Clean Energy Policy News
8 June 2017
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. Learn more.
8 June 2017
Energy ministers and high-level representatives from 24 countries and the European Commission met in Beijing 6–8 June for the eighth Clean Energy Ministerial meeting to review the latest advances in clean energy technology and discuss how to advance the global clean energy transition. Learn more.
8 June 2017
Advanced Cooling Challenge Recruited $1.4 Billion in Investments to Promote Efficient Cooling Technology »
The Advanced Cooling Challenge has announced it has recruited 26 commitments and $USD 1.4 billion of investments towards developing and deploying energy-efficient air conditioners that use low global warming potential refrigerants. Learn more.
7 June 2017
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is partnering with governments, communities and the private sector to support clean energy projects in the Pacific region by helping install PV systems on five of the Cook Islands to help the government achieve its goal of supplying 100 per cent of inhabited islands with renewable energy by 2020. Learn more.
6 June 2017
In this post, Jantine Zwinkels of Sustainability of Royal HaskoningDHV consider what the rise of renewables means for society and what opportunities and challenges the clean energy transition might bring for those operating and investing in the energy industry. Learn more.
6 June 2017
CEM’s Global Lighting Challenge Announces 14 Billion Efficient Lighting Products Committed in Two Years »
Thirteen companies have announced new commitments to the Global Lighting Challenge that total nearly six billion LED lighting products. The challenge has now reached 14 billion high efficiency, high quality lighting products committed, surpassing its goal of 10 billion lights. Learn more.
2 June 2017
PFAN Call for Proposals: Project Development and Financing Initiative for Climate and Clean Energy in Asia »
The Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN) is now accepting proposals for the Project Development and Financing Initiative for Climate & Clean Energy in Asia. The objective of this initiative is to provide promising climate and clean energy businesses with coaching support from experienced professionals, to develop and refine a financially, socially and environmentally viable business plan. Learn more.
26 May 2017
The Green Climate Fund has launched a global campaign to unlock private sector investment in climate finance. It is offering USD 500 million to support business ideas that drive greenhouse gas emission reductions and help communities adapt to climate change in developing countries. Learn more.
19 April 2017
Vietnam has confirmed a long-awaited feed-in tariff (FIT) scheme for utility-scale solar projects along with a net metering scheme for rooftop PV systems. The FIT would be valid from 1 June 2017 to 30 June 2019, although the Ministry of Industry and Trade is conducting a study of how to support solar projects in Vietnam after this date Learn more.
30 March 2017
The United Arab Emirates government launched the USD 50 million UAE-Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund, which seeks to accelerate the deployment of generation assets in the Caribbean. Learn more.