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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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Mutua Madrileña Global Energy Management Implementation Case Study

Friday, May 12, 2017
Mutua Madrileña Global Energy Management Implementation Case Study

Energy management to provide better services, reduce costs (7.5% annually) and protect the environment

This case study describes how focusing on reducing energy consumption and CO2 emissions, Mutua Madrileña implemented an ISO 50001 Energy Management System in 2014. This is part of the “2nd Energy Efficiency and Saving Plan,” a corporate long-term strategical plan aimed at reducing the company’s environmental footprint, working towards the EU’s targets and making its buildings more energy efficient, sustainable and healthy.

Arabian Cement Company Global Energy Management Implementation Case Study

Friday, May 12, 2017
Arabian Cement Company Global Energy Management Implementation Case Study

ACC is the first cement plant in Egypt certified with ISO 50001

This case study describes how the adoption of an EnMS at ACC has proven to have several direct and indirect benefits. The direct benefits can be summarized in the achieved energy savings and associated GHG reduction: total energy performance improvement by 72,417 MWh representing 1.8% from the baseline (1.5% heat consumption reduction, 4.4% power consumption reduction) and corresponding GHG reduction 127,147 tCO2e (15% from baseline).

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company Global Energy Management Implementation Case Study

Friday, May 12, 2017
Abu Dhabi National Oil Company Global Energy Management Implementation Case Study

ADNOC saved US $150 million in energy costs through its corporate EnMS since 2014

This case study describes how ADNOC has received many benefits from its EnMS. So far, its energy performance has improved 6% from the 2014 baseline. In terms of energy, this is equivalent to 57 billion cubic feet of natural gas or 60 million gigajoules.

Clean Energy Ministerial Focuses on ISO 50001 for Low-Carbon Development

Monday, October 31, 2016
Clean Energy Ministerial Focuses on ISO 50001 for Low-Carbon Development

In this interview, Graziella Siciliano, Coordinator of the Clean Energy Ministerial's (CEM's) Energy Management Working Group, discusses CEM's efforts to accelerate broad use of ISO 50001, the benefits of wide adoption of ISO 50001 around the world, obstacles hindering global energy efficiency improvements, and the importance of international collaboration. 

LG Chem, Ltd. Global Energy Management Implementation Case Study

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
LG Chem, Ltd. Global Energy Management Implementation Case Study

Improved Energy Performance 9.39% due to the implementation of EnMS in 2014

This case study describes how LG Chem, Ltd. Ochang plant, which produces Acrylic film for LCD modules and Lithium-Ion batteries, successfully implemented an Energy Management System (EnMS) in 2014. As a result of a monthly report assessment of its energy use and GHG, the Ochang plant achieved energy cost reduction by 13% ($9.5 million) in 2014 and by 11% ($7.0 million) in 2015.

New Afton Mine Global Energy Management Implementation Case Study

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
New Afton Mine Global Energy Management Implementation Case Study

New Afton is the first mine in North America to implement ISO 50001

This case study describes how New Afton Mine started production in June 2012 and received ISO 50001 certification on March 31, 2014. With a number of prestigious energy management related awards received over the past few years, New Afton continues to set an example of what is possible as a result of passion, drive and commitment.

Cummins Inc. Global Energy Management Implementation Case Study

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Cummins Inc. Global Energy Management Implementation Case Study

Cummins achieves 20% energy performance improvement through Corporate EnMS Enterprise

This case study describes how Cummins successfully implemented an EnMS through their Corporate Enterprise approach, which resulted in a combined energy performance improvement of 20.25 percent by 2015 from a 2010 baseline. Their total annual savings are equal to $3,541,365 and 352,434 MMBTU, or 39,740 metric tons of CO2e reduction.

Smart Grid Award Competition Open for Nominations

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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.

2015 ISGAN Award of Excellence: KEPCO Interview

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
2015 ISGAN Award of Excellence: KEPCO Interview

In 2015, the Clean Energy Ministerial’s International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN), in partnership with the Global Smart Grid Federation (GSGF), launched the second ISGAN Award of Excellence international competition to showcase leadership and innovation in smart grid projects around the world. This video presents an interview with Woo-Hyun Hwang, senior vice president of Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO), whose project SmartGrid Station of Korea Electric Power Corporation received a silver ISGAN 2015 Award of Excellence.

2015 ISGAN Award of Excellence: Eirgrid Interview

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
2015 ISGAN Award of Excellence: Eirgrid Interview

In 2015, the Clean Energy Ministerial’s International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN), in partnership with the Global Smart Grid Federation (GSGF), launched the second ISGAN Award of Excellence international competition to showcase leadership and innovation in smart grid projects around the world. This video presents an interview with Robbie Ahern, program manager of DS3 (Delivering a Secure, Sustainable Electricity System) at Ireland’s Eirgrid, which received a silver ISGAN 2015 Award of Excellence.
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