Clean Energy Policy News

6 February 2015
The Annual Forum of Developing Country Investment Negotiators is a platform for developing country government officials to discuss trends and perspectives in investment-related negotiations. It offers a space for debate and exchange on the challenges and opportunities arising within countries that are reaching for inclusive growth and sustainable development. The Eighth Annual Forum of Developing Country Investment Negotiators was co-hosted by the Government of Liberia, the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and the South Centre. Learn more.
5 February 2015
José Luis Irigoyen, director for the Transport, Water, and Information and Communications Technologies Department in the Sustainable Development Network (SDN) of the World Bank, blogs on how this year’s Transforming Transportation conference contributed to the search for sustainable cities. Learn more.
4 February 2015
Sustainable Energy for All has kicked off public consultations on the second edition of its Global Tracking Framework (GTF) report, a key tool to measure progress against SE4ALL’s three global objectives. Learn more.
31 January 2015
As the Financing for Development process kicks off in New York City, SE4ALL presents solutions for financing sustainable energy for all. Learn more.
30 January 2015
Mainstreaming high-performance buildings could deliver a 124% return on investment globally through building-related energy cost savings by 2050, according to a new assessment of the costs and benefits of low energy building pathways published by the Global Buildings Performance Network. Learn more.
29 January 2015
Solar-powered water pumps provided under the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) initiative are helping women working in the desert saltpans of western India escape poverty, replacing expensive and dirty diesel pumps with clean, inexpensive energy. Learn more.
27 January 2015
The International Smart Grid Action Network and the Global Smart Grid Federation today launched the second annual Award of Excellence competition to showcase leadership and innovation in smart grid projects around the world. This year’s competition theme is “Excellence in Smart Grids for Renewable Energy Integration,” highlighting the role that smart grids can play in accelerating the deployment and use of renewable energy sources. Learn more.
23 January 2015
A new study from the International Council on Clean Transportation shows that policy targets that governments in the Pacific Coast region have adopted or proposed can be met with a range of low-carbon fuel options, and that by 2030 low-carbon fuels could reduce carbon dioxide emissions in the region by over 60 million tons per year. Learn more.
23 January 2015
Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) announced today at the World Economic Forum in Davos that it is launching a working group of African leaders to build political momentum for a sustainable energy transition in Africa. Group members will come together to share insights and enhance the overall capacity to build public-private partnerships, leverage political support and mobilize funds for sustainable energy and development initiatives. Learn more.
23 January 2015
Representatives of the Solutions Center attended the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi this week, leading and participating in side-event panel discussions. Learn more.