A Material Flow Analysis of Distributed Photovoltaic Application in Beijing with a Bottom-up Approach

Tao Wang

Peking University

I am a second-year master student at Peking University, supervised by Prof. Xin TONG. I major in Economic Geography, and currently focus on the topic of photovoltaic industry and its application.

Xin Tong

Peking University

Tong Xin is an Associate Professor in College of Urban and Environmental Science of Peking University. She is currently interested in the spatial dimension of industrial ecology, both theoretical and practical. She has been working on the Extended Producer Responsibility in e-waste managementin China, especially the response from the domestic industry at this policystrategy at national, regional and local level for years, now extending the research interests to cover the relation between the global environmental governance and the technological change in developing countries broadly. She also participated in consultancy projects, such as regional industrial strategic planning or industrial park planning for local governments in Beijing, Sichuan,Zhuhai, Ningbo, Foshan, Dongguan, Shenzhen, etc.


As the problems of energy shortage and environmental pollution becoming increasingly serious, quite a lot of scholars have examined the feasibility of radical energy transformation, where all energy is provided by wind, water... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Tao Wang (Peking University)
  2. Xin Tong (Peking University)

Topic Areas

• Socio-economic metabolism and material flow analysis , • Human behavior and rebound , • Sustainable energy systems


WS-16 » Multi-level socio-economic metabolism studies (13:45 - Wednesday, 28th June, Room G)

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