Clean Energy Policy News

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
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.
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.
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.
14 March 2013
The United States and Brunei announced on March 14 that they will create, and jointly chair, a new workstream of activities on renewable energy power generation to promote and accelerate the deployment of renewable energy technologies in the countries participating in the East Asia Summit (EAS) Learn more.
11 February 2013
Bloomberg New Energy Finance estimates that Japan may decrease its solar feed-in tariff due to continued cost declines in the solar market. According to a Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry statement, installed costs for solar photovoltaic (PV) systems have declined by 14% since the tariff rate was first set for the year ending March 2013. Learn more.