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Thursday, June 8, 2017

CEM8: The Clean Energy Challenge Demands Shared Global Leadership

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.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

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

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.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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

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.

Monday, September 21, 2015

Policies to Spur Energy Access

Policies to Spur Energy Access

The Clean Energy Solutions Center's Policies to Spur Energy Access is a comprehensive report that reveals policy options for developing countries to engage the private sector in creating market solutions to energy access.

Friday, August 7, 2015

Changing the Climate, Together: World Leaders Unite to Accelerate the Clean Energy Revolution

Changing the Climate, Together: World Leaders Unite to Accelerate the Clean Energy Revolution

In the midst of a global clean energy revolution, CEM 2.0 stands ready to accelerate global progress on clean energy by serving as a premier forum to advance cooperation among countries and to promote global clean energy solutions. This op-ed was jointly authored by the energy ministers representing the inaugural members of the CEM steering committee. 

Friday, May 15, 2015

Energy Ministers to Gather in Mérida, Mexico for the Sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6)

Energy Ministers to Gather in Mérida, Mexico for the Sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6)

CEM6 on 27–28 May will focus on achieving a scaled up “CEM 2.0” vision to accelerate the global transition to a clean energy economy

The sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6) will be held on 27-28 May 2015 in Mérida, Mexico, where energy ministers and other high-level delegates will review progress and explore ways for the CEM to become a more ambitious forum for accelerating the global transition to a clean energy economy.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6) - Animated Flyer

Sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6) - Animated Flyer

Introduces the sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6), which will be hosted by the government of Mexico on 27-28 May 2015.

At CEM6, energy ministers and other high-level delegates from the 23 participating Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) governments will come together to discuss the opportunity presented by a second phase of the CEM ("CEM 2.0"), collaborations to scale-up CEM efforts, and other tangible steps to further clean energy cooperation.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

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

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.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Building a Low Carbon Technology Pathway through the Clean Energy Ministerial

Building a Low Carbon Technology Pathway through the Clean Energy Ministerial

Panel Discussion at COP20 in Lima, Peru

On 9 December, 2014, 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.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Building a Global Low-Carbon Technology Pathway

Building a Global Low-Carbon Technology Pathway

At the 20th Conference of the Parties (COP20) in Lima, Peru, a live panel discussion highlighted CEM’s solid record of achievement in accelerating the transition to clean energy. It also focused on how the CEM can contribute to a successful outcome in the 2015 Paris climate negotiations and the role the CEM can play in the implementation of actions and policies to help countries meet their energy-related contributions in a new climate agreement.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Looking Ahead to CEM5

Looking Ahead to CEM5

The fifth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM5) will be held on 12-13 May 2014 in Seoul, Korea, where energy ministers and other high-level delegates will assess progress and identify creative solutions to accelerate the transition to a global clean energy economy.

Monday, December 16, 2013

Joint EVI–ISGAN Workshop Explores Collaboration to Improve EV–Grid Integration

Joint EVI–ISGAN Workshop Explores Collaboration to Improve EV–Grid Integration

Through this workshop and closer collaboration, EVI and ISGAN participants are working to identify EV-grid integration topics that require more research or other attention.

Friday, November 22, 2013

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

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.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Accelerating the Transition to Clean Energy through the Clean Energy Ministerial

Accelerating the Transition to Clean Energy through the Clean Energy Ministerial

Presentation at UNFCCC Conference of the Parties (COP19) in Warsaw

At COP19, the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) was highlighted for its unique collaborative process and multinational work to accelerate the transition to clean energy. Speakers included Jonathan Pershing, deputy assistant secretary with the U.S. Department of Energy, and Joan MacNaughton, executive chair of the World Energy Trilemma. 

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Addresses CEM4

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Addresses CEM4

The fourth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM4) opened with a video address from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, emphasizing the importance of a cleaner, low-carbon energy model. "We can only achieve that through the leadership and collaboration of government and the private sector."

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Driving Progress: Principles and Ambitions of the CEM

Driving Progress: Principles and Ambitions of the CEM

Rick Duke of the U.S. Department of Energy speaks at the “High-Impact Energy Efficiency” event organized by the Center for Strategic and International Studies, describing the U.S. Energy Department’s coordination efforts on energy efficiency within the G-20 and the formation of the Clean Energy Ministerial.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Q&A with EnergyNow News

Q&A with EnergyNow News

An interview with David Sandalow, Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs at the U.S Department of Energy, about the value of international cooperation to advance clean energy and noting the progress made in several key areas by the Clean Energy Ministerial. 

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Excerpt from Closing Remarks at CEM1

Excerpt from Closing Remarks at CEM1

This video shows an excerpt from the closing remarks made by U.S. Secretary of Energy Chu at the first Clean Energy Ministerial meeting in Washington, DC.
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