Former Chairman of State Grid Corporation of China Liu Zhenya on Global Energy Interconnection

On April 17, 2018, Liu Zhenya, former chairman and president of State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC), the world’s largest utility company, and currently the chairman of the Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organization (GEIDCO), gave a public lecture titled "The Art of Energy Revolution: From Ultra High Voltage Power Grids to Global Energy Interconnection" at Harvard Law School, in which he discussed the potential and need for a worldwide smart electric grid, where power production from renewable sources can be shared at lower cost to consumers. The lecture was co-sponsored by the Harvard-China Project on Energy, Economy and Environment; the East Asian Legal Studies Program at Harvard Law School; the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering & Applied Sciences; and the Harvard Global Institute.