Energy-safe Cities - East Asia Program

The Energy-safe Cities - East Asia Program helps participating East Asian local governments explore sustainable pathways for improving energy efficiency and attaining 100% renewable energy supply systems in urban areas by the year 2030.


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Presentations from local governments:


Republic of Korea:

  • Cheongju City: Current Situation and Environmental Policy [EN] [KR]
  • Inje County: Report [EN] [KR]
  • Jeonju City: Current Situation towards Sustainable City [EN] [KR]
  • Samcheok City: Energy Policy Direction [EN] [KR]

Presentations from guest speakers

Konrad Otto-Zimmermann, Chairman, ICLEI Urban Agendas; Founding Director, ICLEI EAS
Energy-safe Cities – East Asia Program – Introduction I
Energy-safe Cities – East Asia Program – Introduction II

Huang Ming, Founder, Chairman & CEO of China-Himin Solar Energy Group; 2011 Right Livelihood Award Laureate; and Vice President of the International Solar Energy Society
Keynote Presentation

Manfred Fischedick, Executive Director, Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy, Germany
Urban energy systems and transition to an energy safe (100% renewable energy) system – methodological and conceptual background

Eric Martinot, Professor, Beijing Institute of Technology, PR China; Senior Associate, Institute for Sustainable Energy Policies, Japan
Local Renewable Energy Futures: Policy and Business Opportunities and Examples

Chen Sha, Professor, Beijing University of Technology, PR China
Sustainable Solid Waste Management for Eco-Development in Chinese Cities

Jusen Asuka, Professor, Tohoku University, Japan
Future of energy demand and supply system in cities: Renewable energy, energy conservation and nuclear power

Sun-Jin Yun, Professor, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea
Energy Use and Transition to Renewable Energy in South Korea

Jonas Tolf, Head of Energy and Climate Unit, City of Stockholm Environment and Health Administration, Sweden
Systematic Climate & Energy Action Work in Stockholm Roadmap for a fossil fuel-free Stockholm 2050

Klaus Hoppe, Director, Klaus Hoppe Consulting; Former Head of Energy Department, City of Freiburg, Germany

Making Things Happen: “The Freiburg Example”

Adrian Stokes, General Manager, City Planning and Design, Adelaide City, Australia

Adelaide – towards 100% renewable energy

Monica Oliphant, Immediate Past President of the International Solar Energy Society

Distributed Urban Solar Energy Systems

Shen Dechang, Vice Secretary, General of China Wind Energy Equipment Association
The Application of Wind Energy in Cities

Daniel Kim, Researcher, Green Technology Center – Korea
Green Technology Center and Recent Korean Green Initiatives

Andrew Lang, Vice President, World Bioenergy Association

Energy from municipal wastes [short version] [long version]

Pang Zhonghe, Director, Geothermal Research Centre, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, PR China
Geothermal systems and urban energy safety

Michael Schmitz, Executive Director, ICLEI USA
Urban energy innovation: Perspectives from the USA

Mr. Torsten Dietze, CEO and General Manager, Viessmann Heating - Technology Beijing Co. Ltd., PR China
Strategic Sustainability Project: A Case Study

Lu Zhan Jiang, Siemens Limited, PR China
Demand Based Management and Total Integrated Power for Energy-safe Cities

Alfred Che, Vice President - Corporate Communication and Public Affairs, Danfoss China
Sino-Danish Solutions for District Heating based on Surplus Heat – The Anshan Case

Liu Peng, Director, Green Design Center, China Architectural Development Group 
Green building standards and energy-saving measures (in Chinese)

Zhai Qi, Executive Secretary General, China Business Council for Sustainable Development, PR China
Urban Sustainable Solutions for Chinese Cities

Claudia Schweizer, Manager, Urban Infrastructure Initiative, World Business Council for Sustainable Development, Switzerland
Urban Infrastructure Initiative and the Zero Emissions Cities

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