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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

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.

REN21 2016 Renewables Global Status Report

REN21 2016 Renewables Global Status Report
At the seventh Clean Energy Ministerial, Arthouros Zervos, Chair of the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21), presented on the REN21 Renewables 2016 Global Status Report.

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: Setting the Scene for the Clean Energy Ministerial

Tracking Clean Energy Progress: Setting the Scene for the Clean Energy Ministerial
At the seventh Clean Energy Ministerial, Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), provided an overview of clean energy progress based on the IEA’s 2016 Energy Technology Perspectives.

World Energy Trilemma 2016: Defining Measures to Accelerate the Energy Transition

World Energy Trilemma 2016: Defining Measures to Accelerate the Energy Transition
At the seventh Clean Energy Ministerial, Joan MacNaughton, Executive Chair of the World Energy Council Trilemma Study Group, provided an overview of the Group’s 2016 report.
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Reports

CEM8: The Clean Energy Challenge Demands Shared Global Leadership

CEM8: The Clean Energy Challenge Demands Shared Global Leadership
At the eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8), held in Beijing, China on 6-8 June 2017, energy ministers and heads of delegation announced more ambitious goals for the CEM’s work in the area of electric vehicles (EV30@30), urban energy systems, buildings efficiency, and advanced power plant flexibility (APPF);  exchanged views with global business leaders, energy experts from industry, academia, and international organisations in four public-private roundtable discussions; and launched a new era of ‘shared global leadership’ for the CEM.

Clean Energy Finance Solutions Center

The Clean Energy Finance Solutions Center provides resources and expert services to help governments mobilize clean energy finance.

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 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.

Clean Energy Solutions Center Expands Policy Assistance and Provides New Services on Finance

Clean Energy Solutions Center Expands Policy Assistance and Provides New Services on Finance
As the climate negotiations continue during COP21 in Paris, the Clean Energy Ministerial announced a major scale-up of its Clean Energy Solutions Center to help countries implement solutions post-Paris to achieve their clean energy and climate goals. The expansion includes scaling up the highly successful Ask An Expert service and launching new services on clean energy finance.

Internationally Aligned Test Methods and Performance Requirements for TVs

Internationally Aligned Test Methods and Performance Requirements for TVs
This summary presents the results of an analysis of the global differences between test methodologies used to measure the energy performance of televisions, and energy performance policy requirements for televisions. It also identifies opportunities to work toward greater international harmonisation on testing and policy approaches.

Malaysia Establishes Feed-in Tariffs to Accelerate Renewable Energy Deployment

Malaysia Establishes Feed-in Tariffs to Accelerate Renewable Energy Deployment
Malaysia has taken steps to further clean energy deployment by mandating adoption of a renewable energy feed-in tariff (FiT) mechanism under the country’s 2011 Renewable Energy Act. The Malaysian Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) and the Clean Energy Regulators Initiative (CERI) are working together to enable FiT implementation and renewable energy development, with CERI supporting SEDA’s efforts to review and improve FiTs for solar photovoltaic (PV), bioenergy, small hydropower, and geothermal energy resources and technologies. The Clean Energy Ministerial’s (CEM’s) Clean Energy Solutions Center Ask an Expect service facilitated the SEDA-CERI partnership.

New 21st Century Power Partnership Report Describes Pathways for Power Systems Transformation

New 21st Century Power Partnership Report Describes Pathways for Power Systems Transformation
Guiding the pathway of power system change is a difficult task for policy makers. This challenge is the subject of Power Systems of the Future, a new report prepared by the 21st Century Power Partnership.

New Clean Energy Solutions Center Report Explores the Next Generation of Renewable Energy Policy

New Clean Energy Solutions Center Report Explores the Next Generation of Renewable Energy Policy
The Clean Energy Solutions Center has released a new report that examines recent innovations in renewable energy policy. It reviews changes in the renewable energy market that are driving policy innovation, discusses an emerging breakdown in conventional policy labels, and explores specific examples of recent policy innovation that can help point the way toward the next generation of renewable electricity policies.

New Report: Next Generation Wind and Solar Power – From Cost to Value

New Report: Next Generation Wind and Solar Power – From Cost to Value
The report Next Generation Wind and Solar Power – From Cost to Value has been released as a collaborative product of the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Solar and Wind Working Group and the International Energy Agency. The report explores the dramatic expansion of variable renewable energy, the challenges this presents to power system operators and regulators, and possible solutions, including policies to maximize the system value of electricity from wind and solar power.

Next Generation Wind and Solar Power - From Cost to Value

Next Generation Wind and Solar Power - From Cost to Value
A new report, co-developed by the Clean Energy Ministerial's Solar and Wind Working Group and the International Energy Agency, explores the dramatic expansion of renewable power, along with the challenges this presents to power system operators and regulators. The new report includes a series of country-specific case studies that show how emerging countries can achieve integration.

REN21 2016 Renewables Global Status Report

REN21 2016 Renewables Global Status Report
At the seventh Clean Energy Ministerial, Arthouros Zervos, Chair of the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21), presented on the REN21 Renewables 2016 Global Status Report.

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.

Report on India's Renewable Electricity Roadmap 2030: Toward Accelerated Renewable Electricity Deployment

Report on India's Renewable Electricity Roadmap 2030: Toward Accelerated Renewable Electricity Deployment

This roadmap outlines key recommendations and a framework for integrated policy strategy to drive a dramatic scale-up of renewable energy in India that complements both existing and planned conventional power projects. The executive summary is provided here; the full report is available from the Confederation of Indian Industry.  

SEAD Launches New Policy Exchange Forum

SEAD Launches New Policy Exchange Forum
The SEAD Policy Exchange Forum is a new, voluntary, informal government-to-government discussion forum where policymakers and their delegated representatives share and learn from one another about cutting-edge and cost-effective approaches to specific appliance energy efficiency challenges.

Solutions Center Report Helps Policymakers Attract Investment in Energy Access

Solutions Center Report Helps Policymakers Attract Investment in Energy Access

The Clean Energy Ministerial’s Clean Energy Solutions Center has published Policies to Spur Energy Access, a comprehensive report produced jointly with the International Institute for Environment and Development. The report reveals policy options for developing countries to engage the private sector in creating market solutions to energy access and includes in-depth case studies of public–private programs for financing energy access in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Mali, Mexico, and Nepal. 

Solutions Center Report Reviews International Experiences in Wheeling and Banking Strategies

Solutions Center Report Reviews International Experiences in Wheeling and Banking Strategies
The Clean Energy Regulators Initiative (CERI) has released a new report, Wheeling and Banking Strategies for Optimal Renewable Energy Deployment: International Experiences. CERI is a partnership between two Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) initiatives, the Clean Energy Solutions Center and 21st Century Power Partnership, and Leonardo Energy. As variable renewable generation increases worldwide, policy makers and regulators are adopting new or revised wheeling and banking policies that could effectively support renewable development. The report defines the principles of wheeling (transmission) tariffs and renewable energy banking provisions and their role in renewable energy deployment in countries with plans for large-scale renewable energy.

Solutions Center, ISGAN Partner to Provide Expert Policy Assistance on Smart Grid Topics

Solutions Center, ISGAN Partner to Provide Expert Policy Assistance on Smart Grid Topics
The Clean Energy Solutions Center and the International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN) are partnering to provide smart grid policy expertise to a global audience through the Solutions Center’s Ask an Expert service.

The Next Generation of Renewable Electricity Policy

The Next Generation of Renewable Electricity Policy
This report, prepared by the Clean Energy Solutions Center, reviews changes in the renewable energy market that are driving policy innovation, discusses an emerging breakdown in conventional policy labels, and explores specific examples of recent policy innovation that can help point the way toward the next generation of renewable electricity policies.
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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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