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China’s Electric Power Sector Transformation 2nd webinar

English version

Chinese version

Background information

This is a 2nd webinar in the China’s electricity power sector transformation webinar series co-hosted by the IEA, the China Electric Power Planning & Engineering Institute (EPPEI), the Royal Danish Embassy in Beijing and Danish Energy Agency (DEA) with support from China National Energy Administration (NEA), the French Development Agency (AFD) and the European Commission.

The main objective of this webinar to provide targeted audiences with insights into China’s electric power sector transition both in the near future (14th Five-year) and in the medium & long run. The focus of this webinar is on cutting-edge energy technologies and deployment options that have received tremendous interest and debate in the energy sector in China including:

  • Digitalisation and smart grids;
  • Battery storage;
  • Distributed energy resources;
  • Green hydrogen; and
  • Sector coupling and electrification.

This webinar is intended to throw light by introducing successful cases and lessons learned internationally with input from international and Chinese experts. The discussion will touch on technical advancement, potential application, project configuration principles, and business mode innovation for cutting-edge technologies in the power sector, and highlighting the critical role of supporting policy and regulatory aspect for bolstering the clean energy transitions in China towards carbon neutrality by 2060.


The IEA’s role as a [co-]organiser of this event is facilitated through IEA’s Clean Energy Transitions in Emerging Economies programme, which has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 952363.

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