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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

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

Denmark Joins CEM’s Energy Management Working Group to Bolster International Efforts

Denmark Joins CEM’s Energy Management Working Group to Bolster International Efforts

Kim Møller Porst, ‎Danish Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate

Denmark is proud to announce our partnership in the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Energy Management Working Group and Energy Management Campaign, which seek to accelerate broad and effective use of energy management systems in industry and commercial buildings worldwide. This step continues a history of Danish leadership in energy management.

General Motors de México Global Energy Management Implementation Case Study

General Motors de México Global Energy Management Implementation Case Study

This case study describes how San Luis Potosi Manufacturing Complex has been characterized by its total commitment to improve its energy performance. Energy conservation initiatives, best practices, and people involvement are some of the factors that have allowed the Complex to be the benchmark for the plants of the North American region since January 2012.

GSEP Helps Mexico Identify Significant Energy and Emissions Savings from Cool Roofs

GSEP Helps Mexico Identify Significant Energy and Emissions Savings from Cool Roofs

A national study of the potential impacts of cool roofs and surfaces in Mexico finds that switching to cool roofs could help commercial and residential buildings realize typical energy savings of around 7% and 18%, respectively. The study was conducted as part of a comprehensive “Cool Roofs Action Plan” developed through support from the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Global Superior Energy Performance Partnership (GSEP) and adopted by Mexico’s National Commission on Energy Efficiency (CONUEE) in 2012. 

IBM Corporation Global Energy Management Implementation Case Study

IBM Corporation Global Energy Management Implementation Case Study

This case study describes how energy management has long been an integral component of IBM’s global Environmental Management System (EMS). IBM successfully earned a single worldwide registration of its EMS against the ISO 14001 standard in 1997; and against the ISO 50001 standard in 2012.

May 2015 Newsletter

May 2015 Newsletter
Highlights recent accomplishments and provides updates on SEAD Initiative activities, projects, and programs.

Mexico and the 21st Century Power Partnership

Mexico and the 21st Century Power Partnership

This fact sheet describes the 21st Century Power Partnership's Mexico in-country consultation program, which works to accelerate “next generation” power system planning for 2030, provide operational support for grid integration, evaluate and expand smart grid deployment, and assist the government of Mexico with the implementation of its energy reform directives.

Schneider Electric Global Energy Management Implementation Case Study

Schneider Electric Global Energy Management Implementation Case Study

This case study describes how Schneider Electric has realized many benefits from implementation of ISO 50001. Specifically, they have achieved an Energy Performance Improvement of 25,600 MWh or 11%.

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. 

World Energy Leaders at Sixth Clean Energy Ministerial Announce Ambitious Efforts to Advance Clean Energy Worldwide

World Energy Leaders at Sixth Clean Energy Ministerial Announce Ambitious Efforts to Advance Clean Energy Worldwide
At the sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6), Mexico Secretary of Energy Pedro Joaquín Coldwell, U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, China Minister of Science and Technology Wan Gang and other world energy leaders announced ambitious actions to accelerate the global transition to clean energy. Ministers agreed to launch an enhanced, second phase of work under CEM, referred to as “CEM 2.0.” Ministers also launched three critical efforts to drive action in the clean energy space: a CEM Global Lighting Challenge, CEM Power System Challenge, and expanded Clean Energy Solutions Center with Finance Portal. To conclude CEM6, President Barack Obama announced in a video message that the United States will host CEM7 in 2016, which was followed by the announcement by China's Minister Wan Gang that China intends to host CEM8 in 2017.
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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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