(EnergyAsia, May 2, Friday) — The fourth annual ‘China Power & Alternative Energy Summit 2008’ will be held at the Kempinski Beijing Hotel in China from June 10 to 12. 

The conference will discuss the new circumstances affecting Chinese energy markets, the possible formation of an energy ministry and its performance, implications of the new Energy Conservation Law, and the Kyoto Protocol.

Currently, renewable energy account for US$270 billion of total capital investments and is expected to grow to 15% of total power mix by 2020. Wind, biomass and solar capacity could increase six-fold to 61.8GW by then.

Speakers at the summit include Shi Dinghuan (China Society for Renewable Energy), Jean-Louis Biancarelli (European Investment Bank), Victor Minakov  (JSC Nizhne-Bureiskaya HPP), Mike Mason (Carbon Pioneer), Xie Changjun (China Longyuan Electric Power Co), Pavel Korovko (ZAO Agency for Prognosis of Balances in Power Industry), Paulo Fernando Soares (Suzlon China), Werner Bussmann (Geothermal Association of Germany),

Dai Yande (National Development and Reform Commission), Eduardo Casado (Fersa Energias Renovables), Younghoon Kim (Daesung Group), Wu Changhua (The Climate Group), árni Magnússon (Glitnir Bank),Peter Reid (Petratherm), Gu Weidong (Jiangsu Planning and Design Research Institute), Niels Kragelund (Royal & SunAlliance), Arne Gooss (Kfw Banking Group), Francois Nguyen (International Energy Agency), David Xu (McKinsey & Company),  Marcello Balasini (3C Factor), Alexander Westlake (ClearWorld Energy Ltd) and Thomas R Blakeslee (Clearlight Foundation).      

A pre-conference tour to major Chinese power group headquarters will be held on June 9. 

‘China Power & Alternative Energy Summit 2008’ is jointly organised by China Electricity Council and China Decision Makers Consultancy (CDMC). For more information, please contact Admin@EnergyAsia.com.