Xiaomin Chen started her journalism career in 2008 when she worked as a sports reporter with the Beijing Olympics Organizing Committee. From 2009 to 2011, she reported China's auto industry, energy sector and environment issues in the Global Times (English). After that, she worked as a researcher with Beijing bureau of the Financial Times. Her research areas include commodities, energy and environment.
The last day of this trip attracted everybody’s attention with pipes winding all way up California’s Mayacamas Mountains, extensive energy consulting services provided by Navigant and a fabulous alumni happy hour at Capurro’s back inContinue reading
Day three: Clean Power Finance, wind farm and vineyard On the third day, there were no presentations in the hotel. All on our agenda are company visits. Clean Power Finance Want to install solar panels,Continue reading
Day two started at 8am with Tom Anklam’s presentation on Lawrence Livermore National Lab (LLNL). Tom talked about the way to build a “miniature sun on earth” to provide significant energy – laser fusion. AccordingContinue reading
The long-awaited Clean Energy Trip kicked off on March 11 with discussions on Aquatic Park Pier and dinner with alum in Bistro Boudin. San Francisco is indeed a tourist destination, which is rich in bars,Continue reading
West Virginia 4-methylcyclohexane methanol spill makes me think of an aniline spill in North China’s Changzhi city earlier last year. Intuitively, I began to compare them. Both spills have huge impact. The Changzhi spill contaminatedContinue reading
Dear readers, Happy New Year! I didn’t blog for quite a while. Sorry for letting you worry about me. Although I went through a tough transition, I survived. Calculus almost killed me. Each week, IContinue reading