2018 University-Wide Public Lecture: "The Art of Energy Revolution: From Ultra High Voltage Power Grids to Global Energy Interconnection"

17 Apr
China Project Public Lectures Series
LIU Zhenya
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm
Milstein East B/C, Wasserstein Hall, Harvard Law School, 1585 Mass Ave, Cambridge
Mr. LIU Zhenya formerly served as the Chairman and President of State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC), the world’s largest utility company. He is currently the Chairman of GEIDCO, a United Nations-endorsed and SGCC-affiliated organization that promotes grid interconnection worldwide to facilitate development of renewable energy. In this public lecture, Mr. Liu will focus on low-carbon energy transition through innovative strategies that help to integrate energy systems across regions and the world.

The event will be conducted in Mandarin Chinese and English. Simultaneous Mandarin Chinese and English interpretation will be available. Please plan to arrive at least fifteen minutes early and bring a government- or university-issued photo ID if you would like to check-out a headset to listen to the interpretation.

This event is co-sponsored by the Harvard-China Project on Energy, Economy and Environment; the East Asian Legal Studies Program at Harvard Law School; the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering & Applied Sciences; and the Harvard Global Institute.

This event is made possible by a grant from the Harvard Global Institute on the theme of “China 2030/2050: Energy and Environmental Challenges for the Future.”

Speaker Bio: 

FORMER CHAIRMAN & PRESIDENT OF STATE GRID CORPORATION OF CHINA; CHAIRMAN OF GLOBAL ENERGY INTERCONNECTION DEVELOPMENT AND COOPERATION ORGANIZATION (GEIDCO); CHAIRMAN, CHINA ELECTRICITY COUNCIL; MEMBER, ROYAL SWEDISH ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING SCIENCES

Host: 
Harvard-China Project on Energy, Economy and Environment
Contact: 
Tiffany Chan
Phone: 
6174953972