Prof. WANG Yi, Deputy Director-general of the CAS Institutes of Science and Development (CASISD), met with Dr Brian Motherway, Head of the Energy Efficiency Division under the International Energy Agency (IEA), and his team in Beijing on January 27.
Prof. Wang briefed the visitors on the major research areas of CASIS, its recent progress, and particularly, its research activities in such fields as energy, energy efficiency and sustainable development. Dr. Brian Motherway spoke positively of China’s recent achievements in energy regulation, energy saving and emissions reduction. The two sides intensively explored the importance of energy efficiency in China’s campaign of emission reduction. They exchanged ideas on their research priorities, research focus concerning energy efficiency, existing models and future research directions. They stressed the potential for cooperation between the two sides in the field through such forms as joint research and personnel training.