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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

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.

2015–16 Global LEAP Award Winners Announced at CEM7

2015–16 Global LEAP Award Winners Announced at CEM7
The Clean Energy Ministerial has announced the Winners in the 2015–16 Global LEAP Awards, an international competition that identifies and promotes the world’s best, most energy-efficient off-grid appliances. This round of the Global LEAP Awards features competitions for televisions and fans that are designed for use with off-grid solar energy systems.

3 Trends in Decentralized Renewables and a Revolution

3 Trends in Decentralized Renewables and a Revolution

Michael Liebreich, founder of Bloomberg New Energy Finance, praises the Clean Energy Ministerial's (CEM's) Global LEAP initiative and its efforts towards developing energy-efficient appliances to meet the demands of low-income families and those in the off-grid market. Liebreich explains his predictions for the future of decentralized renewables and energy access, and discusses the trends he believes will help establish the new energy-efficient revolution. 

3rd Sustainable Energy for All Forum

3rd Sustainable Energy for All Forum
The 3rd Sustainable Energy for All Forum, a landmark gathering celebrating the global sustainable energy movement, will take place in New York City, U.S.A., from 3–5 April 2017. The event, hosted by Sustainable Energy for All (SEforAll), will bring together more than 1,000 high-level representatives from government, business, civil society, and international organizations. The Clean Energy Ministerial will be highlighted during the event.

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.

Approaching Energy Access Differently

Approaching Energy Access Differently
International Women’s Day, observed around the world on 8 March 2017, celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political empowerment and achievement of women. Among many other issues, International Women’s Day provides an opportunity to recognize cutting-edge work addressing women’s energy poverty. For example, in West Africa, ensuring universal energy access by 2030 is proving to be more than just a political proclamation; with support from the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Clean Energy Solutions Center and its partners, West African countries are fast-tracking their energy access goals by putting women’s interests at the center of policy solutions.

Clean Energy Ministerial Releases CEM4 Roundtables Report

Clean Energy Ministerial Releases CEM4 Roundtables Report

Public-Private Roundtables at the Fourth Clean Energy Ministerial captures the ideas and recommendations of the government and private sector leaders who participated in six clean energy roundtables held as part of the fourth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM4).

COP22 Features Global LEAP and Energy Access Partners

COP22 Features Global LEAP and Energy Access Partners
At the 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP22) in Marrakech, Morocco, energy leaders from across the globe are focusing on concrete steps and celebrating actions taken that will achieve the priorities of the Paris Agreement, including the promotion of energy access worldwide. Among the activities featured at Marrakech were those of the Clean Energy Ministerial’s (CEM’s) Global Lighting and Energy Access Partnership (Global LEAP) and its partners.

DC Power for the Off-Grid Market

DC Power for the Off-Grid Market
Direct current (DC) power – combined with mobile solutions – can improve energy access by enabling the provision of efficient solutions. CEM's Global LEAP initiative works with off-grid energy service providers and DC appliance manufacturers to help raise awareness and promote high-quality, energy-efficient, and affordable off-grid products.

Energy4Access Coalition Year of Action 2016

Energy4Access Coalition Year of Action 2016
At the COP21 climate negotiations in Paris, the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) announced the launch of the Efficiency for Access (E4A) Coalition, a new collaborative effort between the CEM’s Global Lighting and Energy Access Partnership (Global LEAP) and Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) to accelerate universal access to energy. In coordination with the coalition’s launch, E4A released its 2016 Framework for Action, which outlines E4A’s vision and steps for the coming year towards the overarching goal of deploying super-efficient technologies to enable universal access to enhanced energy services by 2030.

Finalists Announced for the Global LEAP Awards for World’s Best Off-Grid Color Televisions and LED Lighting Appliances

Finalists Announced for the Global LEAP Awards for World’s Best Off-Grid Color Televisions and LED Lighting Appliances
Finalists have been named for the Global LEAP Outstanding Off-Grid Appliance Awards competition, which identifies and promotes the world’s best, most energy-efficient off-grid color televisions and LED room lighting appliances.Winners will be announced at the Fifth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM5) in Seoul, Korea, on 12 May 2014.

Global Development Leaders to Accelerate Universal Energy Access through Greater Energy Efficiency

Global Development Leaders to Accelerate Universal Energy Access through Greater Energy Efficiency
The Efficiency for Access (E4A) Coalition, a new collaborative effort between the CEM’s Global Lighting and Energy Access Partnership (Global LEAP) and Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) to accelerate universal access to energy. E4A will bring together and amplify the efforts of global development partners to harness the power of energy efficiency to achieve universal access to enhanced energy services—beyond lighting—by 2030.

Global Leaders Launch Initiatives to Jumpstart Off-Grid Clean Energy Services Market

Global Leaders Launch Initiatives to Jumpstart Off-Grid Clean Energy Services Market
Partners in the Global Lighting and Energy Access Partnership (Global LEAP), an initiative of the Clean Energy Ministerial led by the U.S. Department of Energy, today announced a slate of new investments to advance the global market for off-grid renewable energy solutions. The efforts announced today will support the development and deployment of highly-energy efficient lighting and appliance products designed for use with small-scale distributed solar systems. These technologies are essential to achieving the United Nation’s 7th Sustainable Development Goal of achieving universal energy access by 2030.

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. 

Global LEAP Awards

The Global Lighting and Energy Access Partnership (Global LEAP) Outstanding Off-Grid Product Awards identify and promote the most energy-efficient, affordable, highest quality off-grid appliances worldwide.

Global LEAP Awards for World’s Best Off-Grid Televisions and LED Lights (Media Alert)

Global LEAP Awards for World’s Best Off-Grid Televisions and LED Lights (Media Alert)
The winners of the Global LEAP Outstanding Off-Grid Appliance Awards (Global LEAP Awards) will be announced on 12 May 2014 at the fifth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM5) in Seoul, Korea. The Global LEAP Awards support markets for off-grid energy products by identifying and promoting energy-efficient, affordable, and high-quality appliances.

Global LEAP Awards Names Winning Off-Grid Color Televisions and LED Lighting Appliances

Global LEAP Awards Names Winning Off-Grid Color Televisions and LED Lighting Appliances
Winners have been named for the inaugural Global LEAP Outstanding Off-Grid Appliance Awards competition, a Clean Energy Ministerial initiative to identify and promote the world's best, most energy-efficient off-grid color televisions and LED room lighting appliances.

Global LEAP Awards Outstanding Off-Grid Appliances 2014 Buyer’s Guide

Global LEAP Awards Outstanding Off-Grid Appliances 2014 Buyer’s Guide
The Global LEAP Awards Outstanding Off-Grid Appliances Buyer’s Guide provides high-level information about the 2014 Global LEAP Awards Winners and Finalists—for both the television and LED room lighting competitions. The guide's purpose is to help solar home system companies and mini-grid developers make smarter, faster off-grid appliance procurement decisions.

Global LEAP Awards Overview

Global LEAP Awards Overview
This flyer describes the Global Lighting and Energy Access Partnership (Global LEAP) awards program, including the competitions for LED room lighting appliances and for flat-panel color televisions.

Global LEAP Awards: LED Appliances Competition Overview Flyer (in English and Chinese)

Global LEAP Awards: LED Appliances Competition Overview Flyer (in English and  Chinese)
This flyer describes, in both English and Chinese, the first Global LEAP Awards competition, which will recognize low-voltage direct current (DC) LED room lighting appliances on the strength of their quality and energy efficiency. 
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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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