Press release -
China: Round Table Discussion with Clean Tech Businesses Regarding China
The Danish Energy Agency participated in a round table discussion forum on the follow up of the three Memorandums of Understanding that were signed in June during President Hu Jintao’s visit. Denmark’s ambassador to China gave a short presentation of the frame that the signed agreements constitute and the opportunities to establish an even closer cooperation with Chinese authorities in the field of the climate, energy and building.
A group of business representatives already working in China was also present at the discussion forum and expressed their satisfaction with the outcome of the MOUs. The MOUs are a significant step forward to create a proper framework for businesses.
Regarding the three MOUs DEA is now in the process of preparing and organizing meetings in the working groups as the first step of follow up on the MOUs. Amongst various initiatives will be high level meetings between the two parties to further strengthening the bonds.
Further, as an aspect to the agreements it was discussed how to achieve the involvement of Chinese businesses.
Søren Mensal Kristensen
Center for Global Rådgivning og Forhandling
The Danish Energy Agency is responsible for tasks linked to energy production, supply and consumption, as well as Danish efforts to reduce carbon emissions. The Agency is also responsible for supporting the economical optimisation of utilities that in addition to energy includes water, waste and telecommunication.
We are also responsible for user conditions, supply obligation and telecommunication statistics, as well as water supply and waste management.
The Danish Energy Agency was established in 1976, and is an agency under the Ministry of Climate, Energy and Utilities.