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The publications library includes reports and presentations from ministerial meetings, as well as technical papers, guides, brochures, flyers, and fact sheets from the clean energy initiatives and campaigns within the Clean Energy Ministerial.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

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.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Renewable Energy Auctions: A Guide to Design, Summary for Policy Makers

Renewable Energy Auctions: A Guide to Design, Summary for Policy Makers

Volume 1 of Renewable Energy Auctions: A Guide to Design

This volume summarizes the six-volume Renewable Energy Auctions: A Guide to Design, provides recommendations for policy makers, and outlines key considerations for successful renewable energy auction design.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Renewable Energy Policies and Auctions

Renewable Energy Policies and Auctions

Volume 2 of Renewable Energy Auctions: A Guide to Design

This volume, the second volume the final volume in Renewable Energy Auctions: A Guide to Design, contextualizes auctions within the larger realm of renewable energy support schemes and presents an outlook on recent international trends in renewable energy policies, highlighting the role renewable energy auctions play in many electricity markets worldwide. 

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Auction Design: Demand

Auction Design: Demand

Volume 3 of Renewable Energy Auctions: A Guide to Design

This volume, the third volume in Renewable Energy Auctions: A Guide to Design, examines the crucial demand-side considerations of renewable energy auction design.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Auction Design: Qualification Requirements

Auction Design: Qualification Requirements

Volume 4 of Renewable Energy Auctions: A Guide to Design

This volume, the fourth volume in Renewable Energy Auctions: A Guide to Design, addresses qualification requirements, which determine the suppliers that are eligible to participate in a renewable energy auction.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Auction Design: Winner Selection Process

Auction Design: Winner Selection Process

Volume 5 of Renewable Energy Auctions: A Guide to Design

This volume, the fifth volume in Renewable Energy Auctions: A Guide to Design, examines winner selection, which involves applying the auction’s bidding and clearing rules and awarding contracts to winners.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Auction Design: Sellers’ Liabilities

Auction Design: Sellers’ Liabilities

Volume 6 of Renewable Energy Auctions: A Guide to Design

This volume, the final volume in Renewable Energy Auctions: A Guide to Design, addresses sellers’ liabilities, which encompass responsibilities and obligations spelled out in renewable energy auction documents.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Carbon Capture, Use and Storage Action Group Fact Sheet

Carbon Capture, Use and Storage Action Group Fact Sheet

This fact sheet, published during CEM5, describes the CCUS initiative goals, activities, achievements, and participating governments.


Monday, May 12, 2014

Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2014

Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2014

Energy Technology Perspectives 2014 Excerpt, and IEA Input to the Clean Energy Ministerial

Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2014 reviews progress in 12 energy areas & makes recommendations to governments on how to scale up deployment of these technologiesThe report also examines the rapid growth in electronic devices & their impact on electricity use.

Monday, May 12, 2014

econValue: The Socio-economic Benefits of Solar and Wind Energy

econValue: The Socio-economic Benefits of Solar and Wind Energy

This report highlights approaches for measuring the economic value, such as jobs and tax revenues, created from the deployment of solar and wind energy technologies

Monday, May 12, 2014

Carbon Capture and Storage: Building on Recent Progress

Carbon Capture and Storage: Building on Recent Progress

Key messages to the 5th Clean Energy Ministerial

This document provides five key messages for ministers attending CEM5 on carbon capture and storage (CCS) and reviews progress towards the 7 recommendations made to ministers in 2011.

Tags: CCUSCEM5

Friday, August 16, 2013

Insights from Interviews, a Survey, and a Workshop with Potential End Users of the Global Atlas for Solar and Wind Energy

Insights from Interviews, a Survey, and a Workshop with Potential End Users of the Global Atlas for Solar and Wind Energy

This report summarizes the results of a UNEP effort to conduct interviews, a survey, and a workshop with potential end users of the Global Atlas for Solar and Wind Energy. 

Friday, April 19, 2013

Global Action to Advance Carbon Capture and Storage: A Focus on Industrial Applications

Global Action to Advance Carbon Capture and Storage: A Focus on Industrial Applications

At CEM4, the CCUS Action Group released a report highlighting opportunities and recommended global actions for advancing carbon capture and storage in industrial applications. 

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Sustainable Development of Hydropower Initiative Fact Sheet

Sustainable Development of Hydropower Initiative Fact Sheet

This fact sheet, published during CEM4, describes the Hydropower initiative goals, activities, achievements, and participating governments.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Bioenergy Working Group Fact Sheet

Bioenergy Working Group Fact Sheet

This fact sheet, published during CEM4, describes the Bioenergy initiative goals, activities, achievements, and participating governments.

Friday, March 1, 2013

Making the Case for Funding Carbon Capture and Storage in Developing Countries

Making the Case for Funding Carbon Capture and Storage in Developing Countries

This report reviews progress in meeting recommendations made in the report Funding Carbon Capture and Storage in Developing Countries.

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Public-Private Roundtables at the Third Clean Energy Ministerial

Public-Private Roundtables at the Third Clean Energy Ministerial

Public-Private Roundtables at the Third Clean Energy Ministerial summarizes key outcomes from the public-private roundtables that were held as part of the third Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM3) in London in 2012. The report captures the ideas and recommendations of the government and private sector leaders who participated in the discussions.

Friday, July 6, 2012

Capacity Development Needs Diagnostics for Renewable Energy – Volume 2: The Toolbox

Capacity Development Needs Diagnostics for Renewable Energy – Volume 2: The Toolbox

The CaDRE toolbox provides 25 different tools that will help the user through processes described in The Handbook for Capacity Development Needs Diagnostics for Renewable Energy (CaDRE).

Friday, July 6, 2012

Capacity Development Needs Diagnostics for Renewable Energy – Volume 1: The Handbook

Capacity Development Needs Diagnostics for Renewable Energy – Volume 1: The Handbook

The Handbook for Capacity Development Needs Diagnostics for Renewable Energy (CaDRE) provides a step-by-step guide to help government officials and practitioners conduct capacity needs assessments for renewable energy at a national, regional, or local level.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Global Solar and Wind Atlas Brochure

Global Solar and Wind Atlas Brochure

This brochure describes the Global Atlas for Solar and Wind energy, a collaborative internet-based Geographic Information System (GIS) for wind and solar resources.

Friday, April 27, 2012

Clean Energy Ministerial-Sustainable Energy for All Joint Press Release

Clean Energy Ministerial-Sustainable Energy for All Joint Press Release

Joint press release from the Clean Energy Ministerial and Sustainable Energy for All initiative press conference at the third Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM3). 

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Clean Energy Ministerial & Sustainable Energy for All Summary Fact Sheet

Clean Energy Ministerial & Sustainable Energy for All Summary Fact Sheet

This fact sheet describes Clean Energy Ministerial commitments that will drive progress on the Sustainable Energy for All initiative.

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Clean Energy Ministerial & Sustainable Energy for All Statements for the Press

Clean Energy Ministerial & Sustainable Energy for All Statements for the Press

Statements for the Press, from the Joint Clean Energy Ministerial-Sustainable Energy for All press conference at the third Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM3).

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Tracking Progress in Carbon Capture and Storage

Tracking Progress in Carbon Capture and Storage

Report to the third Clean Energy Ministerial

This report tracks the progress made toward the seven recommendations made by the Carbon Capture, Use and Storage Action Group at the second Clean Energy Ministerial.  

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Global Status of CCS

Global Status of CCS

Update to the 3rd Clean Energy Ministerial

This report provides an update to the third Clean Energy Ministerial on the global status of CCS in 2012. 

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