In Jul. 2015, the State Council issued the Instruction about Active Promotion of “Internet+”, which marks the formal implementation of the IoE Strategy and indicates the emergency of working out methods for precise realization of the Chinese top-level design of the IoE.

On Nov. 7, Shu Hua, Vice Chairman of GCL and Chairman of GCL-SI (002506.SZ), delivered a themed speech about the Internet of Energy (“IoE”) at the IoE Sub-forum of the first International Forum of Energy Transitions jointly held by the National Energy Administration, the People’s Government of Jiangsu Province and the International Renewable Energy Agency. In his speech, Mr. Shu gave four pieces of advice about the development of the IoE, namely, (1) enhancing industrial guidance, (2) establishing demonstration parks of the IoE, (3) boosting comprehensive technological integration, and (4) proactively accelerating industry-finance integration. Mr. Shu also expressed his expectation that administrations, enterprises and utilities could work hand in hand to better develop the IoE.