Clean Energy Policy News
18 February 2014
Today, the CEM International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN) initiative, in partnership the Global Smart Grid Federation, launched the first ISGAN Award of Excellence competition to recognize excellence in smart grid projects around the world. Nominations are due 22 March. Learn more.
11 February 2014
Fossil fuel divestment is the fastest-growing divestment movement in history, and energy innovation is creating unique investment opportunities. Those were two key messages that Nancy Pfund, a U.S. Ambassador for the CEM Energy Education and Empowerment initiative, presented at the recent National Association of College and University Business Officers Endowment and Fund Management Forum in New York City. Learn more.
7 February 2014
According to preliminary figures from the State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine, the installed renewable capacity in Ukraine grew by 539 MW in 2013, which is 51% more than in 2012. Learn more.
7 February 2014
The Clean Energy Ministerial's Electric Vehicles Initiative, the International Energy Agency's Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Implementing Agreement, and smart city think-tank Urban Foresight are seeking nominations for a new EV City Casebook, the second volume in a series highlighting leadership and best practices in advancing electric mobility. Learn more.
21 January 2014
The CEM Global Superior Energy Performance Energy Management Working Group and the Institute for Industrial Productivity (IIP) are developing a practitioners’ toolbox to help industrial firms improve their energy management. Learn more.
2 January 2014
Eskom, South Africa's power utility, with support from the CEM 21st Century Power Partnership and the South African National Energy Development Institute, recently convened a two-day workshop with regional and global power system experts to support the goal of significantly increasing renewable electricity by 2030. Learn more.
19 December 2013
21st Century Power Partnership Study Finds Coal Generation Plants Can Play Part in Renewable Energy Systems »
A report released by Clean Energy Solutions Center partner the 21st Century Power Partnership finds that coal generation plants can be modified to fit within the new power sector and be a part of a cleaner energy system. Learn more.
19 December 2013
Convened by the CEM Combined Heat and Power (CHP) and District Heating and Cooling (DHC) working group under CEM's Global Superior Energy Performance Partnership initiative, a recent joint workshop in Helsinki brought together participants from 11 countries representing governments, industry, international organisations and academia, to explore the role of CHP and DHC in more efficient, sustainable and integrated energy systems. Learn more.
18 December 2013
Clean Energy Solutions Center partner the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA) is working in Otuzco, Peru, to help the community deploy and maintain its own biodigester as well as grow vegetables using a solar-powered water pump. Learn more.
16 December 2013
At the 27th Electric Vehicle Symposium, the CEM International Smart Grid Action Network and the CEM Electric Vehicles Initiative held a workshop to discuss the potential for closer collaboration. The workshop answered a call from ministers, delegates and private sector representatives at CEM4 who called for better coordination among cross-cutting CEM initiatives. Learn more.