The urban energy transition in China and Germany: selected best practices

As a stakeholder in the Sino-German Urbanisation Partnership (SGUP) project, the Deutsche Energie-Agentur (German Energy Agency – dena) is substantially involved in the cooperation between Germany and China on climate-friendly urban development. In Germany, dena’s Urban Energy Transition project has compiled findings from practice and drawn up recommendations for policy-makers to enable the energy transition’s successful implementation in cities. The summary report on best practice projects in Germany and China provides an overview of how the urban energy transition has developed during the last five years in both countries. It also provides a basis for future Sino-German cooperation in the fields of sustainable and climate-friendly urban development.