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GIEC Participated in the Tianjin 2014 Symposium on Microgrids


The Tianjin 2014 Symposium on Microgrids was held on November 13-14, 2014 in Tianjin University, Tianjin, China. The symposium was organized by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and co-hosted by Tianjin University and Hefei University of Technology. 200 scientists from 20 countries attended this symposium. Delegations of Chinese universities, such as Tsinghua University, Tianjin University, Hefei University of Technology, North China Electric Power University, etc. attended this symposium. GIEC’s Dr. Jie Shu, Dr. Guixiu Jiang, Lei Huang were invited to the symposium.

The Tianjin meeting is the 10th session of the symposium, held in China for the first time. The purpose of the symposium is to have international communication for the current status, economy and policy, key technologies demanded in the future of microgrids informally. Same as previous, the symposium discussed the research results and demonstration project’s progress of microgrids all around the world, and sought for the potential international cooperation in microgrids.

During the symposium, Dr. Guixiu Jiang took part in the microgrids standards development seminar represented for Dr. Jie Shu, Lei Huang delivered an oral report titled “Dong’ao Island Microgrid Demonstration”.

GIEC’s scientists discussed with scientists at home and abroad about microgrids’ key technologies, demonstration projects, developments and challenges in different countries. This symposium widened their view in the field of microgrids and may inspire their ideas in future research.

Lei Huang is doing an oral report