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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

2016-17 Global LEAP Awards for Off-Grid TVs & Fans Announced

2016-17 Global LEAP Awards for Off-Grid TVs & Fans Announced

The Global Lighting and Energy Access Partnership (Global LEAP) — a Clean Energ Ministerial initiative led by the U.S. Department of Energy and supported by a variety of development partners including Power Africa — has announced the Winners and Finalists of the 2016–17 Global LEAP Awards Television and Fan Competitions. The Global LEAP Awards identify and promote the world’s best, most energy-efficient appliances that are designed for use with off-grid solar energy systems.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Global Awards Program Recognizes Leadership in Energy Management

Global Awards Program Recognizes Leadership in Energy Management

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, Arabian Cement Company, and Mutua Madrileña Win Awards of Excellence in Energy Management

Thirty-seven organizations across 21 countries have been selected for global recognition as part of the second annual Energy Management Leadership Awards program sponsored by the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM), a high-level international forum that promotes clean energy.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

2017 U.S. C3E Awards Flyer

2017 U.S. C3E Awards Flyer

This flyer describes the 2017 U.S. C3E Awards, which recognize mid-career women working to advance renewable sources of energy, related technologies, or clean energy policy. The deadline to apply is 15 March 2017. 

Thursday, February 2, 2017

C3E Announces Sixth Annual Awards

C3E Announces Sixth Annual Awards

Clean Energy Ministerial’s Women in Clean Energy Initiative Is Accepting Nominations

The U.S. Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) initiative of the Clean Energy Ministerial is now accepting nominations for the Sixth Annual C3E Awards. The C3E Awards recognize the outstanding leadership and accomplishments of mid-career women working in clean energy throughout the United States.

Friday, January 27, 2017

2016 C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium Videos

2016 C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium Videos

Eighteen videos capture the presentations, panels, and award deliveries from the 2016 Women in Clean Energy Symposium, held May 31. The 2016 Symposium was centered around the theme The Role of Women Internationally in Decarbonizing our Energy Future. 

Monday, November 28, 2016

Energy Management Leadership Awards: Read Application Tips and Meet the Judges

Energy Management Leadership Awards: Read Application Tips and Meet the Judges

Organizations around the world with ISO 50001-certified energy management systems are encouraged to showcase their accomplishments through a prestigious awards program from the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM). Top winners will be honored at the eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8) meeting in Beijing, China, attended by energy ministers and corporate leaders from around the globe. This blog provides tips for successful entries and a list of the international experts who will judge applications.

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Swedish Energy Network Announces Power Woman of the Year

Swedish Energy Network Announces Power Woman of the Year

On 25 October, the Swedish female network Kraftkvinnorna, or “Power Women,” hosted its first “Power Woman of the Year” award ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden. Power Women, created in the spring of 2015, works to promote and support female advancement and attract women to the Swedish energy sector. The three Swedish C3E Ambassadors—Elisabet Falemo, Elin Löfblad, and Annika Viklund—are also members of Power Women.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

2017 Global Energy Management Awards Program Launches, Now Accepting Entries

2017 Global Energy Management Awards Program Launches, Now Accepting Entries

Top winners to be honored on international stage at eighth Clean Energy Ministerial in 2017

Announced today, the 2017 CEM Energy Management Leadership Awards will raise global awareness of the benefits of energy management and accelerate uptake of these systems to support corporate, national, and global climate goals. Organizations that have an ISO 50001-certified energy management system may compete for these prestigious awards. The submission deadline is 24 January 2017.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Global LEAP Competition for World’s Most Innovative Off-Grid Refrigerators Launched

Global LEAP Competition for World’s Most Innovative Off-Grid Refrigerators Launched

USAID and DFID make $600,000 in cash prizes available for the competition’s market-leading innovators

The United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) Ideas to Impact Programme (I2I) joined the Global LEAP Awards Off-Grid Refrigerator Competition, a global competition aimed at spurring innovation in the emerging off-grid refrigeration market and advancing access to modern energy services around the world. I2I’s partnership and support increases the total award prize to $600,000.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

2015–16 Global LEAP Award Winners Announced at CEM7

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.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

ISGAN and GSGF Announce Winners of Annual Smart Grids Competitions

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.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

2015 C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium Videos

2015 C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium Videos

Nineteen videos capture the presentations, panels, and award deliveries from the 2015 Women in Clean Energy Symposium, held November 4–5. The 2015 Symposium was centered around the theme Leveraging Megatrends for a Clean Energy Future.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Finalists in the 2015-16 Global LEAP Awards Announced

Finalists in the 2015-16 Global LEAP Awards Announced

Awards will 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 finalists 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. Winners of the Global LEAP Awards will be announced on 1 June 2016 at the seventh Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM7) in San Francisco, California, USA.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Global Awards Program Recognizes Companies for Leadership in Energy Management

Global Awards Program Recognizes Companies for Leadership in Energy Management

Cummins, LG Chem, and New Gold win inaugural Awards of Excellence in Energy Management

Thirty-five businesses in 20 countries have been selected for global recognition as part of the inaugural Energy Management Leadership Awards program sponsored by the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM). On June 2, 2016, three companies will receive top honors, the Award of Excellence in Energy Management, at the annual CEM meeting in San Francisco, California: Cummins Inc. (USA), LG Chem Ltd. (Republic of Korea), and New Gold Inc. (Canada). Another 32 companies will receive Energy Management Insight Awards for helping to build global insight on the benefits of energy management systems in industrial and commercial facilities.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

U.S. C3E Program Fact Sheet

U.S. C3E Program Fact Sheet

This fact sheet describes the U.S. Clean Energy Education & Empowerment (C3E) program's goals, activities, and achievements.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Smart Grid Award Competition Open for Nominations

Smart Grid Award Competition Open for Nominations

Prestigious international awards honor excellence in smart grids for reliable electricity

The International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN) is sponsoring its third annual Award of Excellence competition, with a focus this year on excellence in smart grids for reliable electricity. Projects nominated for the ISGAN competition are also eligible to win the second annual Best Smartgrid Project Award, presented by ISGAN’s private sector partner, the Global Smart Grid Federation (GSGF). These prestigious international awards will showcase leadership and innovation in smart grid projects around the world.

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Nine Women Honored for Leadership and Achievements at Annual U.S. C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium

Nine Women Honored for Leadership and Achievements at Annual U.S. C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium

At fourth Symposium, U.S. Department of Energy and MIT Energy Initiative make eight awards to mid-career women leaders and confer lifetime achievement award to CA Air Resources Board Chair Mary Nichols

For the fourth year, the U.S. Clean Energy Education & Empowerment (C3E) program has recognized the outstanding leadership and extraordinary achievements of mid-career women working to advance clean energy. Nine remarkable women were honored during the annual C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium, held on November 4 and 5 at MIT.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

U.S. Clean Energy Education & Empowerment Awards: 2012–2015 Winners

U.S. Clean Energy Education & Empowerment Awards: 2012–2015 Winners

This booklet profiles the 28 outstanding mid-career women in clean energy who have won Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) Awards to date. 

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

The EV City Casebook Wins a Low Carbon Champion Award

The EV City Casebook Wins a Low Carbon Champion Award

The EV City Casebook: 50 Big Ideas is one of the Low Carbon Champions for 2014–2015, as announced by the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP). The Casebook was a cooperative effort of the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Electric Vehicles Initiative (EVI), the International Energy Agency’s Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Implementing Agreement, and future city think tank Urban Foresight and was recognized as the Low Carbon Publication or Report of the Year.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

U.S. Clean Energy Education & Empowerment Awards 2012–2014 Winners

U.S. Clean Energy Education & Empowerment Awards 2012–2014 Winners

This booklet profiles the 20 outstanding mid-career women in clean energy who have won Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) Awards to date. 

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

2014 C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium Videos

2014 C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium Videos

Twenty videos capture the presentations, panels, and award deliveries from the 2014 Women in Clean Energy Symposium, held September 16-17. The 2014 Symposium was centered around the theme Urban Strategies for a New Energy Future.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

2013 C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium Videoes

2013 C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium Videoes

Eighteen videos capture the presentations, panels, and award deliveries from the 2013 Women in Clean Energy Symposium, held September 19-20. The Symposium brought together a diverse range of representatives – from start-ups to industry, government to academia – all focused on enabling and supporting the careers of women in clean energy. 

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

2012 C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium Videos

2012 C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium Videos

Thirteen videos capture the presentations, panels, and award deliveries from the first Women in Clean Energy Symposium, held September 28, 2012. This symposium helped to lay the foundation for a sustained, national community of professionals dedicated to advancing the careers of women in clean energy.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Aura Light International, Bajaj Electricals Ltd, and Cree Win SEAD Global Efficiency Medals for Energy Efficiency

Aura Light International, Bajaj Electricals Ltd, and Cree Win SEAD Global Efficiency Medals for Energy Efficiency

The SEAD Initiative announced the winners of its Global Efficiency Medal competition for super-efficient commercial LED lighting. Aura Light International, a Swedish manufacturer, won the international award, with Cree, Bajaj Electricals Ltd, and Aura Light International winning the regional awards.

Friday, June 26, 2015

Cree, Nanoleaf, Globe Electric, and Xiamen Yankon Energetic LED Light Bulbs Win SEAD Global Efficiency Medals for Energy Efficiency

Cree, Nanoleaf, Globe Electric, and Xiamen Yankon Energetic LED Light Bulbs Win SEAD Global Efficiency Medals for Energy Efficiency

The Super-efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) initiative honored the winners of its Global Efficiency Medal competition for super-efficient household LED light bulbs at an awards ceremony at the United Nations Environment Programme in Paris, France. Winning products in the international competition were more than 80% more efficient than comparable incandescent light bulbs. 

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