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Presentation at COP20 Highlights Impacts of Clean Energy Ministerial in Building a Low Carbon Technology Pathway

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Presentation at COP20 Highlights Impacts of Clean Energy Ministerial in Building a Low Carbon Technology Pathway

Low-carbon energy technologies are a necessary part of any strategy to meet climate goals. On 9 December, the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) hosted a panel discussion during the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP 20) in Lima, Peru. Representatives of several CEM member governments gathered to discuss the impacts of the CEM’s work to accelerate the transition to clean, low-carbon energy among the world’s largest economies and major emitters, as well as the role that the CEM can play in implementing actions and polices to help countries meet their energy-related contributions in a new climate agreement.

New GSEP Case Study Highlights Energy Savings at Canadian Mining Operation

Monday, December 15, 2014
New GSEP Case Study Highlights Energy Savings at Canadian Mining Operation

After becoming the first mine in North America to achieve certification to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 50001 energy management system standard, New Gold’s New Afton Mine in British Columbia, Canada, anticipates 9 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of annual energy savings in 2014.

2014 EV City Casebook Profiles 50 Big Ideas in Electric Mobility

Tuesday, December 02, 2014
2014 EV City Casebook Profiles 50 Big Ideas in Electric Mobility

Clean Energy Ministerial's Electric Vehicles Initiative (EVI) and its partners have just released the EV City Casebook: 50 Big Ideas, which highlights 50 innovative ideas that have the potential to bring about a step change in EV adoption. 

Clean Energy Solutions Center’s Ask an Expert Service Assists Clean Energy Policy Makers Worldwide

Thursday, November 20, 2014
Clean Energy Solutions Center’s Ask an Expert Service Assists Clean Energy Policy Makers Worldwide

Since the Clean Energy Solutions Center launched its Ask an Expert service in early 2012, its clean energy policy experts have responded to more than 130 requests for no-cost policy assistance from policy makers in more than 70 countries worldwide.

SEAD Awards Recognize ‘Super-Efficient’ Electric Motors

Thursday, October 09, 2014
SEAD Awards Recognize ‘Super-Efficient’ Electric Motors

Global Efficiency Medal competition targets electric motors, which consume 40% of world’s electricity

The Super-efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) initiative has announced the winners of its Global Efficiency Medal competition for super energy-efficient electric motors. Motors from Nanyang Explosion Protection Group Company Limited and Siemens Limited took top honors.

UK Launches POWERful Women Initiative with C3E Support

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
UK Launches POWERful Women Initiative with C3E Support

Effort Will Promote Female Leadership in the UK Energy Sector

POWERful Women, a new professional initiative in the United Kingdom, showcases female leadership potential in the UK energy sector and aims to see women occupy 30% of energy company board positions and 40% of energy company middle management by the year 2030.

C3E Symposium Showcases Women Leaders in Clean Energy Careers

Friday, September 26, 2014
C3E Symposium Showcases Women Leaders in Clean Energy Careers

The Clean Energy Education & Empowerment (C3E) Women in Clean Energy Symposium took place at MIT on September 16 and 17. Designed to help women working in the clean energy sector build the skills and professional networks needed to succeed, this year’s symposium focused on clean energy issues at the city level. 

SEAD and ASEAN Shine Announce Partnership to Promote Energy Efficient Air Conditioners

Monday, September 15, 2014
SEAD and ASEAN Shine Announce Partnership to Promote Energy Efficient Air Conditioners

The SEAD Initiative and the ASEAN Standards Harmonization Initiative for Energy Efficiency (ASEAN SHINE) have announced a partnership to promote energy efficient air conditioners (ACs) in the ASEAN region. 

SEAD and LightSavers Canada Green Cities

Monday, September 15, 2014
SEAD and LightSavers Canada Green Cities

The government in British Columbia (BC), Canada recently announced a new, first-of-its-kind procurement program – LED Street Lights Across BC – to support the purchase of energy efficient LED street lighting in the province. Analysis conducted using the SEAD Street Lighting Tool has helped inform the program.

GSEP Releases Guidance to Assist M&V Practitioners in Calculating and Reporting on Energy Savings

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
GSEP Releases Guidance to Assist M&V Practitioners in Calculating and Reporting on Energy Savings

A new guide published by the Global Superior Energy Performance (GSEP) Energy Management Working Group will help organizations around the world assess the impacts of energy efficiency projects. The guide offers practical, step-by-step instructions on performing measurement and verification (M&V) for a project and helps quantify energy savings.

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