Sino-German Cooperation
on Biodiversity, Climate and Environment
On behalf of International Climate Initiative (IKI)

Training for Shanghai Environment and Energy Exchange

13-15 November 2013 – In the process of finalizing the preparations for the trading system and about to launch its ETS, Shanghai welcomed GIZ’s support with addressing final questions concerning the trading platform and its daily operation. The project invited Mr. Ekkehard Will, Senior Expert at the European Energy Exchange AG (EEX), to conduct technical training for the Shanghai Environment and Energy Exchange (Shanghai EEX).


Mr. Will has long-term experiences in emissions and energy trading as well as technical and financial issues related to exchanges. He shared valuable insights on technical questions that were raised by the workshop participants from Shanghai EEX. The training mainly focused on the daily management of a trading platform, trading products. Moreover, problems that might occur during the trading process were discussed and addressed with a specific reference to EU-ETS experiences.


All participants felt that the training met their expectations and was very useful for their future work. They especially highlighted that the addressed questions on risk management & control and of carbon price analysis can be used as a reference for their future work.


Moreover, participants were impressed by Mr. Will’s ability to share his vast professional experiences in carbon markets as well as to give recommendations on the trading process. This experience exchange and technical advice helped them to gain a better understanding of the overall exchange framework.



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Sino-German Cooperation on Climate Change (SGCCC)
Ms. Cao facilitates policy exchange between German and Chinese governments and coordinates work streams on south-south-north cooperation, climate legislation and finance to support China in strengthening its climate governance system. Besides, she supports the development of new projects. She studied at Humboldt University of Berlin, Free University of Berlin and Technical University of Munich, having extensive research experiences on climate and energy policies in China and Germany. Before joining GIZ, she worked at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) for many years.