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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.

Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall: Bay Area Gathering Will Boost Clean Energy Effort

Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall: Bay Area Gathering Will Boost Clean Energy Effort
San Francisco, California, will host the seventh Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM7) in June — the first major gathering of energy ministers from key nations after the signing of the Paris Agreement on climate change. California has proven to be one of the world's leading incubators for public–private collaboration and innovation-driven growth.

What You Need to Know about Distributed Renewable Energy Markets in Africa

What You Need to Know about Distributed Renewable Energy Markets in Africa
For African countries, accessing sources of renewable energy is still a challenge. Renewable energy is mostly distributed through mini-grids and isolated systems. Recently, the mini-grid distribution sector has grown considerably, particularly in developing countries in Africa where centralised grid systems are unable to reach people in remote locations. Dr. Rose Mutiso, co-lead of the Clean Energy Ministerial's Global LEAP initiative, spoke with Ventures Africa to shed more light on what the future of a distributed renewable energy market in Africa could look like for interested investors and consumers.

21CPP Fellowship Program Builds Power System Expertise

21CPP Fellowship Program Builds Power System Expertise

The CEM’s 21st Century Power Partnership (21CPP) has launched a fellowship program to support mid-career peer learning, mentorship, skills development, and collaborative research among partner institutions to support power systems transformation. 21CPP fellows will spend an average six to eight weeks on assignment in a host organization with scientific or practical expertise in a needed field of study. The first two fellows came from India to work at U.S. national laboratories to learn about the methodologies and software tools used in large-scale integration studies.

Media Coverage

Obama, Trudeau pledge to advance renewable energy integration as part of climate pact
PV Tech (10 March 2016)

U.S -UAE Partnerships on Sustainability on Display during Vice President Joe Biden’s Visit to Masdar City
MENA Herald (07 March 2016)

Global clean energy R&D push on course after Paris boost
PV Tech (02 February 2016)

LEDS in the spotlight at Smart Cities Conference
The Climate Group (04 January 2016)

Wifi, security, traffic and weather data are added boon of new streetlights
Times of Israel (27 December 2015)

Secretary Moniz Announces San Francisco As Site Of Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial
Los Alamos Daily Post (11 December 2015)

”Lampbyte sparar energi motsvarande 250 kolkraftverk”
Aftonbladet (07 December 2015)

Plan for 10 billion ultra-efficient LEDs lights up Paris climate summit
The Guardian (07 December 2015)

How We Solve Climate Change
energy.gov (05 December 2015)

The Bulb Over Energy Sec. Ernest Moniz's Head Is LED: 10 Billion For The World
Forbes (04 December 2015)

Alt er på spil ved COP21 i Paris
Jyllands-Posten (02 December 2015)

Off-grid appliances have room for growth in global market
ESI Africa (29 October 2015)

New Global Wind Atlas Provides Data At One-Kilometer Level
North American Windpower (21 October 2015)

FACT SHEET: Obama Administration Joins with Public and Private Sector to Increase Access to Off-Grid Clean Energy and the Deployment of Innovative Technologies Globally
WhiteHouse.gov (22 October 2015)

New IRENA Guide Helps Countries Integrate Larger Shares of Renewable Energy
Your Renewable News (8 October 2015)

A place in the sun: Challenges and perspectives for the future of solar
Transmission & Distribution World (3 October 2015)

Committing to clean energy: US, UAE strengthen cooperation
Al Bawaba Business (1 October 2015)