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The CEM Launches New Advanced Power Plant Flexibility Campaign

Thursday, June 08, 2017
The CEM Launches New Advanced Power Plant Flexibility Campaign

The Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) Advanced Power Plant Flexibility Campaign is set up to build strong momentum and commitment from participants to implement solutions that make power plants more flexible. Flexibility is critical to integrate wind and solar energy into power systems. The campaign covers all forms of dispatchable power plants, particularly coal, gas, hydro and bioenergy.

CEM8: The Clean Energy Challenge Demands Shared Global Leadership

Thursday, June 08, 2017
CEM8: The Clean Energy Challenge Demands Shared Global Leadership

At the eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8), held in Beijing, China on 6-8 June 2017, energy ministers and heads of delegation announced more ambitious goals for the CEM’s work in the area of electric vehicles (EV30@30), urban energy systems, buildings efficiency, and advanced power plant flexibility (APPF);  exchanged views with global business leaders, energy experts from industry, academia, and international organisations in four public-private roundtable discussions; and launched a new era of ‘shared global leadership’ for the CEM.

CEM’s Advanced Cooling Challenge Recruited $1.4 billion in Investments to Promote Efficient Cooling Technology

Thursday, June 08, 2017
CEM’s Advanced Cooling Challenge Recruited $1.4 billion in Investments to Promote Efficient Cooling Technology

Since its launch one year ago, the Advanced Cooling Challenge has recruited 26 commitments & $1.4 billion in investments from national governments, and global leading manufacturers, institutions, & NGOs

Today, at the eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8), the Advanced Cooling Challenge (ACC) announced that it has recruited 26 commitments and $USD 1.4 billion of investments towards developing and deploying energy-efficient air conditioners that use low global warming potential (GWP) refrigerants.

CEM’s Global Lighting Challenge Announces 14 Billion Efficient Lighting Products Committed in Two Years

Tuesday, June 06, 2017
CEM’s Global Lighting Challenge Announces 14 Billion Efficient Lighting Products Committed in Two Years

13 new companies have committed 6 billion products to advance efficient lighting

At an Eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8) side event on efficient lighting, 13 companies announced new commitments to the Global Lighting Challenge (GLC) totaling nearly 6 billion LED lighting products. The GLC has now reached 14 billion high efficiency, high quality lighting products committed, surpassing its 10 billion light goal set at the sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6) two years ago.

A New Era of Shared Clean-Energy Leadership Begins in China

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
A New Era of Shared Clean-Energy Leadership Begins in China

There is a new reality in clean energy. The world’s major emerging economies – including China, India, and several others – are moving to the center stage of the clean energy transition. Christian Zinglersen, Head of the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) Secretariat, explains how the CEM is bringing together major industrialized and emerging economies to focus on clean energy technologies and policies, reduce environmental impacts, and ensure reliable and affordable supplies. The upcoming eighth Clean Energy Ministerial in Beijing reflects the key role of emerging economies in clean energy.

Corporate Sourcing of Renewables Day Side Event at CEM8

Friday, May 12, 2017
Corporate Sourcing of Renewables Day Side Event at CEM8

The Corporate Sourcing of Renewables Day, to be held as a side event at the eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8) on 7 June, will feature high-level speakers from business and governments discussing corporate demand for cost-competitive renewable energy, its potential to accelerate renewables deployment and meet climate targets, and the necessary enabling frameworks.

Delegates Come Together to Prepare for the Eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8)

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Delegates Come Together to Prepare for the Eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8)

The eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8) preparatory meeting was hosted by the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium. Senior level officials and other delegates from the CEM member governments spent two days discussing the agenda, priorities, and desired outcomes of CEM8, which will be hosted by the Republic of China and take place in Beijing on 7–8 June.
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