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Clean Energy Ministerial Releases CEM5 Roundtables Report

Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Clean Energy Ministerial Releases CEM5 Roundtables Report

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

The Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) has released a report summarizing key outcomes from the six public-private roundtables that were held as part of the fifth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM5) in Seoul in May 2014. The report captures the key messages and recommendations of the government and private-sector leaders who participated in the discussions.

New Report Highlights Economic Value of Solar and Wind Energy

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
New Report Highlights Economic Value of Solar and Wind Energy

econValue report from CEM’s solar and wind initiative shows how renewables can increase jobs, incomes, and manufacturing

According to a new econValue report released by the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Multilateral Solar and Wind Working Group, large-scale deployment of renewable energy can create jobs, increase incomes, improve trade balances, and contribute to industrial development—if the right policies and frameworks are in place.  

EVI Research Highlights the Potential for Electric Vehicles in India

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
EVI Research Highlights the Potential for Electric Vehicles in India

EVs could save 4.8 billion barrels of oil, 270 million tons carbon dioxide (CO2)

A new report by the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Electric Vehicles Initiative (EVI) shows the substantial impact that electric vehicle (EV) deployment would have on India’s oil consumption and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. Assessing and Accelerating Vehicle Deployment in India finds that the benefits of EVs in India are greater than expected when real-world driving conditions are taken into account.

Children's Investment Fund Foundation and 21st Century Power Partnership Team Up to Help Mexico Transform Its Power Sector

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Children's Investment Fund Foundation and 21st Century Power Partnership Team Up to Help Mexico Transform Its Power Sector

The Children's Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) will provide up to $3.9 million to the 21st Century Power Partnership to create and operate a platform for power sector technical support for the Mexican federal government. This program will help Mexico achieve secure, reliable, and clean electricity as part of its energy reform agenda.

World Energy Leaders Highlight Progress and Announce New Actions on Clean Energy at Fifth Clean Energy Ministerial

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
World Energy Leaders Highlight Progress and Announce New Actions on Clean Energy at Fifth Clean Energy Ministerial

Under the theme of “Act Together, Think Creative,” CEM5 focused on accelerating the transition to a global clean energy economy

On 12–13 May, energy leaders from the world’s largest economies and others gathered in Seoul for the fifth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM5) to strategize next steps in their efforts to accelerate the deployment of clean and efficient energy. Energy ministers and other high-level delegates highlighted progress made through the Ministerial’s collaborative initiatives and announced new and expanded actions that will enhance clean energy supply, improve energy efficiency, and expand clean energy access around the world. 

ISGAN and GSGF Recognize Entergy New Orleans’ “SmartView” AMI Pilot as 2014 ISGAN Award of Excellence Winner

Monday, May 12, 2014
ISGAN and GSGF Recognize Entergy New Orleans’ “SmartView”  AMI Pilot as 2014 ISGAN Award of Excellence Winner

Awards program showcases world’s leading smart grid consumer engagement programs

Today, during the fifth Clean Energy Ministerial in Seoul, Korea, the International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN) and the Global Smart Grid Federation (GSGF) announced Entergy New Orleans, Inc.’s “SmartView” Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) pilot project as the winner of the first-ever ISGAN Award of Excellence.

Clean Energy Solutions Center, IRENA Partner to Support Renewable Energy Policy Advice Network (REPAN)

Monday, May 12, 2014
Clean Energy Solutions Center, IRENA Partner to Support Renewable Energy Policy Advice Network (REPAN)

New agreement expands the scope of activity for global network of renewable energy experts

The Clean Energy Solutions Center, an initiative of the Clean Energy Ministerial, and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have formalized a collaboration that will help accelerate the global deployment of renewable energy. The jointly led Renewable Energy Policy Advice Network (REPAN) will leverage both organizations’ resources by coordinating a global network of experts and practitioners to help countries design and implement renewable energy policies and programs.

Global LEAP Awards Names Winning Off-Grid Color Televisions and LED Lighting Appliances

Monday, May 12, 2014
Global LEAP Awards Names Winning Off-Grid Color Televisions and LED Lighting Appliances

Winners have been named for the inaugural Global LEAP Outstanding Off-Grid Appliance Awards competition, a Clean Energy Ministerial initiative to identify and promote the world's best, most energy-efficient off-grid color televisions and LED room lighting appliances.

SEAD Announces Competition to Identify World’s Most Energy-Efficient Lighting

Monday, May 12, 2014
SEAD Announces Competition to Identify World’s Most Energy-Efficient Lighting

The Clean Energy Ministerial’s Super-efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) Initiative announced a competition to recognize the most energy-efficient lighting around the world. By identifying and promoting the world’s most energy-efficient lamps and luminaires, the SEAD competition will spur greater innovation among manufacturers and help buyers make informed purchasing decisions that can lower energy bills.

Finalists Announced for the Global LEAP Awards for World’s Best Off-Grid Color Televisions and LED Lighting Appliances

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Finalists Announced for the Global LEAP Awards for World’s Best Off-Grid Color Televisions and LED Lighting Appliances

Finalists are among the world’s best off-grid-compatible low-voltage appliances

Finalists have been named for the Global LEAP Outstanding Off-Grid Appliance Awards competition, which identifies and promotes the world’s best, most energy-efficient off-grid color televisions and LED room lighting appliances.Winners will be announced at the Fifth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM5) in Seoul, Korea, on 12 May 2014.
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