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Xizhou Zhou
Vice President and Managing Director, Global Power and Renewables, IHS Markit
Xizhou Zhou is a vice president in the Climate & Sustainability Group at IHS Markit and leads the company’s power and renewables practice globally.
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Mr. Zhou has expertise in power and renewable market fundamentals analysis and forecasting, power market design and policy analysis, renewable energy business models, and company strategies, among other areas. He previously headed the firm's Power, Gas, Coal, and Renewables practice in Asia Pacific while based in Beijing, where he significantly expanded the group's research and consulting coverage across the region with new teams established in Singapore, Seoul, Tokyo, Delhi, Penang, and Brisbane. Mr. Zhou began his career at IHS Markit through one of its predecessor companies, Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA), as part of its Emerging Markets and Global Power groups in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Before that, he worked as a consultant on regulatory economics for Industrial Economics, Inc. in Boston and as a research analyst at the World Resources Institute in Washington, DC. Fluent in Mandarin Chinese and proficient in Spanish, Mr. Zhou holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Environmental Management, both from Yale University in the United States. He serves as an editorial board member of China Petroleum Society's official journal, Guoji Shiyou Jingji (International Petroleum Economics). He is currently based in Washington, DC.

Industry expertise
Climate and Sustainability
Batteries & Energy Storage
Clean Technology & Renewables
Solar Power
Wind Power
Areas of interest
Decarbonization
Power Market Investment Strategies
Electric Generation Costs
Electric Power Markets
Electricity Demand
Electricity Market Modeling and Analysis
Electric Generation Commercial Due Diligence
Energy & Climate Scenarios
Energy Geopolitics
Energy Investment Analysis
Energy Transition
Power Market Contracts
Electricity Policy and Regulation
Regional focus
Global, North America
Languages
English, Chinese
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