Hollywood movie-star governor Arnold Schwarzenegger said here Tuesday energy cooperation between the United States and China has been fruitful.
This solar chip was invented by the technology from the US Silicon Valley and now produced in China's southern city of Shenzhen, the visiting California state governor told his audience at an international conference on China-US relations.
The two countries face a prosperous future in cooperation in the energy sector and sustainable development, said Schwarzenegger.
His view was echoed by Zhang Guobao, vice minister in charge of China's State Development and Reform Commission, who said that China and the United States, as two of the world's biggest oil producers and consumers, share common interests in securing stable energy supply, maintaining stability in the world oil market and protecting the environment.
Companies of both countries have conducted cooperation in such fields as oil and gas exploration, renewable energy development, energy efficiency and clean energy technology, Zhang said.
According to Zhang, US oil companies invested or participated in more than 30 oil and gas projects in China and the two governments also maintained close cooperation in the energy sector.
Energy analysts believed that developed countries, including the United States, have advanced technology in energy exploration and energy efficiency, which China badly needs to boost its economic development.
"China has much to learn from the developed countries about advanced technologies concerning renewable energy, energy efficiency to score sustainable development," Zhang said.