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World’s Top Energy Ministers to Gather in San Francisco for 7th Clean Energy Ministerial and Inaugural Mission Innovation Ministerial

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
World’s Top Energy Ministers to Gather in San Francisco for 7th Clean Energy Ministerial and Inaugural Mission Innovation Ministerial

On June 1–2, Ministers to Focus on Advancing Clean Energy Cooperation and Implementing Paris Agreement Commitments among Nations with 90% of Clean Energy Investments and 75% of Emissions

Energy ministers and other high-level delegates from over 20 countries and the European Commission will gather in San Francisco, California, on June 1–2 for the seventh Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM7) and inaugural Mission Innovation (MI) Ministerial.

Clean Energy Solutions Center and Climate Technology Centre and Network Partner to Expand Clean Energy Policy Assistance for Developing Countries

Thursday, December 3, 2015
Clean Energy Solutions Center and Climate Technology Centre and Network Partner to Expand Clean Energy Policy Assistance for Developing Countries

Countries around the world are looking to implement policies and programs to deploy clean energy and reduce their carbon emissions. A new collaboration between the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Clean Energy Solutions Center and the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN), hosted by the United Nations Environmental Programme, will expand expert policy support to help developing countries bolster clean energy deployment.

Nine Women Honored for Leadership and Achievements at Annual U.S. C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium

Thursday, November 5, 2015
Nine Women Honored for Leadership and Achievements at Annual U.S. C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium

At fourth Symposium, U.S. Department of Energy and MIT Energy Initiative make eight awards to mid-career women leaders and confer lifetime achievement award to CA Air Resources Board Chair Mary Nichols

For the fourth year, the U.S. Clean Energy Education & Empowerment (C3E) program has recognized the outstanding leadership and extraordinary achievements of mid-career women working to advance clean energy. Nine remarkable women were honored during the annual C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium, held on November 4 and 5 at MIT.

Policies to Spur Energy Access

Monday, September 21, 2015
Policies to Spur Energy Access

The Clean Energy Solutions Center's Policies to Spur Energy Access is a comprehensive report that reveals policy options for developing countries to engage the private sector in creating market solutions to energy access.

World Energy Leaders at Sixth Clean Energy Ministerial Announce Ambitious Efforts to Advance Clean Energy Worldwide

Thursday, May 28, 2015
World Energy Leaders at Sixth Clean Energy Ministerial Announce Ambitious Efforts to Advance Clean Energy Worldwide

Energy Ministers Announce “CEM 2.0,” New Global Initiatives, the United States as the Next CEM Host, and China Intends to Host CEM8 Host

At the sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6), Mexico Secretary of Energy Pedro Joaquín Coldwell, U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, China Minister of Science and Technology Wan Gang and other world energy leaders announced ambitious actions to accelerate the global transition to clean energy. Ministers agreed to launch an enhanced, second phase of work under CEM, referred to as “CEM 2.0.” Ministers also launched three critical efforts to drive action in the clean energy space: a CEM Global Lighting Challenge, CEM Power System Challenge, and expanded Clean Energy Solutions Center with Finance Portal. To conclude CEM6, President Barack Obama announced in a video message that the United States will host CEM7 in 2016, which was followed by the announcement by China's Minister Wan Gang that China intends to host CEM8 in 2017.

Meeting clean energy goals - balancing the energy trilemma

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Meeting clean energy goals - balancing the energy trilemma

At the sixth Clean Energy Ministerial, Dr. Christoph Frei of the World Energy Council introduced the trilemma and presented insights gathered through national workshops on the challenges and opportunities for CEM member countries to meet clean energy goals.

World Energy Trilemma

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
World Energy Trilemma

Priority actions on climate change and how to balance the trilemma

The report reviews the views of energy sector stakeholders interviewed by the World Energy Council on what is needed from the 2015 negotiations in Paris on climate change (COP21) to enable them to continue to make progress on balancing the trilemma goals effectively across all the regions of the world. The report also identifies five enablers that are key to the successful transition to a low-carbon energy system.

Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2015

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2015

Energy Technology Perspectives 2015 Excerpt, IEA Input to the Clean Energy Ministerial

Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2015 reviews progress in 19 energy technology/sector areas & identifies key policy and technology measures that energy ministers and their governments can take to scale up deployment, while also demonstrating the potential to save energy and reduce emissions.

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