Clean Energy Policy News

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.
8 April 2014
The fifth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM5) meeting in Seoul will include several side events that will engage and inform university students about the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM), advance efficient off-grid appliances, recognize global award winners and raise overall awareness about the CEM and its work. Learn more.
7 April 2014
In a pair of studies supported by the Electric Vehicles Initiative and using real-world driving conditions, researchers found that hybrid cars are significantly more fuel-efficient in India and China than they are in the United States. Learn more.
19 March 2014
The World Bank Group’s Energy Practice has launched Live Wire, a series of “concise knowledge note” that are available on the Energy Portal and through the Open Knowledge Repository of the World Bank Group. Each issue of Live Wire—which will to be produced and peer-reviewed by energy experts on a monthly basis—will focus on issues facing front-line energy development practitioners. Learn more.
14 March 2014
The Solutions Center recently collaborated with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs to provide training at the Japan-IRENA Training Program on "Setting Renewable Energy Targets". Learn more.