The breadth and coverage of analytical expertise in the IEA Technology Collaboration Programmes (TCPs) are unique assets that underpin IEA efforts to support innovation for energy security, economic growth and environmental protection. The 38 TCPs operating today involve about 6 000 experts from government, industry and research organisations in more than 50 countries1.

TCP news


Workshop on cofiring biomass with coal

The 8th workshop on cofiring biomass with coal, organised by the CCC TCP, will take place in Copenhagen on 11-13 September 2018. The workshop will cover all topical issues on cofiring biomass with coal, and papers are invited on any aspect of the subject with abstracts due by 31 May. More...

GHG TCP Annual Review 2017

The 2017 Annual Review recently released by the GHG TCP outlines the work undertaken and produced by the GHG TCP, including conferences, meetings, networks, technical reports, information papers and presentations made by staff at external meetings. Download here. Also out is the Overview Book 2017 which provides overviews of all reports printed in 2017. Download here

Coal combustion emission standards

The CCC TCP maintains a list of emission standards for 47 countries, plus the EU, that are relevant to coal combustion and freely available on their website. Download here   

Greenhouse News - March 2018

The March issue of Greenhouse News from the GHG TCP includes articles on recent testing at the National Carbon Capture Center research facility in the United States, and the first milestone in a project looking to create synthetic fuels from CO2 as part of the European ALIGN-CCUS project. Download here.  

Unconventional resource development in Latin America

The GOTCP and the Argentinian Ministry of Energy and Mines recently hosted a workshop in Buenos Aires on unconventional resource development in Latin America. Presentations are available on the GOTCP website here

Nexus of oil and gas and renewables in the energy future

Presentations from a recent two-day workshop on the nexus of oil and gas and renewables in the energy future, organised by the GOTCP and NREL, are now available for download here.  

Briefing papers on GHG mitigation and CCS

The GHG TCP produces twice-yearly briefing papers to inform the broader community of developments in both greenhouse gas mitigation and the technical status of CCS. The GHG Mitigation Brief aims to summarise key climate change science, policy and technology developments in a six-month period while the CCS Technical Status Brief aims to summarise recent key technical developments in CCS. Download here


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For information on related activities carried out by the IEA Secretariat, see CoalCarbon capture and storageOil and Natural gas.

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