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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

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.

Capacity Development Needs Diagnostics for Renewable Energy – Volume 1: The Handbook

Capacity Development Needs Diagnostics for Renewable Energy – Volume 1: The Handbook
The Handbook for Capacity Development Needs Diagnostics for Renewable Energy (CaDRE) provides a step-by-step guide to help government officials and practitioners conduct capacity needs assessments for renewable energy at a national, regional, or local level.

Capacity Development Needs Diagnostics for Renewable Energy – Volume 2: The Toolbox

Capacity Development Needs Diagnostics for Renewable Energy – Volume 2: The Toolbox
The CaDRE toolbox provides 25 different tools that will help the user through processes described in The Handbook for Capacity Development Needs Diagnostics for Renewable Energy (CaDRE).

Capacity Needs Diagnostics for Renewable Energies (CaDRE)

This website provides an overview of CaDRE, a guide for conducting renewable energy capacity needs assessments.

Corporate Sourcing of Renewables Day Side Event at CEM8

Corporate Sourcing of Renewables Day Side Event at CEM8
The Corporate Sourcing of Renewables Day, to be held as a side event at the eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8) on 7 June, will feature high-level speakers from business and governments discussing corporate demand for cost-competitive renewable energy, its potential to accelerate renewables deployment and meet climate targets, and the necessary enabling frameworks.

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.

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 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.

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.

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 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. 

Solar and Wind EcoValue Project: Opportunities for Economic Value Creation Along the Solar and Wind Value Chain

Solar and Wind EcoValue Project: Opportunities for Economic Value Creation Along the Solar and Wind Value Chain
This paper describes the EcoValue project, which aims to analyze the various economic opportunities that may be offered by solar and wind sector development.

Wind Map of Africa Now Available in Global Atlas

Wind Map of Africa Now Available in Global Atlas
The Global Atlas for Solar and Wind, a project initiated by the Clean Energy Ministerial Multilateral Solar and Wind Working Group and coordinated by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), has expanded its resources to include a wind map of Africa.

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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