Renewable Energy Law and Regulation in China

Introduction to Chinese Law
4 aprile 2023
Orario di inizio 
Palazzo di Giurisprudenza - Via Verdi 53, Trento
Aula C
Ingresso libero

The lecture will provide a brief analysis of China’s regulatory framework on renewable energy. It will mainly focus on the Renewable Energy Law and its amendment, establishing the key policies covering significant aspects in relation to integration and utilization of renewable energy sources. Progress and challenges of implementation of renewable energy law and policies will be elaborated in the course of the lecture.

Guest Speaker

  • Wen Xiang

Wen Xiang is an associate professor at iCourts (Centre of Excellence for International Courts), Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen. He is currently a visiting professor at Department of Law, Roma Tre University, and a visiting scholar at UNIDROIT (The International Institute for the Unification of Private Law). His research and professional focus is sustainable investment practice and risk management, with a specific focus on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing of China’s outward investments along with the Belt and Road Initiative, as well as digital law and legal compliance in recent years.

Xiang has taught at Harvard Kennedy School, Tsinghua University Law School, Renmin University of China Law School, Sino-Danish Center and University of Warsaw Faculty of Law and Administration, etc. He was a visiting scholar at Duke University School of Law and a research fellow at Centre for International Sustainable Development Law in Canada. Xiang has worked at World Health Organization and European Commission, and as a consultant, he has extensive collaboration with private and public sectors in China and Europe. Xiang has attended law schools in China, Europe and the U.S., and he received his Ph.D. in Law from University of Ghent.

Scientific Coordinator

  • Prof. Ivan Cardillo.

For further information please contact ivan.cardillo [at]

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