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Resources from the Eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8)

Browse presentations, reports, summary documents, videos, and other resources from the eighth Clean Energy Ministerial, held 6–8 June 2017 in Beijing, China.

Presentations

CEM8 Scene Setter

CEM8 Scene Setter
Dr. Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), provided the Scene Setter for the Eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8).

The Green Entrepreneurial State

The Green Entrepreneurial State
At the Eighth Clean Energy Ministerial, Dr. Mariana Mazzucato, Professor in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value at University College London, presented on sector roles in energy investment and innovation.

World Energy Issues Monitor 2017

World Energy Issues Monitor 2017
At the Eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8), Dr. Christoph Frei, Secretary General of the World Energy Council, presented on the most recent World Energy Issues Monitor, which provides an overview of today’s energy-related issues.
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Reports

A New Era of Shared Clean-Energy Leadership Begins in China

A New Era of Shared Clean-Energy Leadership Begins in China
There is a new reality in clean energy. The world’s major emerging economies – including China, India, and several others – are moving to the center stage of the clean energy transition. Christian Zinglersen, Head of the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) Secretariat, explains how the CEM is bringing together major industrialized and emerging economies to focus on clean energy technologies and policies, reduce environmental impacts, and ensure reliable and affordable supplies. The upcoming eighth Clean Energy Ministerial in Beijing reflects the key role of emerging economies in clean energy.

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.

C3E Announces Sixth Annual Awards

C3E Announces Sixth Annual Awards
The U.S. Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) initiative of the Clean Energy Ministerial is now accepting nominations for the Sixth Annual C3E Awards. The C3E Awards recognize the outstanding leadership and accomplishments of mid-career women working in clean energy throughout the United States.

CEM8 Scene Setter

CEM8 Scene Setter
Dr. Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), provided the Scene Setter for the Eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8).

Clean Energy Ministerial: Accelerating the Clean Energy Revolution

Clean Energy Ministerial: Accelerating the Clean Energy Revolution
This video provides a quick summary of the Clean Energy Ministerial's key role in accelerating the global transition to clean energy. 

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.

Corporate Sourcing for Renewables Campaign Demonstrates Momentum at Eighth Clean Energy Ministerial

Corporate Sourcing for Renewables Campaign Demonstrates Momentum at Eighth Clean Energy Ministerial
Today, key partners in the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Corporate Sourcing of Renewables Campaign highlighted progress and announced major new efforts to help companies increase their use of renewable energy and help power a transition to a clean energy future. The campaign was featured during the eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8) Public–Private Action Summit, held in Beijing and hosted by China’s Ministry of Science and Technology and National Energy Administration (NEA). Campaign announcements to attending global leaders included news that RE100 has grown by half over the past year, the release of new reports on enabling frameworks, and a new annual Corporate Sourcing conference. In addition, China announced it would co-lead the campaign, joining Denmark and Germany.

Corporate Sourcing for Renewables Campaign Launches at Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial

Corporate Sourcing for Renewables Campaign Launches at Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial
An international assembly of high-level clean energy leaders attending the Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM7) has launched the Corporate Sourcing for Renewables Campaign, a collaborative drive to significantly increase the number of companies around the world powering operations with renewable energy.

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.

Delegates Come Together to Prepare for the Eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8)

Delegates Come Together to Prepare for the Eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8)
The eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8) preparatory meeting was hosted by the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium. Senior level officials and other delegates from the CEM member governments spent two days discussing the agenda, priorities, and desired outcomes of CEM8, which will be hosted by the Republic of China and take place in Beijing on 7–8 June.

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.

New global initiative aims to advance women’s leadership in clean energy

New global initiative aims to advance women’s leadership in clean energy
Sweden and Canada announced they were setting up a new global Technology Collaboration Programme (TCP) under the International Energy Agency (IEA) to promote leadership roles for women in clean energy. The establishment of the Clean Energy Education and Empowerment TCP (C3E TCP) was announced during the 8th Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8) meeting in Beijing. It builds on the successful C3E initiative created by member governments of the CEM in 2010.

Nine Women Honored for Leadership and Achievements at Annual U.S. C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium

Nine Women Honored for Leadership and Achievements at Annual U.S. C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium
For the fourth year, the U.S. Clean Energy Education & Empowerment (C3E) program has recognized the outstanding leadership and extraordinary achievements of mid-career women working to advance clean energy. Nine remarkable women were honored during the annual C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium, held on November 4 and 5 at MIT.

Policies to Spur Energy Access

Policies to Spur Energy Access
The Clean Energy Solutions Center's Policies to Spur Energy Access is a comprehensive report that reveals policy options for developing countries to engage the private sector in creating market solutions to energy access.

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

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.

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 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.

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.
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Videos

Three Highlights from the Eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8)

Three Highlights from the Eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8)

Christian Zingerlsen, Head of Secretariat for the Clean Energy Ministerial, recaps three highlights from the eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8), explaining why CEM8 heralds a new era for the CEM.

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Women in Clean Energy

Women in Clean Energy
This short video from the International Energy Agency introduces Clean Energy Education and Empowerment Technology Collaboration Programme (C3E TCP), which seeks to close the gender gap and harness all talent in achieving our energy-related goals.
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CEM8 – A New Era of Shared Leadership to Advance Clean Energy Worldwide

CEM8 – A New Era of Shared Leadership to Advance Clean Energy Worldwide

As clean energy is increasingly driven by emerging economies, global political leadership in advancing clean energy will be increasingly shared. The Clean Energy Ministerial – a forum of 25 key countries working together to accelerate the global energy transition – next gathers in Beijing on 6-8 June 2017 for the eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8). Christian Zinglersen, Head of Secretariat for the Clean Energy Ministerial, explains how the CEM’s members are advancing clean energy and why CEM8 marks a turning point for the CEM.

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