Clean Energy Policy News

13 May 2014
Recognizing the growing urgency of the world’s energy and climate challenges, energy leaders from the world’s largest economies and others gathered in Seoul for the fifth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM5) to strategize next steps in their efforts to accelerate the deployment of clean and efficient energy. Learn more.
12 May 2014
Winners have been named for the inaugural Global LEAP Outstanding Off-Grid Appliance Awards competition, a Clean Energy Ministerial initiative to identify and promote the world's best, most energy-efficient off-grid color televisions and LED room lighting appliances. Learn more.
12 May 2014
Today, during the fifth Clean Energy Ministerial in Seoul, Korea, the International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN) and the Global Smart Grid Federation (GSGF) announced Entergy New Orleans, Inc.’s “SmartView” Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) pilot project as the winner of the first-ever ISGAN Award of Excellence. Learn more.
12 May 2014
In an ambitious effort to reduce energy use on a global scale, the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Super-efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) Initiative announced a competition to recognize the most energy-efficient lighting around the world. SEAD Global Efficiency Medals will be awarded to the most energy-efficient lamps and luminaires on the market as well as to new technologies that push the boundaries of efficient lighting available today. Learn more.
12 May 2014
The Solutions Center and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have formalized a collaboration that will help accelerate the global deployment of renewable energy. The jointly-led Renewable Energy Policy Advice Network (REPAN) will leverage both organizations’ resources by coordinating a global network of experts and practitioners to help countries design and implement renewable energy policies and programs. Learn more.
7 May 2014
In advance of the coming fifth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM5) in Seoul, Korea, the U.S. Energy Secretary and the Korean Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy today reviewed the progress that has been facilitated by CEM. Learn more.
7 May 2014
The Clean Energy Education & Empowerment initiative has released At the Forefront of Clean Energy: The International C3E Ambassador Corps, a list of accomplished, senior women named as C3E ambassadors to leverage their power as role models. Learn more.
16 April 2014
The winners of the Global LEAP Outstanding Off-Grid Appliance Awards will be announced on 12 May 2014 at the fifth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM5) in Seoul, Korea. Learn more.
15 April 2014
The U.S. Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) initiative is now accepting nominations for the 2014 C3E Awards, which will honor the achievements of mid-career women working in clean energy. Learn more.
9 April 2014
Kandeh Yumkella, chief executive of SE4ALL, called on the private sector to innovate and invest to help ensure universal access to modern energy services by 2030. Yumkella also announced that the United Nations would convene the first annual Sustainable Energy for All Forum on 4-6 June. Learn more.