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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

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

10 Billion Bulbs

10 Billion Bulbs
The Clean Energy Ministerial is launching the Global Lighting Challenge (GLC) to address lighting issues related to energy consumption, greenhouse gas emissions, and energy access. The GLC is a race to reach cumulative global sales of 10 billion high-efficiency, high-quality, and affordable lighting products (such as light-emitting diodes – LEDs) as quickly as possible.

10 Ways the Clean Energy Ministerial Is Helping Drive the World’s Clean Energy Revolution

10 Ways the Clean Energy Ministerial Is Helping Drive the World’s Clean Energy Revolution

If we’re going to solve the challenge of climate change, we need to make a rapid shift to clean energy. That’s why the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) was launched in 2010. At this year’s seventh annual Clean Energy Ministerial meeting, CEM7, energy ministers and business leaders from more than 25 countries will tackle a number of challenges, such as reaching the clean energy goals outlined in the COP21 Paris Climate Agreement. But the CEM is more than just a meeting. It’s also a collection of groundbreaking campaigns and initiatives that provide people around the world with the tools they need to join the clean energy revolution. This blog lists 10 ways that the CEM is advancing clean energy worldwide.

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.

2016-17 Global LEAP Awards for Off-Grid TVs & Fans Announced

2016-17 Global LEAP Awards for Off-Grid TVs & Fans Announced

The Global Lighting and Energy Access Partnership (Global LEAP) — a Clean Energ Ministerial initiative led by the U.S. Department of Energy and supported by a variety of development partners including Power Africa — has announced the Winners and Finalists of the 2016–17 Global LEAP Awards Television and Fan Competitions. The Global LEAP Awards identify and promote the world’s best, most energy-efficient appliances that are designed for use with off-grid solar energy systems.

3 Trends in Decentralized Renewables and a Revolution

3 Trends in Decentralized Renewables and a Revolution

Michael Liebreich, founder of Bloomberg New Energy Finance, praises the Clean Energy Ministerial's (CEM's) Global LEAP initiative and its efforts towards developing energy-efficient appliances to meet the demands of low-income families and those in the off-grid market. Liebreich explains his predictions for the future of decentralized renewables and energy access, and discusses the trends he believes will help establish the new energy-efficient revolution. 

3rd Sustainable Energy for All Forum

3rd Sustainable Energy for All Forum
The 3rd Sustainable Energy for All Forum, a landmark gathering celebrating the global sustainable energy movement, will take place in New York City, U.S.A., from 3–5 April 2017. The event, hosted by Sustainable Energy for All (SEforAll), will bring together more than 1,000 high-level representatives from government, business, civil society, and international organizations. The Clean Energy Ministerial will be highlighted during the event.

A Guidebook on Grid Interconnection and Islanded Operation of Mini-Grid Power Systems Up to 200kW

A Guidebook on Grid Interconnection and Islanded Operation of Mini-Grid Power Systems Up to 200kW
The guidebook provides information for owners and operators of renewable energy mini-grids regarding the technical options available, safety and reliability issues, and engineering and administrative costs of different choices for grid interconnection.

Analysis of the Potential Future of the Lighting Global Quality Assurance Program

Analysis of the Potential Future of the Lighting Global Quality Assurance Program
This report presents the findings of an investigation into the factors and issues affecting the likely viability of prospective successor organizations to the current Lighting Global (LG) Quality Assurance (QA) organization. The analysis was conducted by Navigant Consulting with support from the Global Off-Grid Lighting Association and is intended to provide useful information to prospective applicants to the IFC’s request for expressions of interest regarding the Lighting Global Off-Grid Lighting Third-Party Certification Body.

CEM’s Global Lighting Challenge Announces 14 Billion Efficient Lighting Products Committed in Two Years

CEM’s Global Lighting Challenge Announces 14 Billion Efficient Lighting Products Committed in Two Years
At an Eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8) side event on efficient lighting, 13 companies announced new commitments to the Global Lighting Challenge (GLC) totaling nearly 6 billion LED lighting products. The GLC has now reached 14 billion high efficiency, high quality lighting products committed, surpassing its 10 billion light goal set at the sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6) two years ago.

COP22 Features Global LEAP and Energy Access Partners

COP22 Features Global LEAP and Energy Access Partners
At the 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP22) in Marrakech, Morocco, energy leaders from across the globe are focusing on concrete steps and celebrating actions taken that will achieve the priorities of the Paris Agreement, including the promotion of energy access worldwide. Among the activities featured at Marrakech were those of the Clean Energy Ministerial’s (CEM’s) Global Lighting and Energy Access Partnership (Global LEAP) and its partners.

DC Power for the Off-Grid Market

DC Power for the Off-Grid Market
Direct current (DC) power – combined with mobile solutions – can improve energy access by enabling the provision of efficient solutions. CEM's Global LEAP initiative works with off-grid energy service providers and DC appliance manufacturers to help raise awareness and promote high-quality, energy-efficient, and affordable off-grid products.

Energy for Access Coalition: Year of Action Fact Sheet

Energy for Access Coalition: Year of Action Fact Sheet

The Energy for Access (E4A) Coalition has successfully led a Year of Action in 2016 between COP21 and COP22, including catalyzing $11.5 million in funding from global partners for programs to promote efficient, high-quality clean energy technologies. A summary of key milestones achieved through E4A’s Year of Action is provided in the E4A Year of Action fact sheet.

Energy4Access Coalition Year of Action 2016

Energy4Access Coalition Year of Action 2016
At the COP21 climate negotiations in Paris, the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) announced the launch of the Efficiency for Access (E4A) Coalition, a new collaborative effort between the CEM’s Global Lighting and Energy Access Partnership (Global LEAP) and Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) to accelerate universal access to energy. In coordination with the coalition’s launch, E4A released its 2016 Framework for Action, which outlines E4A’s vision and steps for the coming year towards the overarching goal of deploying super-efficient technologies to enable universal access to enhanced energy services by 2030.

Finalists Announced for the Global LEAP Awards for World’s Best Off-Grid Color Televisions and LED Lighting Appliances

Finalists Announced for the Global LEAP Awards for World’s Best Off-Grid Color Televisions and LED Lighting Appliances
Finalists have been named for the Global LEAP Outstanding Off-Grid Appliance Awards competition, which identifies and promotes the world’s best, most energy-efficient off-grid color televisions and LED room lighting appliances.Winners will be announced at the Fifth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM5) in Seoul, Korea, on 12 May 2014.

Finalists in the 2015-16 Global LEAP Awards Announced

Finalists in the 2015-16 Global LEAP Awards Announced
The Clean Energy Ministerial has announced the finalists 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. Winners of the Global LEAP Awards will be announced on 1 June 2016 at the seventh Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM7) in San Francisco, California, USA.

Global Development Leaders to Accelerate Universal Energy Access through Greater Energy Efficiency

Global Development Leaders to Accelerate Universal Energy Access through Greater Energy Efficiency
The Efficiency for Access (E4A) Coalition, a new collaborative effort between the CEM’s Global Lighting and Energy Access Partnership (Global LEAP) and Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) to accelerate universal access to energy. E4A will bring together and amplify the efforts of global development partners to harness the power of energy efficiency to achieve universal access to enhanced energy services—beyond lighting—by 2030.

Global Leaders Launch Initiatives to Jumpstart Off-Grid Clean Energy Services Market

Global Leaders Launch Initiatives to Jumpstart Off-Grid Clean Energy Services Market
Partners in the Global Lighting and Energy Access Partnership (Global LEAP), an initiative of the Clean Energy Ministerial led by the U.S. Department of Energy, today announced a slate of new investments to advance the global market for off-grid renewable energy solutions. The efforts announced today will support the development and deployment of highly-energy efficient lighting and appliance products designed for use with small-scale distributed solar systems. These technologies are essential to achieving the United Nation’s 7th Sustainable Development Goal of achieving universal energy access by 2030.

Global LEAP and Partners Launch Innovative Off-Grid Market Acceleration Program

Global LEAP and Partners Launch Innovative Off-Grid Market Acceleration Program
The Global Lighting and Energy Access Partnership (Global LEAP) initiative and partners are launching an innovative energy access program. The market acceleration program will provide results-based financing incentives to support bulk purchases of off-grid appliances that have won or been named a finalist in Global LEAP Awards competitions. 

Global LEAP and the Emerging Off-Grid Appliance Market

Global LEAP and the Emerging Off-Grid Appliance Market

A recently published GOGLA blog discusses Global LEAP's coordination of efforts to facilitate development of a strong, competitive market of high-quality, super-efficient off-grid appliances. The CEM initiative is spearheading a suite of groundbreaking activities and partnerships to equip the off-grid market to make better-informed, faster decisions about appliances. The 4th International Off-Grid Lighting Conference and Exhibition included a side event for attendees to learn more about Global LEAP.

Global LEAP Awards

The Global Lighting and Energy Access Partnership (Global LEAP) Outstanding Off-Grid Product Awards identify and promote the most energy-efficient, affordable, highest quality off-grid appliances worldwide.
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