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Resources from the Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM7)

Browse presentations, reports, summary documents, videos, and other resources from the seventh Clean Energy Ministerial, held 1–2 June 2016 in San Francisco, California, USA.

Presentations

21st Century Power Partnership Website

The 21st Century Power Partnership works to transform the electricity sector through the integration of smart grids, clean energy and energy efficiency.

A Guidebook on Grid Interconnection and Islanded Operation of Mini-Grid Power Systems Up to 200kW

A Guidebook on Grid Interconnection and Islanded Operation of Mini-Grid Power Systems Up to 200kW
The guidebook provides information for owners and operators of renewable energy mini-grids regarding the technical options available, safety and reliability issues, and engineering and administrative costs of different choices for grid interconnection.

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.

Clean Energy Grid Integration Network Launches

Clean Energy Grid Integration Network Launches

The new Clean Energy Grid Integration Network (CEGIN) for policy makers will help governments around the world strengthen policies and programs to enable high levels of renewable energy generation for electricity systems along with related demand response, smart grid and storage solutions. 

Clean Energy Ministerial Releases CEM5 Roundtables Report

Clean Energy Ministerial Releases CEM5 Roundtables Report

The Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) has released a report summarizing 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 key messages and recommendations of the government and private-sector leaders who participated in the discussions.

Clean Energy Solutions Center, IRENA Partner to Support Renewable Energy Policy Advice Network (REPAN)

Clean Energy Solutions Center, IRENA Partner to Support Renewable Energy Policy Advice Network (REPAN)

The Clean Energy Solutions Center, an initiative of the Clean Energy Ministerial, and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have formalized a collaboration that will help accelerate the global deployment of renewable energy. The jointly led Renewable Energy Policy Advice Network (REPAN) will leverage both organizations’ resources by coordinating a global network of experts and practitioners to help countries design and implement renewable energy policies and programs.

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.

E-Learning Course: Renewable Energy Sources in Electricity Markets

The Clean Energy Solutions Center has developed a no-cost e-learning course to introduce a range of renewable energy topics, in partnership with the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Energy Working Group and Leonardo Energy. The course is available to anyone via the Leonardo Energy website. The course comprises four modules that cover renewable energy technologies, including power-generation technologies and integrating renewable energy into the power grid, economic regulation of electric utilities, policy and regulatory frameworks and conditions for success, and energy access through renewable energy.

Eskom, 21st Century Power Partnership Working Toward More Renewable Electricity in South Africa

Eskom, 21st Century Power Partnership Working Toward More Renewable Electricity in South Africa

The 21st Century Power Partnership is helping support Eskom, South Africa's power utility, in its goal to significantly increase renewable electricity by 2030.

Global Atlas Web Portal Offers New Innovations

Global Atlas Web Portal Offers New Innovations
The Global Atlas for Solar and Wind has updated its web portal to provide easier access to the Atlas GIS interface, catalog of data sets, and an expanded learning center.

Global LEAP, ClimateWorks, and CLASP Spearhead Groundbreaking Energy Access Program

Global LEAP, ClimateWorks, and CLASP Spearhead Groundbreaking Energy Access Program
The Global Lighting and Energy Access Partnership (Global LEAP) is partnering with ClimateWorks and CLASP to launch an innovative program that will support efforts to extend renewable energy to millions of people throughout the developing world who currently live without access to electricity. The program will create an easily accessible online clearinghouse of off-grid appliances to increase market knowledge and foster a more competitive global off-grid appliance market. 

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.

Indian Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Policy Database (IREEED)

The Indian Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Policy Database (IREEED) is a publicly available database that is a repository of all central and state government policies, incentives, and programmes related to renewable energy and energy efficiency.

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. 
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Reports

Public–Private Roundtables at the Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial

Public–Private Roundtables at the Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial
This report summarizes outcomes from the four public–private roundtables held as part of the seventh Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM7) in San Francisco, California, United States, in June 2016, capturing the key messages and recommendations of the government and private-sector leaders who participated in the discussions.

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.

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.

World Energy Trilemma 2016

World Energy Trilemma 2016
The 2016 World Energy Trilemma report aims to support policymakers in the complex task of translating the trilemma goals of energy security, energy equity, and environmental sustainability into implementation actions. The 2016 report identifies five areas where countries have focused efforts to drive progress on the energy trilemma goals and, in each focus area, analyzes selected policy tools and highlights the barriers from policy design to implementation.
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Videos

Highlights from the Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial and the Inaugural Mission Innovation Ministerial

Highlights from the Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial and the Inaugural Mission Innovation Ministerial
This video highlights the major presentations, discussions, and announcements from the seventh Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM7) and the inaugural Mission Innovation Ministerial, which took place in San Francisco, California, on June 1–2, 2016. The video is courtesy of IISD Reporting Services/ENB.

Webcast of the Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial Public-Private Action Summit

Webcast of the Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial Public-Private Action Summit

This video is a recording of the seventh Clean Energy Ministerial Public-Private Action Summit, which was streamed live on GreenBiz. 

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

Award of Excellence Winners Share ISO 50001 Insights and Business Benefits

Award of Excellence Winners Share ISO 50001 Insights and Business Benefits
Business leaders are using a powerful, global energy management standard, ISO 50001, to drive the organizational change needed for a clean energy transformation. CEM’s top Energy Management Leadership Award winners—Cummins, Inc., LG Chem, Ltd, and New Gold Inc.—share ISO 50001 insights and business benefits.
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