There are no quick fixes to long-term energy challenges. To find solutions, governments and industry benefit from sharing resources and accelerating results. For this reason the IEA enables independent groups of experts - the IEA Technology Collaboration Programmes, or IEA TCPs1.
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Recent activities and findings
Energy efficiency in small and medium enterprises
This recently completed project under the IEA TCP on Industrial Energy Technology and Systems (IETS) has now published its final reports. The project objective was to analyse energy systems and factors promoting or inhibiting a more efficient energy use in industrial SMEs. Download from the IETS website here.
IETS Annual Report 2014
CCS in process industries workshop
Jointly organised by the IEA TCPs on Industrial Energy Technology and Systems (IETS) and Greenhouse Gas (GHG), this workshop presents an overview of the current state-of-the-art technology in industrial CCS and improved understanding of the different challenges in deploying CCS in the oil refining, chemical/petrochemical, and pulp and paper industries. Presentations are now available on the IETS website.
Industrial technologies and systems newsletter
The most recent newsletter from the IEA TCP on Industrial Energy Technology and Systems (IETS) gives an update on the most recent Executive Committee meeting and four current projects. Download from the IETS website here.
The IEA Technology Collaboration Programmes in this category are reviewed by the Working Party on Energy End-Use Technologies (EUWP).
For information on related activities carried out by the IEA Secretariat, see Industry.