The seminar of solar energy resource assessment held in Beijing



The seminar of Solar energy resource assessment which joint by Climate Resource Center/NCC, Center for Wind and Solar Energy Resource Assessment/CMA, and Research & application Committee of Climate Resource/Chinese Meteorological Society was held in Beijing on October 27, 2008. The conference invited experts, scholars and engineers from Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology, Nanjing University, Cold and Arid Regions Environment and Engineering Research Institute/CAS, Tsinghua University (Beijing Tsinghua Sunshine Energy Co.), Suntech Power Co., Ltd., Institute of Electrical Engineering/CAS, Institute of Atmospheric Physics/CAS, Industrial Development Center Torch Hi-tech of Ministry of Science and Technology. The meeting discussed the problems in solar energy resource assessment. Experts agreed that this meeting is very timely and very meaningful for the future of solar energy resource assessment; and the meteorological department could wider and deeper participate in the development and utilization of solar energy resources in future. Dr. Liang Jianyin (Deputy Director-General of Department of Forecasting Services and Disaster Mitigation), Dr. Zhang Zuqiang (Deputy Director-General of Department of Forecasting Services and Disaster Mitigation), Dr. Liu Haibo (Director of Department of Forecasting Services and Disaster Mitigation) and Dr. Li Changxing (Director of Department of Observation and Telecommunication) participated in the meeting. Dr. Xiao Ziniu (Director-General of NCC) highlighted the importance of the solar energy resource assessment, and made a positive evaluation of the meeting. The meeting was presided the by Dr. Tao Shuwang (Director of Climate Resource Center/NCC), and Dr. Shen Yanbo (Climate Resource Center/NCC).