Clean Energy Ministerial - 21st Century Power Partnership

Clean Energy Ministerial, Power Partnership Steering Group

The Power Partnership is a multilateral effort of the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) and serves as a platform for public-private collaboration to advance integrated policy, regulatory, financial, and technical solutions for the large-scale deployment of renewable energy in combination with deep energy efficiency and smart grid solutions.
1. Supporting Country-level Policy and Regulatory Implementation
2. Developing and Sharing Knowledge
3. Strengthening and Disseminating Tools
4. Building Capacity

Support Type : 
Technical Assistance, Capacity Building
Open to Applications : 
Climate Objective : 
Administrator Type : 
Intergovernmental Organization
Financial Instruments Offered : 
Not Applicable
Application Time Frame : 

On a rolling basis.

Direct Access : 
Fund Size : 

Not applicable

Financing Award : 
Not Applicable
Trustee : 
Not applicable
Implementing Entity : 

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is the inaugural operating agent for the Power Partnership. NREL implements Partnership activities based on guidance from the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM), the United Nations, and our partners and stakeholders. The operating agent is responsible for executing the program of work, ensuring stakeholder coordination, marketing and communications functions, analysis, and all other products and services that the Power Partnership provides. Contact the operating agent:

Steps to Access & Application Procedure

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The Power Partnership seeks to collaborate with countries on renewable energy grid integration, energy efficiency, and smart grids, as well as in analytical efforts spanning these critical areas. Contact the Power Partnership for information on how to participate:
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Organizational and Decision Making Structure

The 21st Century Power Partnership organization is structured into three main bodies that will guide and implement all partnership activities.

Power Partnership Steering Group — Foundational partners of the Power Partnership tasked with setting the strategic direction of the organization
Public-Private Leadership Forum — Coordinated body of private sector stakeholders tasked with providing input for the annual program of work
Operating Agent — Agency tasked with executing the program of work.

Monitoring and Reporting Procedures

Not specified

Co-financing Requirements (if applicable)

Not applicable

Other Eligibility Criteria Beyond Geography and Income

The Steering Group is open to high-level leaders from public, private, and civil sectors, with a focus on those actors who have demonstrated a track record of policy and technical advances in the fields of renewable energy, energy efficiency, and smarter grids. In support of advancing global power system transformation, Steering Group members will be expected to contribute to the annual operating budget of the Power Partnership.

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