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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.

Brochure - Eighth Clean Energy Ministerial and Second Mission Innovation Ministerial

Brochure - Eighth Clean Energy Ministerial and Second Mission Innovation Ministerial

This brochure previews the eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8) and second Mission Innovation Ministeral (MI-2) meeting, taking place 6–8 June 2017 in Beijing, China. 

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CEM’s Advanced Cooling Challenge Recruited $1.4 billion in Investments to Promote Efficient Cooling Technology

CEM’s Advanced Cooling Challenge Recruited $1.4 billion in Investments to Promote Efficient Cooling Technology
Today, at the eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8), the Advanced Cooling Challenge (ACC) announced that it has recruited 26 commitments and $USD 1.4 billion of investments towards developing and deploying energy-efficient air conditioners that use low global warming potential (GWP) refrigerants.

CEM’s Global Lighting Challenge Announces 14 Billion Efficient Lighting Products Committed in Two Years

CEM’s Global Lighting Challenge Announces 14 Billion Efficient Lighting Products Committed in Two Years
At an Eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8) side event on efficient lighting, 13 companies announced new commitments to the Global Lighting Challenge (GLC) totaling nearly 6 billion LED lighting products. The GLC has now reached 14 billion high efficiency, high quality lighting products committed, surpassing its 10 billion light goal set at the sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6) two years ago.

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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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).

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.

China Joins the CEM Solar and Wind Working Group at CEM8

China Joins the CEM Solar and Wind Working Group at CEM8
The CEM Multilateral Solar and Wind Working Group (MSWWG) increased its membership and activities at the eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8) in Beijing and discussed future priorities.

Clean Energy Ministerial 8 Roundtables Summary Report

Clean Energy Ministerial 8 Roundtables Summary Report

This report presents summaries of the public-private roundtable discussions held at the eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8) in Beijing, China.

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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 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.

Global EV Outlook 2017

Global EV Outlook 2017
The Clean Energy Ministerial’s Electric Vehicles Initiative has released Global EV Outlook 2017. Developed in partnership with the International Energy Agency, the report offers a unique global perspective on the burgeoning electric vehicle (EV) market, which achieved a milestone in 2016 when global electric car stock surpassed two million vehicles.

New CEM Campaign Aims for Goal of 30% New Electric Vehicle Sales by 2030

New CEM Campaign Aims for Goal of 30% New Electric Vehicle Sales by 2030
The Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) announced a new campaign called EV 30@30 to speed up the deployment of electric vehicles and target at least 30 percent new electric vehicle sales by 2030. The campaign will support the market for electric passenger cars, light commercial vans, buses and trucks (including battery-electric, plug-in hybrid, and fuel cell vehicle types). It will also work towards the deployment of charging infrastructure to supply sufficient power to the vehicles deployed.

New Commitments Highlight Progress of Energy Management Campaign at Eighth Clean Energy Ministerial

New Commitments Highlight Progress of Energy Management Campaign at Eighth Clean Energy Ministerial
Partners shared their newest commitments to the Energy Management Campaign with an international assembly of high-level clean energy leaders attending the 8th Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8), which took place June 6–8 in Beijing, China. One of the highlights of the three-day event, the Campaign aims, by 2020, to achieve 50,001 global certifications to ISO 50001, the global energy management system standard. During related CEM8 events, governments, global business leaders, and other key partners outlined concrete actions they will take to promote ISO 50001 and make progress towards climate and 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.

New, Multilateral Clean Energy Ministerial Secretariat Team Announced

New, Multilateral Clean Energy Ministerial Secretariat Team Announced
The Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM)—a unique partnership of 25 key countries working together to accelerate the global energy transition—is pleased to announce the staff selected to support the new CEM Secretariat based at the International Energy Agency’s headquarters in Paris, France. The new CEM Secretariat team consists of experts on international diplomacy and clean energy policy from around the world. This diverse team, which captures the breadth of CEM membership, will help facilitate increased international cooperation and collaborative work through the CEM.

The CEM Launches New Advanced Power Plant Flexibility Campaign

The CEM Launches New Advanced Power Plant Flexibility Campaign
The Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) Advanced Power Plant Flexibility Campaign is set up to build strong momentum and commitment from participants to implement solutions that make power plants more flexible. Flexibility is critical to integrate wind and solar energy into power systems. The campaign covers all forms of dispatchable power plants, particularly coal, gas, hydro and bioenergy.

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.
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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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