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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.

Friday, October 25, 2013

The benefits of creating a cross-country data framework for energy efficiency

The benefits of creating a cross-country data framework for energy efficiency

An effort to standardize product energy performance data and reporting

This paper presents a new data standard for reporting energy performance and related product information that can be adopted internationally. 

Friday, October 25, 2013

Monitoring and Evaluation of Green Public Procurement Programs

Monitoring and Evaluation of Green Public Procurement Programs

Promising approaches to improve the M&E of Energy Efficient Procurement programs

This paper provides a preliminary map of existing approaches and key components to monitor Energy Efficient Procurement (EEP) programs in order to contribute to the improvement of their own systems. 

Friday, October 25, 2013

Costs and Benefits of Energy Efficiency Improvement in Ceiling Fans

Costs and Benefits of Energy Efficiency Improvement in Ceiling Fans

Investigating how to accelerate the adoption of efficient ceiling fans to save energy

The paper analyzes the costs and benefits of several options to improve the efficiency of ceiling fans to assess the global potential for electricity savings and greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions.

Friday, October 25, 2013

Avoiding 100 New Power Plants by Increasing Efficiency of Room Air Conditioners in India: Opportunities and Challenges

Avoiding 100 New Power Plants by Increasing Efficiency of Room Air Conditioners in India: Opportunities and Challenges

Tapping into India's large potential for energy savings

This paper explores policy options to complement, expand, and improve ongoing programs to capture the energy savings possible in India by improving the energy efficiency of room ACs.

Friday, October 25, 2013

The SEAD Global Efficiency Medal Competition: Accelerating  Market Transformation for Efficient Televisions

The SEAD Global Efficiency Medal Competition: Accelerating Market Transformation for Efficient Televisions

Maximizing energy savings by increasing the market share of super-efficient televisions

This paper discusses the first SEAD Global Efficiency Medal competition, which recognized the most energy-efficient flat-panel televisions, encouraging their production and sale. 

 

Friday, October 25, 2013

Evidence of Progress – Measurement of Impacts of Australia’s S&L Program from 1990-2010

Evidence of Progress – Measurement of Impacts of Australia’s S&L Program from 1990-2010

Understanding the impact of energy efficiency standards and labeling programs on appliance markets

This paper details the impacts of energy efficiency standards and labeling in Australia, as well as demonstrates a methodology for evaluating program impacts that could form the basis of an international evaluation framework for similar programs in other countries. 

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

University of Queensland Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

University of Queensland Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

More effective energy data collection, analysis, and communication

This case study describes how a more extensive metering system is being installed at UQ to support the identification of energy efficiency opportunities. 

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Simplot Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

Simplot Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

Moving from a static energy use model to real energy management using systems optimisation

This case study describes how changes to the refrigeration control system at Simplot's plant in Devonport, Tasmania, including the installation of variable speed drives (VSDs) and variable head pressure control (VHPC), may have reduced refrigeration energy use by up to 10%. 

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

BHP Billiton Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

BHP Billiton Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

Implementing multi-variable control systems to improve energy management and productivity

This case study describes how the implementation of multi-variable controls (MVC) has allowed BHP Billiton Worsley Alumina to increase yield at its refinery with an associated improvement in energy efficiency. 

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

AngloGold Ashanti Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

AngloGold Ashanti Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

Optimising existing data and control systems to improve energy management

This case study describes how AngloGold Ashanti Australia achieved significant productivity improvements at their Australian gold mine by optimising the control of the crushing and milling circuit. 

Monday, September 16, 2013

The Clean Energy Ministerial’s U.S. Strategic Engagement on Energy Efficiency in Arkansas

The Clean Energy Ministerial’s U.S. Strategic Engagement on Energy Efficiency in Arkansas

This report is a comprehensive study by the Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP) into energy efficiency efforts in the state of Arkansas, with the goal of creating an in-depth work stream to better inform policymakers on utility program designs and regulatory policies that improve end-use energy efficiency.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Smarter and Stronger Power Transmission

Smarter and Stronger Power Transmission

Review of feasible technologies for enhanced capacity and flexibility

Prepared by the task leaders of ISGAN Annex 6, this paper looks at the primary power system, information, and communication technologies required to efficiently supervise and operate electric power systems facing increasing amounts of variable renewable energy and a wider range of applications for electric power, including electric vehicles (EVs).

Monday, September 2, 2013

Country-Level Snapshots for Waste to Energy and Demand-Side Management

Country-Level Snapshots for Waste to Energy and Demand-Side Management

This report highlights the activities, challenges, and successes of Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN) countries regarding waste-to-energy and city-level demand-side management.

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Toyota Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

Toyota Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

This case study, published by the Industrial Energy Efficiency (IEE) Project, describes implementing energy efficiency measures as part of an EnMS at Toyota South Africa.

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Global LEAP Awards: LED Appliances Competition Overview Flyer (in English and  Chinese)

Global LEAP Awards: LED Appliances Competition Overview Flyer (in English and Chinese)

This flyer describes, in both English and Chinese, the first Global LEAP Awards competition, which will recognize low-voltage direct current (DC) LED room lighting appliances on the strength of their quality and energy efficiency. 

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Global LEAP Awards Overview

Global LEAP Awards Overview

This flyer describes the Global Lighting and Energy Access Partnership (Global LEAP) awards program, including the competitions for LED room lighting appliances and for flat-panel color televisions.

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Johnson Matthey Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

Johnson Matthey Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

This case study, published by the Industrial Energy Efficiency (IEE) Project, describes ISO 50001 implementation and the initial audit, which led to R7.7 million in savings at the Johnson Matthey South Africa (JMSA) Gemiston (Gauteng) plant.

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Spotlight on Advanced Metering Infrastructure: AMI Case Book Version 1.0

Spotlight on Advanced Metering Infrastructure: AMI Case Book Version 1.0

Written for practitioners and decision makers in smart grid, the new AMI Case Book Version 1.0 shares international project perspectives on AMI, including lessons learned, best practices, and costs and benefits.

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, August 2, 2013

SEAD Procurement Best Practices Fact Sheet

SEAD Procurement Best Practices Fact Sheet

This fact sheet describes key findings from SEAD’s Energy-efficient Public Procurement guide.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Recommendations on Job-Specific Knowledge and Skill Areas for Energy Management System Implementation in Industry and Commercial Buildings

Recommendations on Job-Specific Knowledge and Skill Areas for Energy Management System Implementation in Industry and Commercial Buildings

Based on a Global Superior Energy Performance Partnership (GSEP) multi-country analysis, this report provides recommendations on the specific knowledge and skill areas needed by personnel in positions likely to influence energy decision making for industrial facilities and commercial buildings. 

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

International Approaches to Measurement and Verification of Continual Improvement in Industrial Facilities

International Approaches to Measurement and Verification of Continual Improvement in Industrial Facilities

This paper reviews measurement and verification (M&V) guidance documents from the six Global Superior Energy Performance Partnership (GSEP) countries, identifies areas of commonality, and considers challenges to developing standardized M&V documents. 

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Assessing the Costs and Benefits of the Superior Energy Performance Program

Assessing the Costs and Benefits of the Superior Energy Performance Program

This paper evaluates the costs and benefits of Superior Energy Performance (SEP) implementation at nine SEP-certified facilities across a variety of industrial sectors. 

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

SEAD Procurement Monitoring and Evaluation Fact Sheet

SEAD Procurement Monitoring and Evaluation Fact Sheet

This fact sheet provides an overview of the SEAD Guide for Monitoring and Evaluating Green Public Procurement Programs.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

SEAD Guide for Monitoring and Evaluating Green Public Procurement Programs

SEAD Guide for Monitoring and Evaluating Green Public Procurement Programs

This guide provides an overview of different approaches to monitoring Green Public Procurement (GPP) programs, identifies best practices, and provides recommendations from all government levels to define and/or improve the monitoring and evaluation systems for their GPP programs.
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