The Sino-Greek Renewable Energy Workshop was held in Beijing on December 14th, 2007. The Workshop was jointly proposed by Vice Minister Wu Zhongze of Science and Technology and Mr. Frias, Development Minister of Greek at the mid-term meeting of the 10th Sino-Greek Joint Committee on Science and Technology. The workshop was held soon after the Chinese government issued The International Scientific and Technological Cooperation Program on New and Renewable Energy.
Chinese and Greek scientists from the areas of solar energy, photovoltage, wind energy, biomass energy and hydropower attended the workshop, introducing status quos and prospects of their own areas and discussing on topics of common interest. The Greek Heliotron Energy S.A. attracted attention for its introduction of the thermal energy polygeneration and supply system. The two sides also explored the potentials of industrialization cooperation.