s Heating Transition

BMWi and NEA: Annual Meeting of Sino-German Working Group on Energy held in Berlin

Fourteen Technologies, One Goal - Energy Efficiency in China’s industry

BMWi State Secretary Andreas Feicht and NDRC Vice Director Zhang Yong met in Berlin

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

Exchange on Energy Efficiency Deepened - 5th Meeting of the Sino-German Working Group on Energy Efficiency

Participants of fifth Sino-German working group "Energy Efficiency" meeting, ©GIZ
Participants of fifth Sino-German working group "Energy Efficiency" meeting, ©GIZ

Six Out of Six: Sino-German Expert Group Conducts Energy Diagnosis in World’s No. 2 Airport

7th Meeting of the Sino-German Working Group on Energy

Participants of 7th Meeting of the Sino-German Working Group on Energy, ©NEA
Participants of 7th Meeting of the Sino-German Working Group on Energy, ©NEA

4th Sino-German Working Group Meeting on Energy Efficiency Held in Beijing

First Meeting of the German Local Business Advisory Council

Kick-off of Sino-German Demonstration Project on Energy Efficiency in Industry

Group photo of kick-off event “Sino-German Demonstration Project on Energy Efficiency in Industry”.
Group photo of kick-off event “Sino-German Demonstration Project on Energy Efficiency in Industry”.

Energy Efficiency Incentive Measures and Experiences in Germany 2017

Group photo of Chinese delegation at BMWi.
Group photo of Chinese delegation at BMWi.

6th Meeting of the Energy Working Group

Group photo of participants with Thorsten Herdan, BMWi Director General and Liang Zhipeng, NEA Deputy Director General
Group photo of participants with Thorsten Herdan, BMWi Director General and Liang Zhipeng, NEA Deputy Director General
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