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Global Energy Management Awards Program Now Accepting Entries

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Global Energy Management Awards Program Now Accepting Entries

Top winners to be honored at ninth Clean Energy Ministerial in 2018

The Energy Management Leadership Awards is now accepting entries for 2018. Any organization with an ISO 50001-certified energy management system is invited to participate in this prestigious awards program from the Clean Energy Ministerial’s (CEM’s) Energy Management Working Group (EMWG). A Ministerial-level forum working to accelerate the global clean energy transition, the CEM holds annual awards to showcase leadership and achievements that support organizational, national, and global climate goals.

New Commitments Highlight Progress of Energy Management Campaign at Eighth Clean Energy Ministerial

Thursday, June 8, 2017
New Commitments Highlight Progress of Energy Management Campaign at Eighth Clean Energy Ministerial

Governments, companies, and international partners step up their efforts to accelerate implementation of ISO 50001

Partners shared their newest commitments to the Energy Management Campaign with an international assembly of high-level clean energy leaders attending the 8th Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8), which took place June 6–8 in Beijing, China. One of the highlights of the three-day event, the Campaign aims, by 2020, to achieve 50,001 global certifications to ISO 50001, the global energy management system standard. During related CEM8 events, governments, global business leaders, and other key partners outlined concrete actions they will take to promote ISO 50001 and make progress towards climate and energy goals.

Global Awards Program Recognizes Leadership in Energy Management

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
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.

ISO 50001 Highlights from COP22

Tuesday, December 20, 2016
ISO 50001 Highlights from COP22

The Clean Energy Ministerial Advances a Key Tool for Climate Action

The Clean Energy Ministerial’s Energy Management Working Group and its work to raise the visibility of ISO 50001 as a key tool for climate action were featured at the 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP22), held November 7–18 in Marrakech, Morocco. Established in 2011, ISO 50001 transforms the way organizations manage energy, offering companies a comprehensive approach to continually improve energy performance, sustainability, and the bottom line.

2017 Global Energy Management Awards Program Launches, Now Accepting Entries

Tuesday, October 4, 2016
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.

Energy Management Campaign Launches at Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial

Thursday, June 2, 2016
Energy Management Campaign Launches at Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial

Governments, companies, and international partners collaborate to accelerate implementation of ISO 50001

An international assembly of high-level clean energy leaders attending the 7th Clean Energy Ministerial launched the Energy Management Campaign, a new, high-level international effort to promote ISO 50001, the global energy management system standard. The Energy Management Campaign is a call to action—urging governments, business, industry, and other key partners to use the ISO 50001 standard as a transparent mechanism to demonstrate progress towards climate and energy goals. The Campaign aims to achieve 50,001 global certifications to ISO 50001 by 2020.

Global Awards Program Recognizes Companies for Leadership in Energy Management

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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.

North American Governments Announce Pilot Program to Accelerate Regional Adoption of the Energy Management Standard ISO 50001

Thursday, April 28, 2016
North American Governments Announce Pilot Program to Accelerate Regional Adoption of the Energy Management Standard ISO 50001

Energy ministries from Canada, Mexico, and the United States announced that nine companies will join the North American Energy Management Pilot Program to promote implementation of the ISO 50001 international energy management system standard. 

Global Awards Program to Recognize Leadership in Energy Management

Friday, February 19, 2016
Global Awards Program to Recognize Leadership in Energy Management

CEM Energy Management Leadership Awards to honor organizations using ISO 50001-certified energy management systems

The inaugural Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) Energy Management Leadership Awards will recognize organizations using an ISO 50001-certified energy management system to save energy and reduce costs. To enter the competition, an organization must submit a copy of its ISO 50001 certificate and a structured case study, which will be evaluated by an independent panel of international experts. Three organizations will receive the prestigious CEM Award of Excellence for Energy Management and will be recognized at an awards ceremony during the Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM7) meeting in San Francisco on June 2, 2016.

EMWG Works with Commission for Environmental Cooperation to Launch Novel Trilateral Energy Efficiency Initiative

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
EMWG Works with Commission for Environmental Cooperation to Launch Novel Trilateral Energy Efficiency Initiative

Companies across North America are invited to apply for the Energy Management Pilot Program

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation, with the support of the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Energy Management Working Group (EMWG), is spearheading an innovative pilot program to help North American companies reduce their energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. The North American Energy Management Pilot Program includes energy management training and coaching to implement the ISO 50001 standard. Companies can find more information on the CEC Energy Program webpage. The application deadline is 8 January 2016.
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Methodologies for Comprehensive and Installation-Level Heating Efficiency Assessments

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Methodologies for Comprehensive and Installation-Level Heating Efficiency Assessments

This presentation outlines methodologies under development that will support EU member states in completing comprehensive assessments that address the efficiency of heating in buildings.

Cogeneration and District Heating and Cooling

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Cogeneration and District Heating and Cooling

Future Trends, Overcoming the Barriers

This presentation describes the benefits of CHP and discusses how the European Union’s Energy Efficiency Directive will address the efficiency of heating in buildings by means of a comprehensive assessment.

GSEP Releases Guidance to Assist M&V Practitioners in Calculating and Reporting on Energy Savings

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
GSEP Releases Guidance to Assist M&V Practitioners in Calculating and Reporting on Energy Savings

A new guide published by the Global Superior Energy Performance (GSEP) Energy Management Working Group will help organizations around the world assess the impacts of energy efficiency projects. The guide offers practical, step-by-step instructions on performing measurement and verification (M&V) for a project and helps quantify energy savings.

ISO 50001 Auditor Certification Scheme Fact Sheet

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
ISO 50001 Auditor Certification Scheme Fact Sheet

Establishment of a consensus-based, internationally relevant certification scheme for ISO 50001 Auditors will result in greater consistency and higher value in the implementation of ISO 50001. This fact sheet describes a new activity by the Energy Management Working Group (EMWG) of the Global Superior Energy Performance Partnership (GSEP) that focuses on the need for knowledge and skills to effectively conduct audits of organizations seeking certification to ISO 50001.

GSEP Supports Cool Roof Pilot Project on Low-Income Housing in Jasdan, India

Thursday, May 22, 2014
GSEP Supports Cool Roof Pilot Project on Low-Income Housing in Jasdan, India

Pilot will help inform larger scale projects and cool surface policies in India

A new pilot project will use cool surfaces and other energy-efficient technologies in low-income housing in Jasdan, India, to help cool the homes and lower residents’ energy bills. The Global Superior Energy Performance Partnership (GSEP) Cool Roofs and Pavements Working Group is supporting the pilot project in collaboration with the local nonprofit Sustainable Urban Climate Change & Energy Efficiency Development (SUCCEED).

GSEP Helps Mexico Identify Significant Energy and Emissions Savings from Cool Roofs

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
GSEP Helps Mexico Identify Significant Energy and Emissions Savings from Cool Roofs

A national study of the potential impacts of cool roofs and surfaces in Mexico finds that switching to cool roofs could help commercial and residential buildings realize typical energy savings of around 7% and 18%, respectively. The study was conducted as part of a comprehensive “Cool Roofs Action Plan” developed through support from the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Global Superior Energy Performance Partnership (GSEP) and adopted by Mexico’s National Commission on Energy Efficiency (CONUEE) in 2012. 

Assessing Energy Savings from "Cool Roofs" on Residential and Non-­residential Buildings in Mexico

Monday, May 12, 2014
Assessing Energy Savings from "Cool Roofs" on Residential and Non-­residential Buildings in Mexico

This study assesses the potential impacts of cool roof adoption in 7 major cities covering each of Mexico’s 6 climate zones. Each demonstrated significant potential for cool roofs to save energy, the associated energy costs, and greenhouse gas emissions.

Evaluación del impacto del uso de Cool Roof en el ahorro de energia en edificaciones no-residenciales y residenciales en Mexico

Monday, May 12, 2014
Evaluación del impacto del uso de Cool Roof en el ahorro de energia en edificaciones no-residenciales y residenciales en Mexico

Mexico Cool Roofs Impact Study - Spanish-Language version

This is the Spanish-language version of a study assessing the potential impacts of cool roof adoption in 7 major cities covering each of Mexico’s 6 climate zones. Each demonstrated significant potential for cool roofs to save energy, the associated energy costs, and greenhouse gas emissions.

South Africa Passes Regulation Designed with Help from Solutions Center

Monday, March 31, 2014
South Africa Passes Regulation Designed with Help from Solutions Center

Regulation aims to promote energy efficiency in commercial buildings

In November 2013, the South African Government passed a regulation designed to promote energy efficiency in commercial buildings. And, thanks to advice from the Clean Energy Solutions Center Ask an Expert service, this regulation has a good chance of succeeding.

South African Cool Surfaces Association (SACSA) Launched

Friday, February 28, 2014
South African Cool Surfaces Association (SACSA) Launched

GSEP teams with SANEDI, Energy Department to support cool surfaces in South Africa

The South African Cool Surfaces Association (SACSA) will advance the use of cool roofs to improve the thermal comfort, energy efficiency, and sustainability of buildings.
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