Vice Chairman



Zhifeng Wang,Professor of Institute of Electrical Engineering of Chinese Academy of Sciences (IEE-CAS).

Born in 1963, got the Bachelor degree in inorganic non-metallic materials science from Wuhan University of Technology in 1985, Master degree from Department of Inorganic Nonmetal Material Engineering of Wuhan University of Technology in 1990, Ph.D. degree in Engineering Thermophysics from Tsinghua University in 1993.
Awardee of Ten Thousand Talent Program of China, Awardee of 100 talents program of CAS, distinguished backbone Professor of CAS since 2015.
Academic Interesting: Concentrating solar thermal power technology, Solar integrated building technology
Research field:
Concentrating solar thermal power system design, solar receiver design and coupling, thermal performance evaluation of solar receiver
Presided 2 national standards compiling; published more than 190 papers with more than 55 ones collected into SCI; awarded 98 invention patents. Participation in IEC TC117 for solar parabolic trough receiver..
Major innovative achievements:
·Presided the R&D, design, construction, commission and operation of 1MW solar tower power plant located in Badaling, Beijing
·Addressed the core scientific problems in non-stable solar-thermal-electricity process of CSP, which was funded by the National Key Basic Research Program of China, with excellence evaluation in final project approval 
·Proposed China solar thermal electricity development roadmap.
·Proposed building a zero-carbon Olympic Zone in Chongli for 2022 Winter Olympic application, and solving the building heating with cross-seasonal solar thermal collection/storage, which was published in 2022 Winter Olympic bidding report
·Deeply involved in the proposal of establishment of a renewable energy demonstration zone in Zhangjiakou city, which was approved by the State Council on July 29
Social appointments:
·Energy Expert for National Key Basic Research Program of China (2013-2018)
·Leader of Renewable Energy Technology Expert Team of National Hi-Tech R&D Program of Ministry of Science and Technology (2012-2015)
·Vice Chairman of IEA-SolarPACES (2014 -)
·Executive vice president of National Solar Thermal Energy Alliance (2016-)
·Director of Key Lab of Solar Thermal Energy and Photovoltaic Systems of CAS (2009-)
·Member of the tenth academic working committee of Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering(2016-) 
·The part-time professor of University of Science and Technology of China, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Xi`an Jiaotong University, Lanzhou University of Technology



Qin Xiaoping,General Manager of Inner Mongolia Electric Power Survey & Design Institute Co., Ltd,Senior Engineer,Master of Building Construction Industrial and Civil Building Construction.

Sep.1982―Jul.1986   School of Water Resources and Hydropower Engineering majoring in building construction;
Jul.1986-Dec. 1987  Site Representative for the first 200MW power plant (Fengzhen Power Plant) on behalf of Inner Mongolia Electric Power Survey & Design Institute;
Jan.1988-Oct.1992  Civil design work of Unit No.3 and No.4 of Fengzhen Power Plant, heat network retrofit project of Baotou No.2 power plant;
Oct.1992-Apr.2004   Technical director, vice manager, manager of labor service company under Inner Mongolia Electric Power Survey & Design Institute;
Apr.2004 - Dec.2006   Deputy chief engineer of Inner Mongolia Electric Power Survey & Design Institute; Project manager for general contracting of 2×150MW units in Wulan Thermal Power Plant;
Dec.2006-Oct.2007   Deputy chief engineer of Inner Mongolia Electric Power Survey & Design Institute; Vive general manager of General Contracting Company;
Oct.2007-Jun.2008    EPC Project manager for 2×50MW units of Baotou Coal-to-Olefin Project;
Jun.2008 – Jul.2010    Deputy Director of Wuhai Electric Power Bureau;
Aug.2010- Jul.2014    Member of Party Committee of Inner Mongolia Electric Power Survey & Design Institute; Deputy Director (responsible for administrative management and multi-operation);
Oct.2014- Jan.2015     Member of Party Committee of Inner Mongolia Electric Power Survey & Design Institute Co., Ltd.; Deputy Director (responsible for administrative management) and Deputy Secretary of Party Committee;
Jan.2015- up to now   Member of Party Committee of Inner Mongolia Electric Power Survey & Design Institute Co., Ltd.; Deputy Secretary of Party Committee; General Manager of Inner Mongolia Electric Power Survey & Design Institute Co., Ltd.



Jixin Shao,President and party secretary of Gansu Building Materials Research and Design Institute, senior engineer, national registered consulting engineer. In 2007, he received his master degree of business administration from Fudan University at EMBA. In 2010, he was selected as the leading talents for the first level in Gansu province. In 2012, he was appointed as an expert consultant of the Gansu provincial government. In 2014, he was selected as an expert of “think tank” for the construction of Lanzhou new district. He is the director of the National Demonstration Center for Technology Transfer, director of the Key Laboratory of Low Energy Building Technology in Gansu Province, and director of Functional Materials Engineering Laboratory of Green Building Materials in Gansu province.He is also the president of Gansu building materials inspection certification Group, Lanzhou Hong new material technology company, and Gansu Delong geothermal technology company. 

Gansu Building Materials Research and Design Institute was founded in 1978, mainly engaged in new building materials, green building, renewable energy, energy saving and environmental protection industries such as new materials research and development, testing and certification, engineering consultation and supervision, scientific research achievements in industry, engineering contracting business. It has have a number of achievements in scientific research and engineering case in the new energy-saving building materials, green building, the use of solar thermal, geothermal energy utilization of green building materials, functional materials, industrial projects, environmental protection and energy saving transformation, comprehensive utilization of resources, ecological sand products, old building renovation, identification of sewage treatment and other aspects.     


Liming Xue

Company: Rayspower Energy Group Co., Ltd.
Position/Title: Founder
Liming Xue, male, born in 1974, member of Communist Party of China, graduated from Shanghai University of Electric Power in1994. Founder of Rayspower Energy Group Co.,Ltd. , as well as the committee member of the Youth League of Changping District of Beijing City, Managing vice-chairman of the China New Energy Chamber of Commerce and Director of the Solar Thermal  Power Generation Branch, Director of the China Electricity Council , Vice-chairman of the Association of Individual Private Sectors and Small -medium Sized High Tech Enterprises , Vice-chairman of Beijing Changping Entrepreneurs Association, Director of the Beijing Changping Small -medium Sized Enterprises Credit Promotion Association; Boasts of series of awards and reputations ,for instance," Recognition awards of the Chinese Energy Industries achievements gained from  30 Years after the Chinese Reform and Opening-up , "Most Influential People of the Energy-saving and Environmental Industries", "Business Leader of the Global New Energy Industry ","TOP 10 Figures of  Energy Internet industry", successively granted as the "Excellent Member of Communist Party ",“ the 4th Session of Changping District Top 10 Outstanding Youth” “Outstanding Builder of the Chinese Characteristic Socialism ” . 
Personal Achievements of R&D
Since the foundation of Rayspower Group, we insist that scientific and technological  innovation is the first essential factor of the development of the company, we committed to solar power appliance oriented R&D, strive to make new breakthroughs  in Chinese solar power high-level  technology industrialized area. As the pioneer of this group, with the organization of the R&D team, Mr. Xue insists on personally involved in the scientific and technological innovation process, for now we had achieved 81 patents for innovation in solar photovoltaic and solar thermal area, with 294 patent technologies in total.
Individual Influence in Solar Power Industry
As the leading representative entrepreneur of Chinese solar photovoltaic integrated system and solar thermal  power industry , Mr. Xue was invited to series of conferences of  national  grade, and attended as  the honored guest to the grand meetings of this industry and economic forums, such as to attend the 2014 Boao Forum for Asia, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation(APEC) CEO Summit, 2014 Coordinated Development Forum of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei (delivered remarks as the special guest  on the importance of solar power in the coordinated development of  Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei) and the 2015 Boao Forum for Asia .
In the year of 2015, as the unique representative of solar thermal power area, Mr. Xue was granted as the director of China Energy Research Society (CERS), mainly participating in the research of the industrialized development of Chinese solar thermal power generation.
Remarkable achievements
Rayspower Group is the leading enterprise in the domestic solar thermal power area, since the year of 2011, the company initiated investment in building the production line of parabolic trough mirrors with model of RP1, RP2, RP3 and RP4, which is the only production line in Asia to manufacture the flexible CSP mirrors, and made up the blank of high precision core equipment manufacturing of the Chinese solar thermal power generation industry. Rayspower also owned the first set of domestic assemble test equipment of solar thermal power generation with parabolic integrated system, with matured integrated experience on collector assembling.
As the first decisive enterprise in the Chinese solar thermal power generation industry, Rayspower not only participated in compiling the industry standard and the industry policies of national solar thermal power generation, but also involved in several domestic pilot and demonstration projects of solar thermal generation ,such as Yanqing 863 PT thermal collection test platform construction project , launched by CAS (Chinese Academy of Sciences) under the 12th Five -year Plan, 863 program( National High-tech R&D program).PT collection platform launched by CAS  Institute of Physics, Demonstration project of Binhai Campus of Tianjin University. As well as cooperate with much research work of the 13th Five-year plan, actively promote the healthy development of this industry.
Under the initiating of Mr. Xue, since the year of 2011,Rayspower had undertook continuously for 6 years of the CSP Forum of China New Energy International Forum of China New Energy Chamber of Commerce , we spare no efforts to promote the development of domestic solar thermal power industry. From 2013 to 2016, Rayspower had drafted the relevant resolutions of solar thermal generation, and passed to the China New Energy Chamber of Commerce, which had attracted the attention of the government on solar thermal industry, boosted the development of solar power industry, and made significant promotions to the government policy-making and the rapid development of this industry.


Jun Zong

Company: State Power Investment Central Research Institute
Position: Director of Solar Energy Research Department
Title: Professor
1983-1987, School of Physics, Peking University (Bachelor Degree)
1987-1992, Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (Master Degree)
1992-1997, Department of physics, The University of Hong Kong (Doctor Degree)
1997-2000, A &P Instrument Co., Ltd. (North District Manager)
2000-2005, Innova Superconductor Technology (Vice General Manager)
2005-2012, KLA-Tencor Technology Company (North District Manager)
2012-present, State Power Investment Central Research Institute (Director of Research Department, Director of Solar Energy Research Department)
Major Achievements:
1, Engaged in the basic theoretical research on amorphous silicon thin film solar cell during the study period in University of Chinese Academy of Sciences.
2, Engaged in the research on Synthesis and mechanism of high temperature superconducting materials during the period of Dr.
3, Engaged in the research on the production technology of high temperature superconducting wire, and the application and extension of superconducting materials during working in Innova Superconductor Technology. Besides, the research on Synthesis and application of high temperature superconducting materials won Second Class Prizes of The State Scientific and Technological Progress Award.
4, Engaged in sales and service in the north district during working in KLA-Tencor Technology Company, which is the world's largest supplier of semiconductor as well as solar energy production and test equipment, in the U.S.


Zhihao Yao Ph.D

Vice Chairman of China National Solar Thermal Energy Alliance
SunCan Co., Ltd 
Founder, CEO & CTO
Personal Resume
Zhihao Yao, born in 1982, in Huzhou City, Zhejiang province. He was China’s first Ph.D graduate in general design and system integration of solar thermal power plant. 
2004 - 2009, studied in Institute of Electrical Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences for Ph.D degree;
2006-2007, visiting scholar of Korea Institute of Energy Research. He has participated in a number of National Natural Science Foundation, National 863 and 973 Programs, solar thermal power key projects and international scientific cooperation projects, published many articles in SCI, EI, ISTP and other publications , was responsible for the secretary work on establishing China National Solar Thermal 
Energy Alliance which is under the guidance of Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’ Republic of China
In 2012, A Joint Venture Company named SunCan Co., Ltd (SunCan) was established by Beijing Shouhang IHW Resource Saving Technology Co., Ltd (SZ 002665), one of the biggest manufacturer of Air Cooling Condenser (ACC) for steam power plants in China, and an entrepreneurial team of experienced professionals led by Dr. Zhihao Yao. SunCan has a registered capital of 100 million RMB, mainly focusingon the business of solar thermal power generation sector. Now he is the CEO & CTO of SunCan Co., Ltd, Vice Chairman of China New Energy Chamber of Commerce and the Executive Director of the National Federation of solar thermal power generation special committee.
Main Performance
Dr. Zhihao Yao has been working in the field of solar thermal power for over 10 years. During the period of studying in Institute of Electrical Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, he involved in several important research projects of solar thermal power generation. In the past 3 years, he and his team completed a number of solar thermal power generation core technology development, built up the complete system of industry chain. SunCan has constructed a 1 MWt parabolic trough demonstration loop by using 100% localization of equipment and technology.
SunCan won the bidding award of the EPC contractor of China’s first commercial 50 MW solar thermal power project. Meanwhile, with his much effort, the country’s first 10 MW molten salt solar tower with 15 hours storage power plant is under construction. Under his leadership, SunCan became the only company in China that has the reference of both parabolic trough and tower commercial projects under construction within 3 years. Several technical indicators, like control, transmission have reached the international advanced level. Now he is presenting SunCan in overseas solar thermal market.
During the serving time of the Executive Vice President of National Federation of New Energy Chamber of Commerce, he has organized a number of activities related to solar thermal power generation, expanding the influence in the energy sector and enhancing a louder voice for the solar thermal industry.

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