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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

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.

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.

Changing the Climate, Together: World Leaders Unite to Accelerate the Clean Energy Revolution

Changing the Climate, Together: World Leaders Unite to Accelerate the Clean Energy Revolution

In the midst of a global clean energy revolution, CEM 2.0 stands ready to accelerate global progress on clean energy by serving as a premier forum to advance cooperation among countries and to promote global clean energy solutions. This op-ed was jointly authored by the energy ministers representing the inaugural members of the CEM steering committee. 

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.

Clean Energy Ministerial Releases CEM6 Roundtables Summary Report

Clean Energy Ministerial Releases CEM6 Roundtables Summary Report

The Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) has released a new report summarizing key outcomes from the six public-private roundtables held as part of the sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6) in Mérida, Mexico, in May 2015. The report captures the key messages and recommendations of the government and private-sector leaders who participated in the discussions.

Energy Ministers to Gather in Mérida, Mexico for the Sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6)

Energy Ministers to Gather in Mérida, Mexico for the Sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6)
The sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6) will be held on 27-28 May 2015 in Mérida, Mexico, where energy ministers and other high-level delegates will review progress and explore ways for the CEM to become a more ambitious forum for accelerating the global transition to a clean energy economy.

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.

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. 

ISGAN Award of Excellence, GSGF Best Smartgrid Project Award Winners Recognized at CEM6

ISGAN Award of Excellence, GSGF Best Smartgrid Project Award Winners Recognized at CEM6
At the sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6), the International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN) and the Global Smart Grid Federation (GSGF) announced the winners of the second-annual ISGAN Award of Excellence and the first-ever GSGF Best Smartgrid Project Award. The winning projects receiving these prestigious awards serve as global exemplars of the value that smarter, cleaner electric grids can offer.

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.
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Meeting clean energy goals - balancing the energy trilemma

Meeting clean energy goals - balancing the energy trilemma

At the sixth Clean Energy Ministerial, Dr. Christoph Frei of the World Energy Council introduced the trilemma and presented insights gathered through national workshops on the challenges and opportunities for CEM member countries to meet clean energy goals.

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.
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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.
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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.

Sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6) - Animated Flyer

Sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6) - Animated Flyer

Introduces the sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6), which will be hosted by the government of Mexico on 27-28 May 2015.

At CEM6, energy ministers and other high-level delegates from the 23 participating Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) governments will come together to discuss the opportunity presented by a second phase of the CEM ("CEM 2.0"), collaborations to scale-up CEM efforts, and other tangible steps to further clean energy cooperation.

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. 

The Clean Energy Ministerial Recognizes Energy-Efficient Motors, Innovative Smart Grid Initiatives, and Clean Energy Ambassadors

The Clean Energy Ministerial Recognizes Energy-Efficient Motors, Innovative Smart Grid Initiatives, and Clean Energy Ambassadors
Today, during the sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6) in Mérida, Mexico, a Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) Awards ceremony honored several global clean energy innovators working to advance appliance energy efficiency, smart grid technology, and clean energy education and empowerment.

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.

Trends in Global Clean Energy Finance

Trends in Global Clean Energy Finance
At the sixth Clean Energy Ministerial, Michael Liebreich of Bloomberg New Energy Finance reported on recent trends in clean energy finance and investment around the world.
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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.

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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. 

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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.
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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.
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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
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