Past Event

Earth Day 2021 | Report Launch of COVID-19 China Energy Impact Tracker: 2020 in Retrospect

April 29, 2021
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM



Time: 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. (Beijing)

📍 Address: Columbia Global Centers | Beijing, No. 26, 1F Core Plaza, 1 Shanyuan Street, Zhongguancun, Haidian District, Beijing

In celebration of Earth Day 2021, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing, in partnership with Agora Energiewende, invites you to attend a launch event of the COVID-19 China Energy Impact Tracker: 2020 in Retrospect. This report not only evaluates the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on China's energy sector in 2020, but also sheds light on what may unfold in the years to come.

The live stream of the event will be available on Beijing Center's Bilibili.



3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. | Registration

3:30 p.m. - 3:40 p.m. | Opening Remarks

  • Yuqing ZHANG, Former Deputy Administrator of National Energy Administration
  • Helena XIAO (Moderator), Associate Director of Columbia Global Centers | Beijing

3:40 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. | Report Launch

  • Kevin TU, Non-Resident Fellow at the Center of Global Energy Policy of Columbia University; Senior Advisor at Agora Energiewende

4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Comments

List of Commentators (in alphabetical order):

  • Li FANG, Chief Representative of World Resources Institute China

  • Sha FU, Director of Low Carbon Economic Growth Program at Energy Foundation China

  • Peng LI, Director of Strategic Planning of State Power Investment Corporation

  • Haiyan QIN, Secretary General of Chinese Wind Energy Association

  • Jianhong YANG, Chief Analyst of Beijing Shi Chuang Energy Consulting

  • Zhou YANG, Advisor at Agora Energiewende

  • Jiao YU, Vice President of Sinopec Economics and Technology Research Institute

  • Mei ZHAO, Secretary General of China Gas Association

4:30 p.m. - 4:40 p.m. | Break

4:40 p.m. - 5:25 p.m. | Roudtable Discussion——COVID-19's Medium- to Long-Term Impacts on China's Energy Sector

  • Yande DAI, Former Director General of Energy Research Institute of National Development and Reform Commission of China

5:25 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. | Wrap Up and Outlook

  • Yande DAI


  • Event language: Mandarin
  • Please plan to arrive no earlier than the registration time.
  • Registration will be confirmed through email. Please note that due to limited capacity, only 45 seats will be provided on a first-come-first-serve basis.
  • Live stream link will be shared through email if capacity is reached.
  • If you have any questions, please email [email protected]