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Clean Energy Ministerial Releases CEM7 Roundtables Summary Report

Tuesday, October 04, 2016
Clean Energy Ministerial Releases CEM7 Roundtables Summary Report

Report offers insights from candid dialogues among industry, government, and other clean energy experts

The Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM7) Roundtables Summary Report summarizes outcomes from the four public–private roundtables held as part of CEM7 in San Francisco, California, United States, in June 2016. The report captures key messages and recommendations of the government and private-sector leaders who participated in the discussions.

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

Thursday, June 02, 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 02, 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.

Global Leaders Launch Initiatives to Jumpstart Off-Grid Clean Energy Services Market

Thursday, June 02, 2016
Global Leaders Launch Initiatives to Jumpstart Off-Grid Clean Energy Services Market

Global LEAP Partners Unveil Innovative New Efforts to Deploy Clean Energy to Under-Electrified Communities throughout the Developing World

Partners in the Global Lighting and Energy Access Partnership (Global LEAP), an initiative of the Clean Energy Ministerial led by the U.S. Department of Energy, today announced a slate of new investments to advance the global market for off-grid renewable energy solutions. The efforts announced today will support the development and deployment of highly-energy efficient lighting and appliance products designed for use with small-scale distributed solar systems. These technologies are essential to achieving the United Nation’s 7th Sustainable Development Goal of achieving universal energy access by 2030.

Corporate Sourcing for Renewables Campaign Launches at Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial

Thursday, June 02, 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 02, 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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Energy Management Campaign Launches at Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial

Thursday, June 02, 2016
Energy Management Campaign Launches at Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial

Governments, companies, and international partners collaborate to accelerate implementation of ISO 50001

An international assembly of high-level clean energy leaders attending the 7th Clean Energy Ministerial launched the Energy Management Campaign, a new, high-level international effort to promote ISO 50001, the global energy management system standard. The Energy Management Campaign is a call to action—urging governments, business, industry, and other key partners to use the ISO 50001 standard as a transparent mechanism to demonstrate progress towards climate and energy goals. The Campaign aims to achieve 50,001 global certifications to ISO 50001 by 2020.

2015–16 Global LEAP Award Winners Announced at CEM7

Wednesday, June 01, 2016
2015–16 Global LEAP Award Winners Announced at CEM7

Awards recognize the world’s best off-grid televisions and fans, which are critical to global energy access efforts

The Clean Energy Ministerial has announced the Winners in the 2015–16 Global LEAP Awards, an international competition that identifies and promotes the world’s best, most energy-efficient off-grid appliances. This round of the Global LEAP Awards features competitions for televisions and fans that are designed for use with off-grid solar energy systems.

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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