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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

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.

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.

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

A New Era of Shared Clean-Energy Leadership Begins in China

A New Era of Shared Clean-Energy Leadership Begins in China
There is a new reality in clean energy. The world’s major emerging economies – including China, India, and several others – are moving to the center stage of the clean energy transition. Christian Zinglersen, Head of the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) Secretariat, explains how the CEM is bringing together major industrialized and emerging economies to focus on clean energy technologies and policies, reduce environmental impacts, and ensure reliable and affordable supplies. The upcoming eighth Clean Energy Ministerial in Beijing reflects the key role of emerging economies in clean energy.

Bloomberg New Energy Finance: New Energy Outlook 2016

Bloomberg New Energy Finance: New Energy Outlook 2016
At the seventh Clean Energy Ministerial, Michael Liebreich of Bloomberg New Energy Finance reported on recent trends in clean energy finance and investment around the world.

C3E Announces Sixth Annual Awards

C3E Announces Sixth Annual Awards
The U.S. Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) initiative of the Clean Energy Ministerial is now accepting nominations for the Sixth Annual C3E Awards. The C3E Awards recognize the outstanding leadership and accomplishments of mid-career women working in clean energy throughout the United States.

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).

Clean Energy Ministerial: Accelerating the Clean Energy Revolution

Clean Energy Ministerial: Accelerating the Clean Energy Revolution
This video provides a quick summary of the Clean Energy Ministerial's key role in accelerating the global transition to clean energy. 

Clean Energy Solutions Center and Climate Technology Centre and Network Partner to Expand Clean Energy Policy Assistance for Developing Countries

Clean Energy Solutions Center and Climate Technology Centre and Network Partner to Expand Clean Energy Policy Assistance for Developing Countries
Countries around the world are looking to implement policies and programs to deploy clean energy and reduce their carbon emissions. A new collaboration between the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Clean Energy Solutions Center and the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN), hosted by the United Nations Environmental Programme, will expand expert policy support to help developing countries bolster clean energy deployment.

Clean Energy Solutions Center Drives Global Clean Energy Policies in 2016

Clean Energy Solutions Center Drives Global Clean Energy Policies in 2016
The Clean Energy Solutions Center (“Solutions Center”) is a unique, high-impact initiative under the Clean Energy Ministerial that has driven global clean energy policy development since its inception in 2011. The Solutions Center is delivering vital capacity-building and clean energy policy and finance advisory services to support governments in reaching their ambitious clean energy, climate, and development targets.

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.

Corporate Sourcing for Renewables Campaign Launches at Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial

Corporate Sourcing for Renewables Campaign Launches at Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial
An international assembly of high-level clean energy leaders attending the Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM7) has launched the Corporate Sourcing for Renewables Campaign, a collaborative drive to significantly increase the number of companies around the world powering operations with renewable energy.

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.

Delegates Come Together to Prepare for the Eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8)

Delegates Come Together to Prepare for the Eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8)
The eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8) preparatory meeting was hosted by the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium. Senior level officials and other delegates from the CEM member governments spent two days discussing the agenda, priorities, and desired outcomes of CEM8, which will be hosted by the Republic of China and take place in Beijing on 7–8 June.

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.

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.

Nine Women Honored for Leadership and Achievements at Annual U.S. C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium

Nine Women Honored for Leadership and Achievements at Annual U.S. C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium
For the fourth year, the U.S. Clean Energy Education & Empowerment (C3E) program has recognized the outstanding leadership and extraordinary achievements of mid-career women working to advance clean energy. Nine remarkable women were honored during the annual C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium, held on November 4 and 5 at MIT.

Policies to Spur Energy Access

Policies to Spur Energy Access
The Clean Energy Solutions Center's Policies to Spur Energy Access is a comprehensive report that reveals policy options for developing countries to engage the private sector in creating market solutions to energy access.

President Obama's Welcome to CEM7 and MI Participants

President Obama's Welcome to CEM7 and MI Participants
U.S. President Obama welcomed participants to the seventh Clean Energy Ministerial and the first Mission Innovation Ministerial, held 1-2 June 2016 in San Francisco, California. He explains how important it is to accelerate the global transition to the clean energy economy of tomorrow and to speed clean energy deployment and development, to deliver on Paris climate agreement commitment

Renewables 2016 Global Status Report

Renewables 2016 Global Status Report
The REN21 Renewables Global Status Report provides an annual look at the advances in renewable energy markets, policy frameworks and industries globally.

The CEM – Thoughts of the Past 6 Years and Thoughts for the Next 6 Years

The CEM – Thoughts of the Past 6 Years and Thoughts for the Next 6 Years
Former U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu gave a keynote address at the seventh Clean Energy Ministerial, discussing the status of clean energy goals and strategies that have been effective thus far in moving us toward those goals.

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.

Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2016

Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2016
The annual ‌Tracking Clean Energy Progress report, an excerpt of the publication Energy Technology Perspectives, highlights the development and deployment of key clean energy technologies year on year. The report tracks the evolution of select technologies and sectors against the interim 2025 targets of the International Energy Agency (IEA) 2°C Scenario.
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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.
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