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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

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.

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.

Industry Commits to Development of Super-Efficient Cooling Systems

Industry Commits to Development of Super-Efficient Cooling Systems
Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) hosted a day-long workshop to deliberate on a strategy for super-efficient cooling systems. As a result, leading manufacturers such as Voltas, Blue Star, Godrej, Daikin, Whirlpool, and Panasonic pledged their support to develop and deploy super-efficient cooling systems in their complexes and facilities. They also endorsed the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Advanced Cooling (AC) Challenge.

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.

Policies for Enabling Corporate Sourcing of Renewable Energy Internationally

Policies for Enabling Corporate Sourcing of Renewable Energy Internationally
The Clean Energy Ministerial’s (CEM’s) 21st Century Power Partnership initiative partnered with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Center for Resource Solutions, International Renewable Energy Agency, and World Resources Institute to develop this report, which explores the policy and regulatory enabling environment for corporate sourcing of renewables. The report supports the CEM Corporate Sourcing of Renewables Campaign.

Policy Enabling Environment for Corporate Renewable Energy Sourcing

Policy Enabling Environment for Corporate Renewable Energy Sourcing
This is a two-page summary of Policies for Enabling Corporate Sourcing of Renewable Energy Internationally, a product developed by CEM’s 21CPP initiative and several partners in support of the CEM Corporate Sourcing of Renewables Campaign.The report explores the policy and regulatory enabling environment for corporate sourcing of renewables.

Sweden Challenges Other Countries to Join the Global Lighting Challenge

Sweden Challenges Other Countries to Join the Global Lighting Challenge
On 3 May, Minister Ibrahim Baylan launched Belysningsutmaningen, Sweden’s commitment to the Global Lighting Challenge. Together with public and private actors, the Swedish government now races to reduce by half the electricity demand for lighting by 2020 and challenges other countries to follow suit.
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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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