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Resources from the Fifth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM5)

Browse presentations, reports, summary documents, videos, and other resources from the fifth Clean Energy Ministerial, held 12–13 May 2014 in Seoul, Korea.

Presentations

10 Breakthrough Energy Technologies

10 Breakthrough Energy Technologies
At the fifth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM5), Nam Sung Ahn, President, Korea Institute of Energy Technology Evaluation and Planning described 10 breakthrough energy technologies that can transform our clean energy future.

Children's Investment Fund Foundation and 21st Century Power Partnership Team Up to Help Mexico Transform Its Power Sector

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.

Clean Energy Grid Integration Network Launches

Clean Energy Grid Integration Network Launches

The new Clean Energy Grid Integration Network (CEGIN) for policy makers will help governments around the world strengthen policies and programs to enable high levels of renewable energy generation for electricity systems along with related demand response, smart grid and storage solutions. 

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

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.

Integrating Variable Renewable Energy in Electric Power Markets: Best Practices from International Experience

Integrating Variable Renewable Energy in Electric Power Markets: Best Practices from International Experience
This study documents the diverse approaches to effective integration of variable renewable energy in Australia, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Spain, and the United States and summarizes policy best practices.

Integrating Variable Renewable Energy in Electric Power Markets: Summary for Policymakers

Integrating Variable Renewable Energy in Electric Power Markets: Summary for Policymakers
This document summarizes policy best practices to ensure that electricity markets and power systems can effectively coevolve with increasing penetrations of variable renewable energy.

ISGAN Report Assesses System Operators’ Interaction in Evolving Grid Operations Sector

ISGAN Report Assesses System Operators’ Interaction in Evolving Grid Operations Sector

The International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN) recently released a discussion paper that explores the increasingly close interaction between transmission system operators (TSOs) and distribution system operators (DSOs) in the rapidly changing grid operations sector and presents potential methods of increasing future cooperation.  

Looking Forward: The 21st Century Power Partnership

Looking Forward: The 21st Century Power Partnership

The century-old framework for planning, building, regulating, and operating electric power systems is at a critical juncture.


New 21st Century Power Partnership Report Describes Pathways for Power Systems Transformation

New 21st Century Power Partnership Report Describes Pathways for Power Systems Transformation
Guiding the pathway of power system change is a difficult task for policy makers. This challenge is the subject of Power Systems of the Future, a new report prepared by the 21st Century Power Partnership.

Recently Published Asia-Pacific Renewable Energy Assessment Available through the Clean Energy Solutions Center

Recently Published Asia-Pacific Renewable Energy Assessment Available through the Clean Energy Solutions Center
The Asia-Pacific Renewable Energy Assessment (APREA) report provides an overview of the current and possible future costs of renewable electricity generation, as well as renewable generation integration issues, in China, India, Indonesia, Japan, the Republic of Korea, and Australia.

Smart Grid Contributions to Variable Renewable Resource Integration: ISGAN White Paper

Smart Grid Contributions to Variable Renewable Resource Integration: ISGAN White Paper
This report describes the specific capabilities offered by smart grid technologies in resolving some of the challenges in achieving high penetrations of variable renewable resources (VRR).

Tracking Clean Energy Progress Presentation

Tracking Clean Energy Progress Presentation
At the fifth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM5), Maria van der Hoeven of the International Energy Agency presented Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2014, calling on the energy sector to more actively transform the energy system to meet long term security, economic, and climate goals, and arguing that a sustainable electricity system will need to be smarter, more unified, and more integrated.

TSO-DSO interaction

TSO-DSO interaction
This report, prepared by the International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN), provides an overview of current interaction between transmission and distribution system operators, identifies gaps to achieving full smart grid interaction, and presents potential methods of increasing future cooperation.
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Reports

Assessing and Accelerating Electric Vehicle Deployment in India

Assessing and Accelerating Electric Vehicle Deployment in India
EVI is providing analytical research support to the Government of India to develop policies and plans under the Nation Mission on Electric Mobility (NMEM). The report presents an assessment of the real-world environmental and economic benefits and costs of meeting the passenger car targets of NMEM and beyond; and optimal siting of public EV charging stations in the New Delhi metropolitan region.

Carbon Capture and Storage: Building on Recent Progress

Carbon Capture and Storage: Building on Recent Progress

This document provides five key messages for ministers attending CEM5 on carbon capture and storage (CCS) and reviews progress towards the 7 recommendations made to ministers in 2011.

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econValue: The Socio-economic Benefits of Solar and Wind Energy

econValue: The Socio-economic Benefits of Solar and Wind Energy
This report highlights approaches for measuring the economic value, such as jobs and tax revenues, created from the deployment of solar and wind energy technologies

Public-Private Roundtables at the Fifth Clean Energy Ministerial

Public-Private Roundtables at the Fifth Clean Energy Ministerial
Public-Private Roundtables at the Fifth Clean Energy Ministerial summarizes key outcomes from the six public-private roundtables that were held as part of the fifth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM5) in Seoul in May 2014. The report captures the ideas and recommendations of the government and private sector leaders who participated in the discussions.

Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2014

Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2014
Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2014 reviews progress in 12 energy areas & makes recommendations to governments on how to scale up deployment of these technologiesThe report also examines the rapid growth in electronic devices & their impact on electricity use.
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Summary Documents

Briefing Paper: Clean Energy Ministerial

Briefing Paper: Clean Energy Ministerial

Prepared for the fifth Clean Energy Ministerial, this briefing paper provides an overview of the Clean Energy Ministerial, including its goals, participants, and initiatives.

CEM: Key Results and Impacts

CEM: Key Results and Impacts
This document, prepared for the fifth Clean Energy Ministerial, describes the CEM initiatives' key accomplishments from the CEM's inception (in 2010) through March 2014. 

Chair's Summary, Fifth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM5)

Chair's Summary, Fifth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM5)

Chair's summary of the fifth Clean Energy Ministerial, held 12-13 May 2014, in Seoul, Republic of Korea. 

World Energy Leaders Highlight Progress and Announce New Actions on Clean Energy at Fifth Clean Energy Ministerial

World Energy Leaders Highlight Progress and Announce New Actions on Clean Energy at Fifth Clean Energy Ministerial

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. 

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