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The Clean Energy Ministerial is a global forum to promote policies and share best practices to accelerate the global transition to clean energy.

CEM initiatives help reduce emissions, improve energy security, provide energy access, and sustain economic growth.

3 Trends in Decentralized Renewables and a Revolution

3 Trends in Decentralized Renewables and a Revolution

Michael Liebreich, founder of Bloomberg New Energy Finance, praises the Clean Energy Ministerial's (CEM's) Global LEAP initiative and its efforts towards developing energy-efficient appliances to meet the demands of low-income families and those in the off-grid market. Liebreich explains his predictions for the future of decentralized renewables and energy access, and discusses the trends he believes will help establish the new energy-efficient revolution. 

Statement of Support for IEA Housing CEM Secretariat from Energy Secretary Moniz

Statement of Support for IEA Housing CEM Secretariat from Energy Secretary Moniz
Statement of support from U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz regarding the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) moving its secretariat to the International Energy Agency (IEA) from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

10 Ways the Clean Energy Ministerial Is Helping Drive the World’s Clean Energy Revolution

10 Ways the Clean Energy Ministerial Is Helping Drive the World’s Clean Energy Revolution

If we’re going to solve the challenge of climate change, we need to make a rapid shift to clean energy. That’s why the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) was launched in 2010. At this year’s seventh annual Clean Energy Ministerial meeting, CEM7, energy ministers and business leaders from more than 25 countries will tackle a number of challenges, such as reaching the clean energy goals outlined in the COP21 Paris Climate Agreement. But the CEM is more than just a meeting. It’s also a collection of groundbreaking campaigns and initiatives that provide people around the world with the tools they need to join the clean energy revolution. This blog lists 10 ways that the CEM is advancing clean energy worldwide.

Media Coverage

ISO 50001 for Low-Carbon Development: World energy leaders announced ambitious actions for the global transition to clean energy at Clean Energy Ministerial

IEN Europe (19 September 2016)

CSU Natural Gas Symposium gets new name, broader focus

BizWest (15 September 2016)

US-China reach cooperation agreement on climate change

Asian American Press (10 September 2016)

IEA Recommends 20 Million Electric Cars By 2020 To Help Save The Planet

Hybrid Cars (7 September 2016)

U.S.-China Climate Change Cooperation Outcomes

The White House: Office of the Press Secretary (3 September 2016)

Michael Liebreich: 3 Trends in Decentralized Renewables and a Revolution

Power for All (2 September 2016)

Americans Buy Their Half-Millionth Plug-in Car

Hybrid Cars (1 September 2016)

Heaslip-backed Irish start-up UrbanVolt Signs up to global LED challenge

Independent.ie (29 August 2016)

Electric-Vehicle Sales On Course for Mainstream Adoption 
Greentech Media (22 August 2016)

Packaging manufacturer joins renewable-energy campaign 
Creamer Media’s Engineering News (19 August 2016)

Global LEAP Awards: Off-Grid Refrigeration Competition  
CollinsEnergy (19 August 2016)

Efficiency for Access Day Promotes Universal Energy Access in India
The Climate Group (12 August 2016)

SEAD releases criteria for sixth Global Efficiency Medal Competition for industrial and outdoor lighting
LEDs Magazine (11 August 2016)

Efficiency for Access Day to take place at India Energy Access Summit
The Climate Group (19 July 2016)

More companies are choosing to power their operations with renewable energy
Wind Energy and Electric Vehicle Review (30 July 2016)

Energy industry requires more women
Energy Global (21 July 2016)

Ren energi for alle
Berlingske (19 July 2016)

Phasing out refrigerants doesn’t have to mean using more energy
GreenBiz (11 July 2016)

Companies and Sub-National Governments Leading the Race For Energy Efficiency and Renewables
The Climate Group (6 July 2016)

Leading and transforming the global energy sector to address climate change: 2016 C3E symposium convenes international leaders on climate, energy, and diversity
MIT News (5 July 2016)

What Does Energy Productivity Mean?
GreenBiz.com (5 July 2016)

Leaders’ Statement on a North American Climate, Clean Energy, and Environment Partnership
WhiteHouse.gov (29 June 2016)

North American Climate, Clean Energy, and Environment Partnership Action Plan
WhiteHouse.gov (29 June 2016)