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Jiayin Song

  • China

Jiayin Song is a Manager at Rocky Mountain Institute’s Beijing Office. She’s now leading the Business Renewables Center China work helping corporates procure renewable energy in China. She joined RMI in April 2015 and helped set up RMI’s Beijing office and RMI’s China city program. She has developed expertise in multiple areas including passenger mobility transformation (with a focus on autonomous vehicles and mobility as a service) as well as industry and city peaking work.


Prior to RMI, Jiayin was in a three-year General Management Trainee Rotation Program at Mars China, as a strategy manager in Mars Petcare China.


BS, Environmental Sciences, Fudan University

MS, Environmental Management, Duke University


Beijing, China


China’s Move Away from Voluntary Green Certificates: Implications for Corporate Renewable Procurement

How U.S. Freight Efficiency Increased Through NACFE


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Authored Works
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Achieving a Green Recovery for China

The report articulates four core principles of strategic stimulus and recovery for global responses to the COVID-19 pandemic and economic downturn that can simultaneously benefit the economy, the environment, and our communities. These principles provide an important framework for planning and evaluating future stimulus efforts.

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Corporate Renewable Energy Procurement in China

The past year has been an exciting time for corporate renewable energy procurement in China. The Chinese National Energy Administration (NEA) released three drafts of a new Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) policy for comment and intends to implement this policy on January 1, 2019. Concurrently, an increasing number of companies…

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China’s Move Away from Voluntary Green Certificates: Implications for Corporate Renewable Procurement

On March 23, 2018, China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) released for comment a draft of a groundbreaking national policy, the Renewable Portfolio Standard and Assessment Methods (the “draft policy”), that would create a market for renewable energy certificates (RECs). The new REC market is a positive signal and could be…