Beijing Smartgrid Conference: Day 1

While many in China, and out, have been focused on the impressive speed by which China has been able to grow its economy over the last 15 years, those inside the central party have been focused on ensuring that the economic energy had its energy needs met. Made difficult by the fact that the highest growth areas for energy demand China have been on the East coast, and the sources of energy were…

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Beijing’s Olympic Park

In the run up to the Olympics, Beijing was perhaps the most active construction site globally. It was a massive concert of cranes and cement that built some of the most advanced event venues, transportation networks, and parks. For many, including myself, it was a process that left little doubt as to where the environment stood, and how often it stood in the way, but a recent presentationon the…

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