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Pan-China Group boasts the resource advantages and qualifications required for integrated implementation throughout the industrial chain including planning, design, construction, operation and investment. Guided by the strategy of building both urban investment operator and construction service provider, Pan-China District Energy is dedicated to providing energy-efficient district energy system solutions to urban construction and industrial development. Following the concept of "serving operation through top-level planning, design and construction", the district energy business team led by Professor Xu Wenfa, vice president of the Group (founder of China district energy concept, chairman of National Professional Committee of District Energy, and honorary director of Professional Committee of District Energy under China Association of Building Energy Efficiency) put forward the implementation method for innovative systematic energy saving and efficient district energy system solutions based on the domestic researches Roadmap for APEC District Energy Development and Study on District Energy Sustainable Development in China completed and in combination with the summaries and improvements made in the planning, construction and operation of district energy projects including West Quarters of Zhongguancun, Guangzhou Higher Education Mega Center, Zhujiang New Town of Guangdong, Xiaoyao Bay International Business District, etc., so as to achieve the low-carbon, green and sustainable development of ecological civilization and industry-city integration.

Source advantage: As a former enterprise directly under the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, Pan-China Group is a total factor pilot enterprise for smart city granted by the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development and the Ministry of Science and Technology. It has successively carried out five-in-one planning and implementation of industry-city integration for the urban development and industry promotion of many domestic cities or regions, and provided market sources for system solutions to district energy. Besides, it is also dedicated to achieving the sustainable development and operation of the sources for "cities + industries + energy" from a system perspective.

Industry leader: The Group has applied for and completed the "Study on the Development Roadmap of APEC District Energy System" that is led by National Energy Administration and supported by APEC; completed the Proposal for the Sustainable Development of District Energy in China, and is investigating and writing the Report on Chinese District Energy Market. Through full investigation, practice and implementation in multiple projects and summary, it makes planning for the development route of district energy system and introduces the experience and capital of developed countries to China to form a scheme library covering the planning, design, operation and other stages of district energy projects.

Platform resources: The Group is the director unit and secretarial unit of China Association of Building Energy Efficiency Professional Committee of District Energy under the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, as well as the sponsor and rotating presidency unit of China District Energy Industry Alliance. It edits and publishes the only District Energy magazine in China, organizes annual meetings and salons and owns a large number of platform resources including collections, project libraries and related policies and funds, etc.


China District Energy Industry Alliance is a cooperative organization which is sponsored by the Professional Committee of District Energy under China Association of Building Energy Efficiency and composed of high-quality institutions, enterprises and experts involved in the planning, design, technology research & development, investment and construction, operation management, equipment supply, energy efficiency evaluation, etc. of district energy industry, aiming at improving energy utilization efficiency and achieve energy conservation and emission reduction. The Alliance was officially founded in Beijing on September 26, 2014 after the Fifth Annual Meeting on National District Energy (Donghu, Wuhan) began on August 23, 2014. As one of the sponsors and founders, Pan-China Group was elected as the rotating presidency unit of the Alliance. The Alliance has 40 sponsors totally. Now the number of corporate members has exceeded 80.

Since its inception, entrepreneurs have been strengthening communication and cooperation under the guidance of the secretariat, and has organized series activities in 25 alliance enterprises, of which, the first (alliance founding and a visit to Pan-China) and the fifth activities (international seminar on the development roadmap of APEC district energy) were held in Pan-China Group.





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Concept of District Energy
District heating, district cooling, district power supply and the energy system and comprehensive integration that solve the energy demand in a district are collectively referred to as district energy. The district can be an administrative division or natural city and urban area, or a residential quarter (building complex), or a development area and park specially designated by someone.
The district energy system is one or several combinations of heating system, cooling system, hot water supply system, steam supply system and power supply system that aim at providing system solutions to full-life-cycle energy demand in urban low carbon ecology and industrial development. It makes use of the energy resource endowment in the district according to local conditions and makes organic matching and integration in combination with energy demand, so as to accomplish more with less energy and realize high energy efficiency and the sustainable development of district energy environment.
In a word, district energy refers to the process that all energy used for production and living throughout the development history of human beings is used in a scientific, rational, comprehensive and integrated manner in a specific district and undergoes energy production, conversion, supply, distribution, use and emission completely.

Implication of District Energy
Implication: high energy efficiency, low emission; do more with less energy, emission minimization.
The high energy efficiency throughout the process from secondary production, distribution, use and monitoring to emission of energy helps better dig into resource endowment stock. Also, the integrated implementation from top-level design, planning, design, investment, construction to operation and maintenance achieves full-process energy conservation from the source, process, stage and details.
Key points: Analysis of energy resource endowment according to local conditions, simulation of local energy demand; full-process control and implementation, and achieve consistent taste, parallel temperature, ladder-form utilization, integrated complementation, multiple integration.
Scope: Whole process and whole industry chain
Whole process: Energy production, conversion, supply, distribution, use and emission.
Whole industry chain: Planning, feasibility study, design, construction, management, operation, service, course setting and talent cultivation.
User: Energy for industrial, architectural and transportation use

Promotion by International Organizations
In 2012, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon proposed the "Sustainable Energy for All" global initiative which aimed at providing an action framework for sustainable energy transformation through three complementary goals, i.e. achieving the overall popularization of modern energy service, doubling the energy efficiency and doubling the proportion of renewable energy in global energy shares by 2030. At the UN Climate Summit held in New York in 2014, Ban Ki-moon announced the introduction of global district energy initiative once more. On June 29, 2015 when the Annual Meeting of International Forum on International Ecological Civilization was held in Guiyang, China, the United Nations issued the Chinese version of a report titled Urban District Energy: Fully Motivate and Release the Potential of Energy Efficiency and the Potential of New Energy, which selected 45 demonstration cities for district energy around the world including Anshan, China to provide reference and guidance for urban energy utilization and transformation of different countries. The United Nations Environment Programme listed China as one of the four demonstration countries in the world, and will select four to five cities as the pilots for district energy to explore a new road for energy efficiency financing.
Founded in 1909 with a history of more than 100 years, the International District Energy Association made outstanding contribution to the development and exploration of district energy. On June 20, 2016, it organized the 107th Annual Meeting on International District Energy in St. Paul, U.S.

District Energy Development
District energy starts late in China, but develops fast with great potential. In response to energy revolution and ecological civilization construction, the district energy, as an important measure and entry point for energy conservation and emission reduction and reducing haze, has been widely used in the construction of a number of districts (such as Hengqin of Zhuhai, Qianhai of Shenzhen, Zhujiang New Town of Guangzhou, Zhongguancun West Village of Beijing, Beijing Life Science Park, Wuhan Financial Harbour) and accumulated some experience, and on this basis, it has been gradually promoted and applied nationwide.
Denmark, by virtue of the district energy, has realized GDP doubling without additional energy consumption. It will soon publish the White Paper on District Energy in Denmark.
The U.S.A, Japan and some other developed countries have also achieved sustainable green and low-carbon development by using the district energy.

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