China's influence in the global cleantech and green hydrogen transformation is increasingly pronounced due to its technological leadership, massive market scale, strategic investments, and supportive government policies. This prominence was further highlighted by the active participation of CleanTech Business Club Leaders at the SNEC H2 & ES 2023 Conferences and Exhibition in Shanghai, China.
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China is poised to play a pivotal role in the global cleantech and green hydrogen transformation due to several key factors:
Technological Leadership: China's advancements in renewable energy technologies, especially in solar, wind, and green hydrogen, position it as a key player in the sector.
Market Scale: China's large domestic market enables the rapid scaling of cleantech solutions, crucial for global adoption and cost reduction.
Strategic Investments: The country's significant investments in renewable energy both within and beyond its borders drive global energy market trends and hasten the green transition.
Policy Support: The Chinese government's ambitious targets and regulatory support foster a conducive environment for the growth of the cleantech sector.
The CleanTech Business Club's engagement at the SNEC H2 & ES 2023 event underscores the importance of international collaboration especially between CleanTech & Hydrogen leaders to drive together the Green Hydrogen Revolution, a key tenet of the Club's #TogetherWeAreStronger philosophy. This collaboration is vital for sharing expertise, stabilizing global supply chains, addressing climate change, and achieving economic and social benefits.
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The role of international cooperation, as emphasized by CleanTech Business Club leaders and the spirit of #TogetherWeAreStronger, is crucial for several reasons:
Sharing Expertise and Technology: International collaboration allows for the exchange of knowledge and technology, facilitating innovation and the spread of best practices in cleantech and green hydrogen.
Global Supply Chains: The cleantech industry relies on global supply chains. Cooperative relationships help ensure the stability and sustainability of these supply chains.
Addressing Climate Change: The fight against climate change is a global challenge that requires concerted efforts. International cooperation ensures that actions taken are cohesive and effective on a global scale.
Economic and Social Benefits: Collaboration can lead to economic growth, job creation, and social benefits in countries involved, helping to address both environmental and socio-economic challenges.
From the left on the picture:
Dr. Jianbin Wu, Chairman, Tahoe Electric Corporation
Thomas Altmann, Executive Vice President - Innovation & New Technology at ACWA Power; Co-Chair of the World CleanTech StartUPs Awards
Tomasz Slusarz, Founder & Vision Streamliner at CleanTech Business Club
Mikaa Mered, Analyst, author and lecturer on hydrogen geopolitics; Green Hydrogen Ambassador with International Association for Hydrogen Energy (IAHE); Co-Chair of CBC Green Hydrogen Hub (
Pinfang Wu, Chairman of Jiangsu Guofu Hydrogen Energy Equipment Co, Ltd. (“Father of Hydrogen in China”), Co-Honorary Chair of CBC Green Hydrogen Hub
During the event, CBC Leaders delivered two Keynote Addresses and attended High-level Panel Discussion at the opening day of the SNEC H2 (Hydrogen Conference) and jointly co-hosted Energy Storage & Hydrogen Leaders Welcome Dinner #TogetherWeAreStrogner sponsored by Tahoe Electric Corporation and powered by CleanTech Business Club.
On the picture Mostafa Boulal, CEO at COREAS High-Tech; CBC Chair for Morocco
After the exciting SNEC H2 & ES event, CBC Leaders visited and held bilateral meetings with the leading Chinese cleantech companies a couple of the leading Chinese companies including Tongwei, Hyper Strong, Guofu Hydrogen, Gotion High-Tech, Jiangsu Ronteng New Energy Technology (JRNET), Quick Bee, XCMG, Sinomech International while building collaboration and gaining insights into China's advancements in cleantech and green hydrogen sectors.
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See Photo Gallery from CBC Leaders in China Mission here