On October 22, Mr. Brian Bonlender, director of USA Washington State Department of Commerce, with his delegation visited Guangzhou Institute of Energy Conversion, CAS (GIEC),accompanied by Ms Mei Zhang, general affairs department director of Shanghai Bi Ke Clean Energy Technology Co., Ltd.
At the meeting, Prof. Longlong MA, Secretary General of the party committee of GIEC, briefly introduced the cooperation between GIEC and scientific research institutions of USA. Prof. Haibin Li, Director of GIEC's Science and Technology Administration Department, detailly introduced GIEC's institutional organization, research fields, R&D plans, and recent research progress.
Mr. Bonlender said that Washington State is now planning for a maximum utilization of clean energy. Washington State and China are fully aware of the urgent need to develop and utilize clean energy and renewable energy, so there is huge space for Washington State and China to cooperate in these fields. GIEC has strong scientific research ability and rich technology transfer experiences in new and renewable energy, especially in the field of biomass energy, the prospects will be bright for GIEC and USA to cooperate in technology transfer.
After the meeting, the delegation visited the biomass energy lab and ocean energy lab.