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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

2015–16 Global LEAP Award Winners Announced at CEM7

2015–16 Global LEAP Award Winners Announced at CEM7
The Clean Energy Ministerial has announced the Winners in the 2015–16 Global LEAP Awards, an international competition that identifies and promotes the world’s best, most energy-efficient off-grid appliances. This round of the Global LEAP Awards features competitions for televisions and fans that are designed for use with off-grid solar energy systems.

China Joins the CEM Solar and Wind Working Group at CEM8

China Joins the CEM Solar and Wind Working Group at CEM8
The CEM Multilateral Solar and Wind Working Group (MSWWG) increased its membership and activities at the eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8) in Beijing and discussed future priorities.

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.

Corporate Sourcing for Renewables Campaign Demonstrates Momentum at Eighth Clean Energy Ministerial

Corporate Sourcing for Renewables Campaign Demonstrates Momentum at Eighth Clean Energy Ministerial
Today, key partners in the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Corporate Sourcing of Renewables Campaign highlighted progress and announced major new efforts to help companies increase their use of renewable energy and help power a transition to a clean energy future. The campaign was featured during the eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8) Public–Private Action Summit, held in Beijing and hosted by China’s Ministry of Science and Technology and National Energy Administration (NEA). Campaign announcements to attending global leaders included news that RE100 has grown by half over the past year, the release of new reports on enabling frameworks, and a new annual Corporate Sourcing conference. In addition, China announced it would co-lead the campaign, joining Denmark and Germany.

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

Global Atlas for Solar and Wind Energy

Global Atlas for Solar and Wind Energy
The Global Atlas for Solar and Wind Energy is a collaborative internet-based Geographic Information System (GIS) for wind and solar resources that can direct and enhance cooperation on global scenarios and strategies and support decisionmaking, especially in areas where existing information is insufficient.

Global Atlas TV

Global Atlas TV
A collection of videos about the Global Atlas for Solar and Wind Energy. 

Global Atlas Web Portal Offers New Innovations

Global Atlas Web Portal Offers New Innovations
The Global Atlas for Solar and Wind has updated its web portal to provide easier access to the Atlas GIS interface, catalog of data sets, and an expanded learning center.

Global RE (Renewable Energy) Opportunity Tool Fact Sheet

Global RE (Renewable Energy) Opportunity Tool Fact Sheet
This fact sheet describes the Global RE (Renewable Energy) Opportunity Tool, which enables analysis and visualization of the technical and economic potential for solar electric technologies.

Global RE Opportunity Tool

The Global Renewable Energy (RE) Opportunity Tool can assist policy makers and analysts in understanding the size and location of market opportunities for cost-effective deployment of solar technologies under different cost scenarios.  

Global Solar and Wind Atlas Brochure

Global Solar and Wind Atlas Brochure
This brochure describes the Global Atlas for Solar and Wind energy, a collaborative internet-based Geographic Information System (GIS) for wind and solar resources.

Harnessing the Power of Wind and Sun

Harnessing the Power of Wind and Sun

The 2009 Technology Action Plans are the genesis of the Clean Energy Ministerial and are still at the core of its initiatives, including the Multilateral Working Group on Solar and Wind. 


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Insights from Interviews, a Survey, and a Workshop with Potential End Users of the Global Atlas for Solar and Wind Energy

Insights from Interviews, a Survey, and a Workshop with Potential End Users of the Global Atlas for Solar and Wind Energy
This report summarizes the results of a UNEP effort to conduct interviews, a survey, and a workshop with potential end users of the Global Atlas for Solar and Wind Energy. 

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.

Lighting Global

Lighting Global is an initiative led by the International Finance Corporation to provide cross-cutting global services that support the pico solar product market.

Malaysia Establishes Feed-in Tariffs to Accelerate Renewable Energy Deployment

Malaysia Establishes Feed-in Tariffs to Accelerate Renewable Energy Deployment
Malaysia has taken steps to further clean energy deployment by mandating adoption of a renewable energy feed-in tariff (FiT) mechanism under the country’s 2011 Renewable Energy Act. The Malaysian Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) and the Clean Energy Regulators Initiative (CERI) are working together to enable FiT implementation and renewable energy development, with CERI supporting SEDA’s efforts to review and improve FiTs for solar photovoltaic (PV), bioenergy, small hydropower, and geothermal energy resources and technologies. The Clean Energy Ministerial’s (CEM’s) Clean Energy Solutions Center Ask an Expect service facilitated the SEDA-CERI partnership.

Multilateral Solar and Wind Working Group Fact Sheet

Multilateral Solar and Wind Working Group Fact Sheet

This fact sheet, published during CEM7, describes the Solar and Wind initiative's goals, impact, achievements, and participating governments and partner organizations.

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.

New Report: Next Generation Wind and Solar Power – From Cost to Value

New Report: Next Generation Wind and Solar Power – From Cost to Value
The report Next Generation Wind and Solar Power – From Cost to Value has been released as a collaborative product of the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Solar and Wind Working Group and the International Energy Agency. The report explores the dramatic expansion of variable renewable energy, the challenges this presents to power system operators and regulators, and possible solutions, including policies to maximize the system value of electricity from wind and solar power.
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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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