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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

Global LEAP Publishes The State of the Global Off-Grid Appliance Market

Global LEAP Publishes The State of the Global Off-Grid Appliance Market
The global market for off-grid appliances is poised for rapid and significant growth, according to market research sponsored by the Global Lighting and Energy Access Partnership (Global LEAP), a Clean Energy Ministerial initiative. According to The State of the Global Off-Grid Appliance Market, Global LEAP’s new study, growth in clean energy access markets and the global off-grid appliance market are inextricably linked, and success in applications such as off-grid LED lighting provides a “springboard” for expanded focus on emerging off-grid energy service technologies.

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.

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.

Report on Energy and Gender Issues in ECOWAS Member States Launched at COP21

Report on Energy and Gender Issues in ECOWAS Member States Launched at COP21
The Clean Energy Solutions Center, an initiative of the Clean Energy Ministerial, has announced the release of a new report, Situation Analysis of Energy and Gender Issues: Issues in ECOWAS Member States. The report, supported through the Clean Energy Solutions Center Ask an Expert service and developed in collaboration with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, provides insights on the role of women in energy access and decision-making in the region and laid the groundwork for the development of the ECOWAS Policy for Gender Mainstreaming in Energy Access. The report was announced at the 21st United Nations climate conference (COP21) in Paris, France, during the ECOWAS side event.

SEAD Releases Review of Incentive Programs to Address Escalating Cooling Demand and Use

SEAD Releases Review of Incentive Programs to Address Escalating Cooling Demand and Use
CEM's Super-efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) initiative recently published a report on financial incentive programs that aim to mitigate the energy consumption attributable to the growing stock of air conditioners (ACs). Lessons Learned From Incentive Programs for Efficient Air Conditioners: A Review also describes how incentive programs can be designed to address other pressing concerns related to growing AC use.

Situation Analysis of Energy and Gender Issues in ECOWAS Member States

Situation Analysis of Energy and Gender Issues in ECOWAS Member States
A new report, Situation Analysis of Energy and Gender Issues: Issues in ECOWAS Member States, examines pressing challenges regarding gender inequality and gender’s role in energy interventions in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). This report was supported through the Clean Energy Solutions Center, an initiative of the Clean Energy Ministerial, and was developed in collaboration with the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE).

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.

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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