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Tracking Clean Energy Progress: Setting the Scene for the Clean Energy Ministerial

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Tracking Clean Energy Progress: Setting the Scene for the Clean Energy Ministerial

At the seventh Clean Energy Ministerial, Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), provided an overview of clean energy progress based on the IEA’s 2016 Energy Technology Perspectives.

The CEM – Thoughts of the Past 6 Years and Thoughts for the Next 6 Years

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
The CEM – Thoughts of the Past 6 Years and Thoughts for the Next 6 Years

Former U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu gave a keynote address at the seventh Clean Energy Ministerial, discussing the status of clean energy goals and strategies that have been effective thus far in moving us toward those goals.

REN21 2016 Renewables Global Status Report

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
REN21 2016 Renewables Global Status Report

At the seventh Clean Energy Ministerial, Arthouros Zervos, Chair of the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21), presented on the REN21 Renewables 2016 Global Status Report.

Bloomberg New Energy Finance: New Energy Outlook 2016

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Bloomberg New Energy Finance: New Energy Outlook 2016

At the seventh Clean Energy Ministerial, Michael Liebreich of Bloomberg New Energy Finance reported on recent trends in clean energy finance and investment around the world.

Global Lighting Challenge Announces 8 Billion LED Lights Pledged Toward 10 Billion Goal at CEM7

Thursday, June 2, 2016
Global Lighting Challenge Announces 8 Billion LED Lights Pledged Toward 10 Billion Goal at CEM7

At the Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM7), Nils Vikmång, State Secretary from Ministry of the Environment and Energy in Sweden, and Bill Bien, Head of Strategy of Philips Lighting, announced that the Clean Energy Ministerial’s (CEM) Global Lighting Challenge has more than eight billion LED lighting products pledged toward the 10 billion goal, and more than 100 million deployed around the world. 

Clean Energy Ministerial Launches Advanced Cooling Challenge

Thursday, June 2, 2016
Clean Energy Ministerial Launches Advanced Cooling Challenge

Governments and industry challenged to lead a revolution in cooling technology

The Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) launched the Advanced Cooling Challenge (AC Challenge) at CEM7 in San Francisco, California today. This global campaign challenges governments, companies, and other stakeholders to develop and deploy at scale super-efficient, smart, climate-friendly, and affordable cooling technologies that are critical for prosperous and healthy societies.

Corporate Sourcing for Renewables Campaign Launches at Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial

Thursday, June 2, 2016
Corporate Sourcing for Renewables Campaign Launches at Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial

Governments, companies, and international partners collaborate to accelerate the transition to clean energy through private sector sourcing

An international assembly of high-level clean energy leaders attending the Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM7) has launched the Corporate Sourcing for Renewables Campaign, a collaborative drive to significantly increase the number of companies around the world powering operations with renewable energy.

World’s Energy and Business Leaders Announce Actions to Accelerate Global Deployment of Technologies at Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial

Thursday, June 2, 2016
World’s Energy and Business Leaders Announce Actions to Accelerate Global Deployment of Technologies at Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial

Energy Ministers Launch New Campaigns on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy to Help Spur Implementation of Paris Commitments

Energy ministers and other high-level delegates from 23 countries and the European Union today announced new commitments to expand clean energy deployment and cut global carbon emissions while driving economic growth at the seventh Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM7).
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World’s Energy Leaders to Gather in San Francisco for 7th Clean Energy Ministerial and Inaugural Mission Innovation Ministerial

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
World’s Energy Leaders to Gather in San Francisco for 7th Clean Energy Ministerial and Inaugural Mission Innovation Ministerial

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

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). Included in the two-day agenda will be a series of major announcements, report launches, and commitments from business and government leaders from around the world. 

ISGAN and GSGF Announce Winners of Annual Smart Grids Competitions

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
ISGAN and GSGF Announce Winners of Annual Smart Grids Competitions

CenterPoint Energy Smart Grid won the ISGAN Award of Excellence and the GSGF Best Smartgrid Project Award for 2016, by exemplifiying the competition's theme of ‘Excellence in Smart Grids for Reliable Electricity Service.' The ISGAN and GSGF awards showcase global leadership and innovation in smart grids.
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