Search
► Stay Connected

Resources from the Sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6)

Browse presentations, reports, summary documents, videos, and other resources from the sixth Clean Energy Ministerial, held 27–28 May 2015 in Mérida, Mexico.

Presentations

Achieving Clean Energy Economies Through Accelerated International Action

Achieving Clean Energy Economies Through Accelerated International Action
Presentation by Nobuo Tanaka, Executive Director of the IEA, at the first Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM1) meeting, held in Washington, DC in 2010. 

CEM8 Scene Setter

CEM8 Scene Setter
Dr. Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), provided the Scene Setter for the Eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8).

Christian Zinglersen named as Head of the new Clean Energy Ministerial Secretariat at the International Energy Agency

Christian Zinglersen named as Head of the new Clean Energy Ministerial Secretariat at the International Energy Agency
Christian Zinglersen, the Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Danish Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate, was named the first Head of Secretariat for the new Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) Secretariat, established at the International Energy Agency (IEA). Mr. Zinglersen will lead the CEM Secretariat to support an accelerated global transition to modern and clean energy sources. He takes his position, based in the IEA’s headquarters in Paris, on February 1.

Clean Energy Progress Report: IEA Input to the Second Clean Energy Ministerial

Clean Energy Progress Report: IEA Input to the Second Clean Energy Ministerial
The IEA Clean Energy Progress Report measures progress in the global development and deployment of energy-efficient and clean energy technologies in the industry, building, power generation, and transport sectors. 
Tags: CEM2IEA

Clear interest in Sweden's energy transition at the IEA Ministerial meeting in Paris

Clear interest in Sweden's energy transition at the IEA Ministerial meeting in Paris
This blog article from Anna-Karin Hatt, Sweden's Minister for Information Technology and Energy, highlights Sweden's energy transition and how it is possible to combine high growth with increased sustainability.

Energy Provider‐Delivered Energy Efficiency

Energy Provider‐Delivered Energy Efficiency
This International Energy Agency (IEA) report provides a global view of energy provider-delivered energy savings programs and offers 41 detailed case studies spanning 18 countries.

Energy Technology Perspectives 2015

Energy Technology Perspectives 2015
At the sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6), Maria van der Hoeven of the International Energy Agency presented Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2015, calling on the energy sector to more actively support the energy innovation required to meet the IEA's 2-degree scenario and effectively combat climate change.

International Awards Competition on Smart Grids Launched, Nominations Period Extended

International Awards Competition on Smart Grids Launched, Nominations Period Extended

The first ISGAN Award of Excellence competition will recognize excellence in smart grid projects around the world, with a focus on "consumer engagement and empowerment." Nominations may be submitted through 26 March 2014. 

Joint IEA-CEM Workshop Explores Role of CHP and DHC in Sustainable Energy Systems

Joint IEA-CEM Workshop Explores Role of CHP and DHC in Sustainable Energy Systems

The Combined Heat and Power (CHP) and Efficient District Heating and Cooling (DHC) Working Group hosted a Sustainable Urban Energy Systems Workshop on 25 February 2015 in cooperation with the International Energy Agency (IEA). The workshop explored how CHP and DHC can create a more sustainable, flexible, and integrated energy system.

Looking Ahead to CEM5

Looking Ahead to CEM5
The fifth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM5) will be held on 12-13 May 2014 in Seoul, Korea, where energy ministers and other high-level delegates will assess progress and identify creative solutions to accelerate the transition to a global clean energy economy.

New CHP/DHC Country Scorecards Released

New CHP/DHC Country Scorecards Released

The GSEP CHP/DHC Working Group worked with the IEA to release CHP/DHC scorecards for Japan, Finland and Korea.

New EV City Casebook to Profile 50 Big Ideas in Electric Mobility

New EV City Casebook to Profile 50 Big Ideas in Electric Mobility
The Electric Vehicles Initiative, international coalition are seeking nominations for big ideas on electric mobility to highlight in a new EV City Casebook. 

New global initiative aims to advance women’s leadership in clean energy

New global initiative aims to advance women’s leadership in clean energy
Sweden and Canada announced they were setting up a new global Technology Collaboration Programme (TCP) under the International Energy Agency (IEA) to promote leadership roles for women in clean energy. The establishment of the Clean Energy Education and Empowerment TCP (C3E TCP) was announced during the 8th Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8) meeting in Beijing. It builds on the successful C3E initiative created by member governments of the CEM in 2010.

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.

Next Generation Wind and Solar Power - From Cost to Value

Next Generation Wind and Solar Power - From Cost to Value
A new report, co-developed by the Clean Energy Ministerial's Solar and Wind Working Group and the International Energy Agency, explores the dramatic expansion of renewable power, along with the challenges this presents to power system operators and regulators. The new report includes a series of country-specific case studies that show how emerging countries can achieve integration.

Pathways to a Sustainable Energy Future

Pathways to a Sustainable Energy Future

This presentation discusses current energy losses and notes that, by integrating heat and electricity systems, CHP and DHC technologies can significantly increase efficiency. However, taking advantage of CHP and DHC requires new business models.

Statement of Support for IEA Housing CEM Secretariat from Energy Secretary Moniz

Statement of Support for IEA Housing CEM Secretariat from Energy Secretary Moniz
Statement of support from U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz regarding the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) moving its secretariat to the International Energy Agency (IEA) from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

The EV City Casebook Wins a Low Carbon Champion Award

The EV City Casebook Wins a Low Carbon Champion Award
The EV City Casebook: 50 Big Ideas is one of the Low Carbon Champions for 2014–2015, as announced by the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP). The Casebook was a cooperative effort of the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Electric Vehicles Initiative (EVI), the International Energy Agency’s Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Implementing Agreement, and future city think tank Urban Foresight and was recognized as the Low Carbon Publication or Report of the Year.

Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2012 Presentation

Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2012 Presentation
At the third Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM3), Ambassador Richard Jones, Deputy Executive Director of IEA, presented highlights of the Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2012 report.  
RSS
12

Reports

Public-Private Roundtables at the Sixth Clean Energy Ministerial

Public-Private Roundtables at the Sixth Clean Energy Ministerial
Public-Private Roundtables at the Sixth Clean Energy Ministerial summarizes key outcomes from the six public-private roundtables that were held as part of the sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6) in Merida, Mexico, in May 2015. The report captures the ideas and recommendations of the government and private sector leaders who participated in the discussions.

Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2015

Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2015

Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2015 reviews progress in 19 energy technology/sector areas & identifies key policy and technology measures that energy ministers and their governments can take to scale up deployment, while also demonstrating the potential to save energy and reduce emissions.

World Energy Trilemma

World Energy Trilemma

The report reviews the views of energy sector stakeholders interviewed by the World Energy Council on what is needed from the 2015 negotiations in Paris on climate change (COP21) to enable them to continue to make progress on balancing the trilemma goals effectively across all the regions of the world. The report also identifies five enablers that are key to the successful transition to a low-carbon energy system.

RSS

Summary Documents

CEM Briefing Paper and Highlighted Initiative Results and Impacts

CEM Briefing Paper and Highlighted Initiative Results and Impacts
Prepared for the sixth Clean Energy Ministerial, this briefing paper provides an overview of the Clean Energy Ministerial, including its goals, participants, and initiatives. It also describes the CEM initiatives' highlighted key accomplishments. 

Chair's Summary, Sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6)

Chair's Summary, Sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6)

Chair's Summary of the sixth Clean Energy Ministerial, held 27–28 May 2015, in Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico.

Sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6) Flyer

Sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6) Flyer

The government of Mexico hosted the sixth Clean Energy Ministerial on 27–28 May 2015 in Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico. 

RSS

Videos

Perspectives on the Sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6)

Perspectives on the Sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6)
Energy ministers and other high-level attendees at the sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6) describe the benefits of participating in the CEM and why they are optimistic that by working together, we can accelerate the transition to clean energy. CEM6 was held 27-28 May 2015 in Mérida, Mexico. Video courtesy of and produced by IISD Reporting Services.
Tags: CEM6

President Obama Announces the U.S. Will Host Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM7) in 2016

President Obama Announces the U.S. Will Host Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM7) in 2016
U.S. President Barack Obama announces that the United States will host the seventh Clean Energy Ministerial in 2016. Video message shared with ministers attending the sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6) in Merida, Mexico, on 28 May 2015.
Tags: CEM6CEM7

Laurent Fabius Addresses Ministers at CEM6

Laurent Fabius Addresses Ministers at CEM6
Message from Laurent Fabius, France's Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Development, to the ministers and delegates in attendance at the Sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6) in Merida, Mexico on 27 May 2015. In his message, Minister Fabius stresses the importance of clean energy, which he says will be "central" to reaching a universal agreement to limit global warming at COP21 in December 2015.
Tags: CEM6
RSS