China's Ongoing Energy Crunch: Origins and Outlook

Join us for a virtual briefing on 
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)


The China Center is pleased to invite members to join us for a virtual briefing (via Zoom) on China's ongoing energy crunch—the root causes and outlook—with Lauri Myllyvirta, Lead Analyst at the Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air, and David Fishman, Manager at The Lantau Group. 

This will be an opportunity for members to hear from Mr. Myllyvirta and Mr. Fishman on the factors and ramifications of the current power supply crisis in China, the government's policy response, and the outlook
going forward. We hope you will join us for what will be two highly informative presentations and an engaging discussion on an issue with broad implications for U.S. business and global supply chains, as well as China's energy mix and climate goals. 

Lauri Myllyvirta is a Lead Analyst at the Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air, an independent research organization focused on air pollution. Myllyvirta has over 10 years experience as an air pollution and climate expert, having led research projects on air pollution, assessing air quality and health impacts of energy policies, including more than a dozen modeling studies of the air quality and health impacts of coal-fired power plants. His research has been published and utilized in numerous countries in East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, and others, and has contributed to numerous publications around energy solutions and air pollution. Previously, Myllyvirta served as a member of the Technical Working Group on regulating emissions from large combustion plants in the EU and currently serves as a member of the expert panel on regulating SO2 emissions in South Africa.

David Fishman is a Manager at The Lantau Group (TLG), an energy-focused strategy and economic consulting group in the Asia Pacific. Fishman's areas of expertise cover regulatory and commercial intelligence for the Chinese energy sector, including its nuclear power, solar, wind, and distributed energy markets. His specific experience includes Chinese power market and policy intelligence and forecasting, solar and wind tariff policy, renewable asset transactional due diligence, China business matchmaking, and commercial support for foreign firms seeking to do business with Chinese state-owned enterprises (SOEs). Prior to joining TLG, David was a Managing co-director and shareholder of the nuclear energy-focused consultancy Nicobar Group in Shanghai. He holds a joint MA from Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies and Nanjing University in the field of International Relations and Energy Policy.

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