Wan Gang, vice president of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and president of the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST), went to the China Energy Engineering Corporation Limited (CEEC) for investigation and discussion on September 8, 2022.
Song Hailiang, secretary of the Party committee and chairman of the board of the CEEC attended the event.
Wan Gang listened to the report on "Energy and power science and technology innovation in the context of carbon peaking and neutrality" by the CEEC side, and recognized the achievements made by the CEEC in the fields of new energy power generation, new energy storage and environmental protection technologies.
Wan said that as the front end of the supply side of the energy industry, the CEEC undertook the mission of building a diversified energy structure.
Wan pledged that CAST will deepen cooperation with the CEEC to promote the net zero carbon emission of the power industry, deduce the future development orientation and optimize the structure of the energy industry from the demand side of green applications in manufacturing, transportation, construction and others .
Wan promised to build high-end think tanks in the respective field, give p lay to the advantages of CAST’s member societies to pool sci-tech resources, promote science communication and strengthen international sci-tech cooperation in this regard to jointly meet the challenges of "carbon peaking and neutrality" to achieve the target of sci-tech self-reliance and self-strengthening at higher high level.
Song Hailiang thanked CAST for its long-term support and guidance.
Song said that as the main force of national power construction, the CEEC relies on its leading technologies and excellent innovation ability to promote the development of new energy, infrastructures and industries to boost a shared, low-carbon and digital smart economy.
Song continued that the CEEC is willing to join hands with CAST to build a national sci-tech think tank and innovation platform concerning carbon peaking and neutrality to boost the integration of sci-tech innovation and the development of enterprises.
Song added that efforts should be made on shifting sci-tech resources to key industries, and improving the industrial management chain.
Song promised to strengthen science communication and the construction of associations for science and technology in enterprises to make due contributions to improving the overall efficiency of the national innovation system.
Wan Gang and his group visited the exhibition hall of the CEEC.
Meng Qinghai, full-time vice president and executive secretary of the Secretariat of CAST, Ma Mingwei, deputy secretary of the Party committee and chairman of the trade union of the CEEC, Zhang Manping, chief engineer of the CEEC, and responsible heads of relevant departments of CAST and the CEEC participated in the event.
Tags: Department of Publicity and Culture, Information Center of CAST, Cooperation between Enterprises and the Association