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Building a Global Low-Carbon Technology Pathway

Tuesday, December 09, 2014
Building a Global Low-Carbon Technology Pathway

At the 20th Conference of the Parties (COP20) in Lima, Peru, a live panel discussion highlighted CEM’s solid record of achievement in accelerating the transition to clean energy. It also focused on how the CEM can contribute to a successful outcome in the 2015 Paris climate negotiations and the role the CEM can play in the implementation of actions and policies to help countries meet their energy-related contributions in a new climate agreement.

Motors are everywhere and efficient – but they can be even better

Thursday, December 04, 2014
Motors are everywhere and efficient – but they can be even better

Material and technological breakthroughs are improving the energy efficiencies of induction and other electric motors by changing how motors work and are controlled. Continued international collaboration and open dialogue, such as that carried out through the SEAD initiative, will help to further shrink motors’ share of energy consumption over the years to come.

Buying energy-efficient products during the Black Friday shopping season

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Buying energy-efficient products during the Black Friday shopping season

Green is the new Black

Before visiting those retailers to take advantage of Black Friday and other holiday promotional sales, take a few minutes to ensure you are buying energy-efficient products. Consider the world’s most efficient models, as determined by the SEAD Global Efficiency Medal competitions, and remember that purchasing energy-efficient products is good for both the environment and your bank account.

C3E Spotlights Women Leaders in Clean Energy Careers

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
C3E Spotlights Women Leaders in Clean Energy Careers

Women are accustomed to being in the minority at clean energy sector conferences -- and in most science and engineering careers, for that matter. But for participants at the Women in Clean Energy Symposium, which kicked off today at MIT and will go through Wednesday, the tables are turned.

Accelerating the Clean-Energy Revolution

Thursday, May 08, 2014
Accelerating the Clean-Energy Revolution

This op-ed calls for governments at the fifth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM5) to make bolder and more ambitious commitments, which can help turn today’s clean-energy evolution into tomorrow’s clean-energy revolution. Jointly authored by Yoon Sang-Jick, Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy, Republic of Korea; and Ernest Moniz, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy.

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How Can TVs Improve Lives?

Friday, January 17, 2014
How Can TVs Improve Lives?

High-quality, super-efficient off-grid appliances are an extremely powerful energy access tool

Because they require electricity, televisions, mobile phones, and other appliances create and sustain demand for off-grid electric power systems like small-scale solar photovoltaic home systems.

GSEP Promoting Workforce Training Programs that Advance Proficiency in Energy Management

Thursday, January 09, 2014
GSEP Promoting Workforce Training Programs that Advance Proficiency in Energy Management

GSEP is helping countries refine and accelerate the development of effective programs that prepare their workforce to both successfully implement and manage energy management systems.

Clear interest in Sweden's energy transition at the IEA Ministerial meeting in Paris

Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Clear interest in Sweden's energy transition at the IEA Ministerial meeting in Paris

This blog article from Anna-Karin Hatt, Sweden's Minister for Information Technology and Energy, highlights Sweden's energy transition and how it is possible to combine high growth with increased sustainability.

Women Working Together to Lead the Clean Energy Future

Thursday, August 22, 2013
Women Working Together to Lead the Clean Energy Future

Women's leadership in clean energy may be key to ensuring energy access for all

Closing the energy access gap is a grand challenge of the modern era, and women’s empowerment may hold the key to unlock a solution.

GSEP Is Spreading the Word on Cool Roofs and Pavements

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
GSEP Is Spreading the Word on Cool Roofs and Pavements

Cool roofs and pavements can bounce solar energy back into the atmosphere. A new cool roofs and pavements knowledge base offers vital knowledge to support adopters and decision makers around the globe.

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