Sino-German Energy Partnership

The Sino-German Energy Partnership links three levels of action: high-level policy dialogue, business-to-government exchange and an exchange of experiences on technical and regulatory solutions that promote the energy transition. The main German Energy Transition Expertise for China of the partnership is to foster and advance the far-reaching and profound energy transitions ongoing in both China and Germany by exchanging views, best practices and knowledge on the development of a sustainable energy system, primarily centered on improving energy efficiency and expanding the use of renewable energy.

Supported by: German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), National Energy Administration (NEA)

Overall term: 2007 to 2022

Sino-German Energy Transition Project

The Sino-German Energy Transition Project supports the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) in promoting a low-carbon energy policy in China. The project introduces German experiences of the energy transition into advising the Chinese government and energy policy-related think tanks. The project involves German and Chinese actors in the cooperation and the consultancy of the BMWi, as well as the NEA by delivering project results and coordinating relevant actors.

Supported by: German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), National Energy Administration (NEA)

Overall term: 2016 to 2022

Sino-German Climate Partnership

Germany and China signed the Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation
in Combatting Climate Change and initiated this bilateral dialogue as "Sino-German Climate Partnership". The energy activities within the Sino-German Climate Partnership aim to strengthen the integration of climate and energy policy through policy advice on the national level. On the municipal level, they aim to build capacity of cities to plan and implement measures to advance the urban energy transition.

Supported by: German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, and Nuclear Safety (BMU), Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE), National Energy Agency (NEA)

Overall term: 2011 to 2025

Sino-German Urbanisation Partnership

The partnership is working to influence political dialogue to address the created by a fast-paced urbanization processes and climate change in both China and German. It aims to create platforms for cross-city institutional exchange of experiences, facilitate knowledge exchange and promote capacity building that can drive the development of joint solutions to these challenges. Key targets of the exchange are to reduce CO2 emissions, promote a more balanced urbanization development and improve quality of life in cities in both China and Germany.

Supported by: Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development (MoHURD)