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Clean Energy Ministerial 3 (CEM3)

25–26 April 2012, London, UK

Agenda

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24 April 2012 (Tuesday)

13:00-18:00

Optional: Side Event on Solar and Wind Energy Technologies
Related to the Multilateral Working Group on Solar and Wind Energy Technologies, Imperial College London will host a side event to present the outcomes of the Working Group. It will feature a presentation of the Global Atlas on Solar and Wind Energy Technologies and also a discussion of the capacity-building projects of the Working Group

25 April 2012 (Wednesday)

08:30-09:00

Registration

09:00-09:30

Welcoming Remarks and Introduction [OPEN PRESS]
Edward Davey, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, United Kingdom

Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy, United States

09:30-10:15

Scene Setter [OPEN PRESS]
Maria van der Hoeven, Executive Director, International Energy Agency
Presentation of an IEA analysis of the status of clean energy deployment and related policies around the world, based on the IEA Clean Energy Progress Report.

Michael Liebreich, Chief Executive Officer, Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Presentation on the status of clean energy investment trends around the world.

Time for discussion will follow. [Note: This part of the session will not be open press]

10:30-11:00

Optional: Signing Ceremony for the Global Renewable Energy Atlas
There will be a signing ceremony for the global renewable energy atlas, which builds on progress achieved under the Multilateral Working Group on Solar and Wind Energy Technologies.

11:00-12:30

Ministers' Closed-Door Discussions
Ministers will draw upon emerging lessons from the CEM initiatives and related activities as the basis for a discussion about smart policies, programs, and innovation strategies to advance energy efficiency and clean energy supply. They will also discuss the role of the CEM in supporting them.

12:30-13:00

SE4All Overview
Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary-General, United Nations [via video link]

Kandeh Yumkella, Director-General, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

Charles Holliday, Chairman, Bank of America

Presentation by Ban Ki-Moon on the United Nations Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) initiative, followed by a discussion about how governments and the private-sector can collaborate through the CEM to advance the SE4All goals.

13:00-14:15

Ministers' Lunch

14:15-15:45

Public-Private Roundtable Discussions (Timeslot 1)
Four high-level roundtable discussions will be held in parallel and allow for a free-flowing dialogue between Ministers and private-sector executives.

  • Roundtable 1: Large-Scale Efficiency Programs
  • Roundtable 2: Electric Vehicles
  • Roundtable 3: Variable Renewables Integration
  • Roundtable 4: Renewable Energy Finance
16:15-17:45

Public-Private Roundtable Discussions (Timeslot 2)
Four high-level roundtable discussions will be held in parallel and allow for a free-flowing dialogue between Ministers and private-sector executives.

  • Roundtable 5: Super-Efficient Appliances
  • Roundtable 6: Carbon Capture, Use, and Storage
  • Roundtable 7: Solar PV
  • Roundtable 8: Energy Efficiency Finance
18:00-19:30

Reception with Ministers

20:00-22:00

Ministers' Dinner

26 April 2012 (Thursday)

09:00-10:00

Feedback and Discussion on the Public-Private Roundtable Discussions – with VIP Remarks

10:15-11:15

CEM and SE4All Joint Press Conference [OPEN PRESS]

11:30-13:00

Strategy and Next Steps
Ministers will wrap up the meeting by reflecting on the discussions from the previous day and defining next steps for the CEM process.

13:00-14:00

Ministers' Lunch

14:00-16:00

Optional: Side Event on Women in Clean Energy
The Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) women's initiative will host an event at which Ministers and partner governments will make remarks and announcements related to C3E priorities and programs. There will be a moderated panel discussion on women, clean energy, and innovation with five distinguished panelists, followed by an afternoon tea