Clean Energy Policy News

15 April 2013
The Low Emission Development Strategies Global Partnership (LEDS GP), a network of almost 100 countries and international institutions supporting collaboration and peer learning on low emission development strategies, has launched a no-cost finance advisory service. Learn more.
10 January 2013
The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) announced the latest 28 clean energy projects it will funded. The projects cover improving energy access in Peru; scaling up of energy efficiency in Indonesian micro, small, and medium businesses; and promoting energy efficiency construction in Viet Nam. Learn more.
19 December 2012
The East African Community recently issued a call for proposals to set up the East Africa Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency. Supported by the United Nations Industrial Development Program and the Austrian Development Agency, the center will be modeled on the Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in the west African region. Learn more.
27 November 2012
At the UN Climate Conference in Doha (COP 18), the Solutions Center and the ClimateWorks Foundation will co-host a clean energy policy best-practices side event. Clean energy policy information (country policy data, policy and incentives databases) and tools (interactive resource maps, no-cost virtual expert assistance) will be shared. ClimateWorks will highlight two reports from its “Policies that Work” series, which provides an analytical framework to help government leaders evaluate proposed policies in terms of their economic benefits and effectiveness in reducing GHG emissions. The Collaborative Labeling & Appliance Standards Program and the International Council on Clean Transportation) will showcase their work on appliance efficiency and transport, respectively. Learn more.
12 November 2012
Drawing on the latest data and policy developments, the 2012 edition of the World Energy Outlook presents analytical insights into trends in energy markets and what they mean for energy security, environmental protection and economic development. Learn more.
9 November 2012
According to 75% of estate and construction executives surveyed in the European Union, India, China and the United States, energy efficiency legislation benefits the building sector. More than a third of respondents to an Economist Intelligence Unit’s survey commissioned by the Global Buildings Performance Network, say a lack of enforcement of existing regulations is a leading obstacle to investments in efficiency Learn more.
31 August 2012
The Climate Finance Innovation Facility (CFIF), a programme of the Frankfurt School - UNEP Collaboration Centre, issued its third call for proposals to fund innovative financial product development activities in developing countries. CFIF aims to provide technical assistance and funding for the development of climate focused financial products and services in order to spur development in renewable energy and energy efficiency. To apply, submit a concept note by 30 September 2012. Learn more.
15 August 2012
The Institute for Industrial Productivity (IIP) has released an interactive database of industrial energy efficiency technologies and measures to help companies boost their competitiveness and create environmental benefits. Learn more.
15 August 2012
The Institute for Industrial Productivity (IIP) has launched two new databases that provide easy access to information on industrial energy efficiency and financing programs. Learn more.
31 July 2012
The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) has issued its 9th call for proposals to support up to 30 projects intended to accelerate the deployment of renewable energy and/or energy efficiency technologies. The maximum funding per project is €150,000 to support five key areas: scaling up successful business models; supporting off-grid generation; harnessing clean energy in food production; employing clean energy in providing a reliable water supply; opening up energy data in emerging markets. Initial proposals are due 21 September 2012 with short-listed full proposals due 9 November 2012. Learn more.