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Tian Qiao



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Tian is an Associate with RMI’s power team in China. Tian primarily works on BRC China, helping corporate buyers procure renewable energy in China and conducting research on the relevant policy framework and power market reforms.


Prior to joining RMI, Tian was a consultant during graduate school at EnerNOC (a Boston based global demand-response company) where he helped support a comprehensive strategy to assess their China opportunities. In 2016, Tian served as an EDF Climate Corps fellow and helped IKEA China design a phase-out of coal in their supply chains.


M.S.c., Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University
B.A., Wesleyan University

Authored Works
Outlet Blog Post

China’s Move Away from Voluntary Green Certificates: Implications for Corporate Renewable Procurement

On March 23, 2018, China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) released for comment a draft of a groundbreaking national policy, the Renewable Portfolio Standard and Assessment Methods (the “draft policy”), that would create a market for renewable energy certificates (RECs). The new REC market is a positive signal and could be…