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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.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

U.S. Clean Energy Education & Empowerment Awards: 2012–2015 Winners

U.S. Clean Energy Education & Empowerment Awards: 2012–2015 Winners

This booklet profiles the 28 outstanding mid-career women in clean energy who have won Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) Awards to date. 

Friday, October 30, 2015

Lessons Learned From Incentive Programs for Efficient Air Conditioners: A Review

Lessons Learned From Incentive Programs for Efficient Air Conditioners: A Review

This report by CEM's SEAD initiative reviews financial incentive programs that aim to mitigate the energy consumption attributable to the growing stock of air conditioners (ACs). The report also describes how incentive programs can be designed to address other pressing concerns related to growing AC use.

Monday, October 26, 2015

The State of the Global Off-Grid Appliance Market

The State of the Global Off-Grid Appliance Market

This report presents the key findings from market research sponsored by the Global Lighting and Energy Access Partnership (Global LEAP). The results reveal that the global market for off-grid appliances is poised for rapid, significant growth.

Monday, September 21, 2015

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.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Public-Private Roundtables at the Sixth Clean Energy Ministerial

Public-Private Roundtables at the Sixth Clean Energy Ministerial

Public-Private Roundtables at the Sixth Clean Energy Ministerial summarizes key outcomes from the six public-private roundtables that were held as part of the sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6) in Merida, Mexico, in May 2015. The report captures the ideas and recommendations of the government and private sector leaders who participated in the discussions.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Chrysler Global Energy Management Implementation Case Study

Chrysler Global Energy Management Implementation Case Study

This case study describes how Chrysler Group LLC’s Brampton assembly plant became the first automotive assembly plant in Canada to achieve ISO 50001 certification while saving millions in energy costs.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Promoting Strong ISO 50001 Outcomes with Supportive National Infrastructure

Promoting Strong ISO 50001 Outcomes with Supportive National Infrastructure

This paper describes the Energy Management Working Group’s efforts to build workforce capacity for ISO 50001 certification audits through a new certification program for ISO 50001 Lead Auditors.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

U.S. Clean Energy Education & Empowerment Awards 2012–2014 Winners

U.S. Clean Energy Education & Empowerment Awards 2012–2014 Winners

This booklet profiles the 20 outstanding mid-career women in clean energy who have won Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) Awards to date. 

Monday, August 10, 2015

Analysis of the Potential Future of the Lighting Global Quality Assurance Program

Analysis of the Potential Future of the Lighting Global Quality Assurance Program

This report presents the findings of an investigation into the factors and issues affecting the likely viability of prospective successor organizations to the current Lighting Global (LG) Quality Assurance (QA) organization. The analysis was conducted by Navigant Consulting with support from the Global Off-Grid Lighting Association and is intended to provide useful information to prospective applicants to the IFC’s request for expressions of interest regarding the Lighting Global Off-Grid Lighting Third-Party Certification Body.

Friday, July 17, 2015

Cummins Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

Cummins Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

A global engine manufacturer improves energy performance 12.6% with SEP

This case study describes how Cummins Inc. worked with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Advanced Manufacturing Office to successfully implement an Energy Management System (EnMS) that meets all requirements of ISO 50001 and Superior Energy Performance (SEP).

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Chair's Summary, Sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6)

Chair's Summary, Sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6)

Chair's Summary of the sixth Clean Energy Ministerial, held 27–28 May 2015, in Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico.

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.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

World Energy Trilemma

World Energy Trilemma

Priority actions on climate change and how to balance the trilemma

The report reviews the views of energy sector stakeholders interviewed by the World Energy Council on what is needed from the 2015 negotiations in Paris on climate change (COP21) to enable them to continue to make progress on balancing the trilemma goals effectively across all the regions of the world. The report also identifies five enablers that are key to the successful transition to a low-carbon energy system.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2015

Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2015

Energy Technology Perspectives 2015 Excerpt, IEA Input to the Clean Energy Ministerial

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.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Global Lighting and Energy Access Partnership Overview

Global Lighting and Energy Access Partnership Overview

This fact sheet describes Global LEAP's goals and major work areas for 2015 and 2016, including activities to bolster quality assurance for off-grid solar products and mini-grid solutions, and activities to develop the market for super-efficient off-grid appliances and equipment.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

CEM Briefing Paper and Highlighted Initiative Results and Impacts

CEM Briefing Paper and Highlighted Initiative Results and Impacts

Prepared for the sixth Clean Energy Ministerial, this briefing paper provides an overview of the Clean Energy Ministerial, including its goals, participants, and initiatives. It also describes the CEM initiatives' highlighted key accomplishments. 

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Status Report on Power System Transformation

Status Report on Power System Transformation

This 21st Century Power Partnership report provides empirical examples of the types of power system innovations that are emerging around the world, showing what power sector transformation is and how it is being achieved today. As the examples reveal, the word “innovation” itself is not limited to merely technology, but applies widely across policy, planning, operation, finance, and business models.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Powering a Home with Just 25 Watts of Solar PV

Powering a Home with Just 25 Watts of Solar PV

Super-Efficient Appliances Can Enable Expanded Off-Grid Energy Service Using Small Solar Power Systems

Analysis commissioned by the Global Lighting and Energy Access Partnership (Global LEAP) initiative reveals that highly efficient direct current (DC) appliances have the potential to dramatically increase the affordability of off-grid solar power systems used for rural electrification in developing countries by reducing the size of the systems required. When super-efficient appliances are used in off-grid solar power systems, the total cost of providing off-grid electricity services can be reduced by as much as 50%.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

May 2015 Newsletter

May 2015 Newsletter

Super-Efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment Initiative

Highlights recent accomplishments and provides updates on SEAD Initiative activities, projects, and programs.

Friday, May 1, 2015

India and the 21st Century Power Partnership

India and the 21st Century Power Partnership

Paving the Way to a Smarter, Cleaner, More Resilient System

This fact sheet describes the 21st Century Power Partnership's India in-country consultation program, which has focused its initial efforts on contributing to the development of the national Renewable Energy Roadmap; sharing experiences and lessons learned on managing variable renewable energy on the grid and the role of ancillary services in renewable energy grid integration; and providing power system modeling support and training in relevant power system modeling tools that address critical needs

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