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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.

Clean Energy Trends

Clean Energy Trends
At the fifth Clean Energy Ministerial, Nathaniel Bullard of Bloomberg New Energy Finance reported on recent trends in clean energy investment around the world.

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.
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Reports

Auction Design: Demand

Auction Design: Demand
This volume, the third volume in Renewable Energy Auctions: A Guide to Design, examines the crucial demand-side considerations of renewable energy auction design.

Auction Design: Qualification Requirements

Auction Design: Qualification Requirements

This volume, the fourth volume in Renewable Energy Auctions: A Guide to Design, addresses qualification requirements, which determine the suppliers that are eligible to participate in a renewable energy auction.

Auction Design: Sellers’ Liabilities

Auction Design: Sellers’ Liabilities

This volume, the final volume in Renewable Energy Auctions: A Guide to Design, addresses sellers’ liabilities, which encompass responsibilities and obligations spelled out in renewable energy auction documents.

Auction Design: Winner Selection Process

Auction Design: Winner Selection Process

This volume, the fifth volume in Renewable Energy Auctions: A Guide to Design, examines winner selection, which involves applying the auction’s bidding and clearing rules and awarding contracts to winners.

Clean Energy Solutions Center, IRENA Partner to Support Renewable Energy Policy Advice Network (REPAN)

Clean Energy Solutions Center, IRENA Partner to Support Renewable Energy Policy Advice Network (REPAN)

The Clean Energy Solutions Center, an initiative of the Clean Energy Ministerial, and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have formalized a collaboration that will help accelerate the global deployment of renewable energy. The jointly led Renewable Energy Policy Advice Network (REPAN) will leverage both organizations’ resources by coordinating a global network of experts and practitioners to help countries design and implement renewable energy policies and programs.

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

IRENA and DTU Launch World’s Most Detailed Wind Resource Data

IRENA and DTU Launch World’s Most Detailed Wind Resource Data
The most detailed data and statistics on global wind energy potential are now available online, thanks to a free resource launched today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Technical University of Denmark. The Global Wind Atlas provides wind resource data at one-kilometre resolution. Prior to this release, global wind data was only publically available at 10-kilometre resolution or poorer, which resulted in underestimations, increased risk and increased costs for wind energy planners.

IRENA Global Atlas for Solar and Wind Energy

The Global Atlas for Solar and Wind Energy is the comprehensive information platform on the potential of renewable energy. It provides resource maps from leading technical institutes worldwide and tools for evaluating the technical potential of renewable energies.

Multilateral Solar and Wind Energy Working Group Meets In Abu Dhabi

Multilateral Solar and Wind Energy Working Group Meets In Abu Dhabi

The Multilateral Working Group on Solar and Wind Energy Technologies (MWGSW) recently met in Abu Dhabi to review progress made by each of the working group’s projects and to plan future work.

New Report Highlights Economic Value of Solar and Wind Energy

New Report Highlights Economic Value of Solar and Wind Energy
According to a new econValue report released by the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Multilateral Solar and Wind Working Group, large-scale deployment of renewable energy can create jobs, increase incomes, improve trade balances, and contribute to industrial development—if the right policies and frameworks are in place.  

New Report Offers Guidance on Designing Effective Renewable Energy Auctions

New Report Offers Guidance on Designing Effective Renewable Energy Auctions
A new guide published by the Multilateral Working Wind and Solar Working Group provides key recommendations to guide policy makers in designing effective renewable energy auctions. Developed in partnership with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Renewable Energy Auctions: A Guide to Design offers choices and recommendations to support optimal decision-making in different contexts.

Renewable Energy Auctions: A Guide to Design, Summary for Policy Makers

Renewable Energy Auctions: A Guide to Design, Summary for Policy Makers

This volume summarizes the six-volume Renewable Energy Auctions: A Guide to Design, provides recommendations for policy makers, and outlines key considerations for successful renewable energy auction design.

Renewable Energy Policies and Auctions

Renewable Energy Policies and Auctions

This volume, the second volume the final volume in Renewable Energy Auctions: A Guide to Design, contextualizes auctions within the larger realm of renewable energy support schemes and presents an outlook on recent international trends in renewable energy policies, highlighting the role renewable energy auctions play in many electricity markets worldwide. 

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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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