David Fridley

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1 Cyclotron Road MS 90R2121
Berkeley CA 94720
Office Location: 90-2110
(510) 486-7318

Mr. Fridley has 25 years of experience working and living in China. Prior to 1993, Mr. Fridley led the China Energy Project at the East-West Center in Hawaii primarily in the area of petroleum supply and demand, refinery analysis and modeling, international oil trade and energy policy, and concurrently was a consultant with Fesharaki Associates. From 1993 to 1995, he worked as Business Development Manager in refining and marketing for Caltex China. Currently, Mr. Fridley is a staff scientist at the China Energy Group where his research involves extensive collaboration with the Chinese on end-use energy efficiency, industrial energy use, government energy management programs, data compilation and analysis, medium and long term energy policy research. He is a Mandarin speaker.

This publications database is an ongoing project, and not all Division publications are represented here yet.



Fridley, David, Nina Zheng, Nan Zhou, Nathaniel T. Aden, Jieming Lin, Jianhong Cheng, and Tomoyuki Sakamoto. China Refrigerator Information Label: Specification Development and Potential Impact. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; China National Institute of Standardization; The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan, 2008. Download: PDF (1.13 MB)


Fridley, David, Nathaniel T. Aden, and Nan Zhou. China’s Building Energy Use. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2007. Download: PDF (164.53 KB)
Lin, Jieming, Nan Zhou, Mark D. Levine, and David Fridley. Taking out one billion tons of CO2: the magic of China’s 11th five year plan?. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2007. Download: PDF (303.24 KB)


Van Wie McGrory, Laura, Philip Coleman, David Fridley, Jeffrey P. Harris, and Edgar Villasenor Franco. Two Paths to Transforming Markets through Public Sector Energy Efficiency: Bottom Up versus Top Down In 2006 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings . Vol. 6. Pacific Grove, CA, 2006. Download: PDF (280.13 KB)