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Clean Energy Ministerial and World Bank to Help Countries Scale Up, Integrate Renewable Energy in Grids

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Clean Energy Ministerial and World Bank to Help Countries Scale Up, Integrate Renewable Energy in Grids

The Clean Energy Ministerial and the World Bank’s Energy Sector Management Assistance Program will work together to deliver targeted technical assistance to help developing and middle-income countries integrate large shares of wind and solar energy into their electricity grids. Together, the initiatives will deliver the most advanced knowledge—from technical integration of variable renewable energy (VRE) and smart grids to harmonized policy and regulatory frameworks—that will draw from the experiences of vanguard countries already managing high percentages of wind and solar penetration.

Presentation at COP20 Highlights Impacts of Clean Energy Ministerial in Building a Low Carbon Technology Pathway

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Presentation at COP20 Highlights Impacts of Clean Energy Ministerial in Building a Low Carbon Technology Pathway

Low-carbon energy technologies are a necessary part of any strategy to meet climate goals. On 9 December, the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) hosted a panel discussion during the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP 20) in Lima, Peru. Representatives of several CEM member governments gathered to discuss the impacts of the CEM’s work to accelerate the transition to clean, low-carbon energy among the world’s largest economies and major emitters, as well as the role that the CEM can play in implementing actions and polices to help countries meet their energy-related contributions in a new climate agreement.

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.  

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. 

Clean Energy Ministerial Publication Wins Communication Award

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Clean Energy Ministerial Publication Wins Communication Award

The Public-Private Roundtables at the Fourth Clean Energy Ministerial report earned an award of excellence from the Society for Technical Communication

Multilateral Solar and Wind Energy Working Group Meets In Abu Dhabi

Friday, February 21, 2014
Multilateral Solar and Wind Energy Working Group Meets In Abu Dhabi

Expansion of the Global Atlas, capacity building activities, and the plans for the econValue project report discussed

The Multilateral Working Group on Solar and Wind Energy Technologies (MWGSW) recently met in Abu Dhabi to review progress made by each of the working group’s projects and to plan future work.

Energy Innovation Creates Opportunities for Outsized Returns

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Energy Innovation Creates Opportunities for Outsized Returns

Presentation by C3E Ambassador makes case for cleantech investment

A presentation by Nancy Pfund argues that investment professionals should rebalance their portfolios to capture the upside of energy innovation and reduce exposure to carbon-related risk.

Clean Energy Ministerial Presentation at COP19 Highlights Results of Unique Global Forum

Friday, November 22, 2013
Clean Energy Ministerial Presentation at COP19 Highlights Results of Unique Global Forum

During a presentation on the sidelines of the climate change negotiations in Warsaw, the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) was highlighted for its unique collaborative process and the multinational efforts that are taking place to accelerate the transition to clean energy.

India Releases Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Policy Database

Monday, October 7, 2013
India Releases Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Policy Database

Clean Energy Solutions Center supports development of IREEED, first-ever database of central and state government energy policies and incentives in India

The Indian Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Policy Database (IREEED) provides concise clean energy and energy efficiency policy summaries for consumers, businesses, project developers, and policy makers.

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