Clean Energy Policy News

20 May 2013
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy in New Delhi, India, recently launched the Indian Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Policy Database. IREEED is an online repository of all central and state government policies, incentives, and programmes related to renewable energy and energy efficiency. The website also includes a clean energy energy glossary and helpful links to outside organizations and government agencies. The database is "beta" and policy data from new states is being added continuously. Learn more.
20 May 2013
The International Energy Agency (IEA) will release the next installments of its Energy Policies of IEA Countries series for its member-countries Finland and Germany on 23 and 24 May 2013, respectively. These in-depth reviews, released on an on-going basis, catalog and provide analysis of IEA-member countries' energy sectors. The reviews focus on general energy policies, sector specific policies (e.g. fossil fuels, renewable, etc.), and energy technology policies. The two separate reports will be released in Helsinki and Berlin and the presentations along with the full reports will be available soon. Learn more.
26 April 2013
The Clean Energy Regulator Initiative (CERI) was recently established as an essential source of information on clean energy that leverages the resources of existing networks. It will serve as a knowledge partner to the Clean Energy Solutions Centers and other by providing information on current clean energy developments, related regulations and best practices. Learn more.
25 April 2013
The fourth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM4) held in New Delhi, India last week marked the one year anniversary of the IRENA Renewable Energy Learning Partnership (IRELP). IRELP is dedicated to providing access to renewable energy training for professionals in all connected fields and their training portal provides that access to more than 1,500 training courses worldwide. Learn more.
18 April 2013
India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) are pleased to announce the release of the Indian Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Policy Database (IREEED) for policies, regulations, and incentives. Learn more.
17 April 2013
Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2013 examines progress in the development and deployment of key clean energy technologies. Each technology and sector is tracked against interim 2020 targets in the IEA 2012 Energy Technology Perspectives 2°C scenario, which lays out pathways to a sustainable energy system in 2050. Learn more.
17 April 2013
At the fourth Clean Energy Ministerial, the Electric Vehicles Initiative (EVI) released its first-ever Global EV Outlook, which offers a unique global perspective on the burgeoning electric vehicle (EV) market. /n/news/features/evi-releases-global-ev-outlook-2013 Learn more.
15 April 2013
Under the auspices of the 21st Century Power Partnership, the Indian Planning Commission and Ministry of New and Renewable Energy hosted a series of multilateral peer-to-peer consultations in India, 8-10 April 2013. Learn more.
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.
12 April 2013
A new report on energy efficiency obligation schemes (EEOs) aim to help ensure that EEOs on energy distributors or retail energy sales companies are in a transparently and consistently established by member states. Learn more.