Advanced Coal Technology Consortium (ACTC) researchers from the U.S. and China developed annual work plans and identified promising collaborative opportunities for accelerating R&D at the ACTC Annual Meeting held from 12-15 September 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky. It was ACTC’s second joint Annual Meeting of CERC’s second phase. Co-chaired by U.S. ACTC Director James Wood from […]
U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center Building Energy Efficiency (CERC-BEE) researchers — Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), Johnson Controls Inc. (JCI), and ICF International (ICF) from the United States and the China Academy of Building Research (CABR) from China — recently drafted CERC’s first U.S.-China joint intellectual property (IP) agreement for the development of an open-source, […]
The Clean Energy Research Center – Truck Research Utilizing Collaborative Knowledge Consortium (CERC-TRUCK) brings together academia, national laboratories, and industry into a consortium of exceptional intellectual strength and expertise in key engineering disciplines. The Consortium was announced in 2015 and is led in the U.S. by the Argonne National Laboratory. For more details, visit the […]
CERC officials from the U.S. and China agreed on mutually beneficial areas for collaborative research for CERC’s fifth and newest research track on medium- and heavy-duty trucks, called Truck Research Utilizing Collaborative Knowledge (also referred to as CERC TRUCK). The research areas are defined in a Joint Work Plan (JWP), which is signed by CERC representatives from both countries. CERC officials […]
In July 2016, the Steering Committee met to review CERC’s projects and discuss the future work and planning for the second phase (2016-2020). A signing ceremony was held for the Protocol Amendment, the Joint Work Plans for the second phase of CERC, and the Letters of Endorsements for Technology Management Plans for CVC and WET. […]
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) selected Argonne National Laboratory to lead a consortium of university, private sector and national laboratory partners for a new, medium- and heavy-duty truck technical track under the U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center (CERC) Truck Research Utilizing Collaborative Knowledge (TRUCK) program.
CERC released its Annual Report for the 15-month period ending in December 2015. The Annual Report highlights achievements from CERC’s first phase (2011-2015), and lays out plans for CERC’s second phase (2016-2020). Specifically, it includes highlights of: Phase 1 Accomplishments that accelerate technology development, strengthen bilateral engagement, improve IP protection, and expedite market uptake of low-carbon […]
LIQUIDARMOR, a sprayable liquid sealant developed by BEE researchers, recently won the 2016 Gold Edison Award for Building Construction & Lighting Innovations. The Edison Awards honor the best in innovation and excellence in the development of new products and services. For more details visit CERC BEE Delivers Award-Winning Air Sealant article.
Announced in 2014, the CERC Water and Energy Technologies Consortium (CERC WET) aims to build and share knowledge, technologies, human capabilities, and relationships that position China and the United States, in particular with relevant industries and non-profits, to thrive in a future with constrained energy and water resources in a changing global climate. The U.S. […]
Department of Energy selected UC Berkeley to the U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center for Water-Energy Technologies (CERC-WET) that improves technologies that conserve water in energy production and use.