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The Clean Energy Ministerial is a global forum to promote policies and share best practices to accelerate the global transition to clean energy.

CEM initiatives help reduce emissions, improve energy security, provide energy access, and sustain economic growth.

Statement of Support for IEA Housing CEM Secretariat from Energy Secretary Moniz

Statement of Support for IEA Housing CEM Secretariat from Energy Secretary Moniz
Statement of support from U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz regarding the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) moving its secretariat to the International Energy Agency (IEA) from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

10 Ways the Clean Energy Ministerial Is Helping Drive the World’s Clean Energy Revolution

10 Ways the Clean Energy Ministerial Is Helping Drive the World’s Clean Energy Revolution

If we’re going to solve the challenge of climate change, we need to make a rapid shift to clean energy. That’s why the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) was launched in 2010. At this year’s seventh annual Clean Energy Ministerial meeting, CEM7, energy ministers and business leaders from more than 25 countries will tackle a number of challenges, such as reaching the clean energy goals outlined in the COP21 Paris Climate Agreement. But the CEM is more than just a meeting. It’s also a collection of groundbreaking campaigns and initiatives that provide people around the world with the tools they need to join the clean energy revolution. This blog lists 10 ways that the CEM is advancing clean energy worldwide.

Sweden Challenges Other Countries to Join the Global Lighting Challenge

Sweden Challenges Other Countries to Join the Global Lighting Challenge
On 3 May, Minister Ibrahim Baylan launched Belysningsutmaningen, Sweden’s commitment to the Global Lighting Challenge. Together with public and private actors, the Swedish government now races to reduce by half the electricity demand for lighting by 2020 and challenges other countries to follow suit.

Media Coverage

Obama, Trudeau pledge to advance renewable energy integration as part of climate pact
PV Tech (10 March 2016)

U.S -UAE Partnerships on Sustainability on Display during Vice President Joe Biden’s Visit to Masdar City
MENA Herald (07 March 2016)

Global clean energy R&D push on course after Paris boost
PV Tech (02 February 2016)

LEDS in the spotlight at Smart Cities Conference
The Climate Group (04 January 2016)

Wifi, security, traffic and weather data are added boon of new streetlights
Times of Israel (27 December 2015)

Secretary Moniz Announces San Francisco As Site Of Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial
Los Alamos Daily Post (11 December 2015)

”Lampbyte sparar energi motsvarande 250 kolkraftverk”
Aftonbladet (07 December 2015)

Plan for 10 billion ultra-efficient LEDs lights up Paris climate summit
The Guardian (07 December 2015)

How We Solve Climate Change
energy.gov (05 December 2015)

The Bulb Over Energy Sec. Ernest Moniz's Head Is LED: 10 Billion For The World
Forbes (04 December 2015)

Alt er på spil ved COP21 i Paris
Jyllands-Posten (02 December 2015)

Off-grid appliances have room for growth in global market
ESI Africa (29 October 2015)

New Global Wind Atlas Provides Data At One-Kilometer Level
North American Windpower (21 October 2015)

FACT SHEET: Obama Administration Joins with Public and Private Sector to Increase Access to Off-Grid Clean Energy and the Deployment of Innovative Technologies Globally
WhiteHouse.gov (22 October 2015)

New IRENA Guide Helps Countries Integrate Larger Shares of Renewable Energy
Your Renewable News (8 October 2015)

A place in the sun: Challenges and perspectives for the future of solar
Transmission & Distribution World (3 October 2015)

Committing to clean energy: US, UAE strengthen cooperation
Al Bawaba Business (1 October 2015)