Energy Transition Research Institute



Professor of Energy Systems Analysis (Emeritus), Tsinghua University
Beijing, China

Wang Yanjia frequently collaborates with Entri, where she is a Visiting Senior Scientist.

Wang has three decades of experience in industrial energy efficiency, energy policy, and energy economics. She is Professor of Energy Systems Analysis at Tsinghua University in Beijing. Wang has consulted with the International Energy Agency, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the Asian Institute of Technology, and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, where she taught “Energy and Environment in China.” Yanjia has field experience in implementing energy efficiency analysis in the steel, cement, and paper industries in China. She has led efforts to develop energy-auditing capacity in Mongolia for the U.S. Agency for International Development.

Wang’s publications include the following selected books and papers:

China Energy Outlook 2004, ISBN 7-302-09659-7, 2004 (in Chinese); Clean Development Mechanism in China, The World Bank, 2004; Energy in China, Transportation, Electric Power, and Fuel Markets, ISBN 4-931482-26-0, 2004; “Governmental Management on Energy Efficiency”,ISBN 7-5083-2006-9,2004 (in Chinese); “Energy Efficiency Programmes in Developing and Transitional APEC Economies”, ISBN 4-931482-25-2 2003; Wang Yanjia “Multi-Project Baselines for CDM Projects: Case Study for the Cement Industry in China” LBL Research Report (http://eetd.lbl.gov); Jayant Sathaye, Yanjia Wang, et.al. “Multi-Project Baselines For Evaluation Of Industrial Energy-Efficiency And Electric Power Projects,” LBNL-48242 2001; Zhu and Wang Yanjia, “Steam System Optimization Research” Bao Steel Technology, Vol. 88, No. 1 2001 (in Chinese); “Technology, Energy Efficiency and Environmental Externalities in the Cement Industry” ISBN 974-8256-70-7, 1997; “Technology, Energy Efficiency and Environmental Externalities in the Pulp and Paper Industry” ISBN 974-8256-72-3, 1997; “Technology, Energy Efficiency and Environmental Externalities in the Iron and Steel Industry” ISBN 974-8256-71-5, 1997; “Regulatory Measures and Technological Changes in the Cement, Iron & Steel , and Pulp & Paper Industries” ISBN 974-8256-69-3, 1997; Energy Efficient and Environmentally Sound Industry Technologies: A Cross-Country Comparison, ISBN 974-8256-68-5, 1997.

Wang holds a B.S. in chemical engineering and an M.S. in systems engineering, both from Tsinghua University.