State Grid Corporation of China President Zhenya Liu Authors New Elsevier Book on Global Energy

Book focuses on clean, efficient and sustainable development of global energy

Waltham, MA, September 22, 2015

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the publication of Global Energy Interconnection by Zhenya Liu, President and CEO of the State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC). This is the third book released under the co-publishing agreement between Elsevier and China Electric Power Press (CEPP), the publishing subsidiary of SGCC.

Professor Liu recently participated in the Edison Electric Institute’s seminar, “Internet to Interconnections – Global Energy Interconnection,”  where his new book was launched. At the seminar on September 14 attended by several United Nations representatives and other prominent figures in the energy community, Professor Liu discussed energy as a core issue in socio-economic development. He indicated that we should be solving energy problems and challenges with longer-term strategies that account for resource constraints, environmental pollution and climate change.

The books co-published by Elsevier and CEPP can help researchers, students and professionals solve global energy challenges. The newest book, Global Energy Interconnection, analyzes the current situation and the challenges of global energy development. It provides readers with objectives, strategy, basic patterns, construction methods and development modes for a global energy network. Based on the predicted global energy and electricity supply and demand, the book offers new solutions to drive the safe, clean, highly efficient and sustainable development of global energy through the development of UHV AC/DC and smart grid technologies.

The books co-published by Elsevier and CEPP under the Academic Press imprint are:

The books are available on the Elsevier Store and on ScienceDirect, Elsevier’s full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from over 2,200 peer-reviewed journals and more than 33,000 book titles.

As one of the world’s largest electricity utility business, SGCC is number seven on the Fortune Global 500 2014 list and supplies power to 88 percent of China in an area populated by over one billion people. The company is a leader in UHV core technology research and development,  equipment development, as well as construction, standards development and operational management.


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