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TechnologyNetworkLogo‌‌There 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.


Fossil fuels

Carbon, Capture and Storage
Clean Coal
Enhanced Oil Recovery
Fluidized Bed Conversion
Gas and Oil Technologies

Recent activities and findings

Addressing environmental risks associated with shale gas and oil through worldwide R&D

Presentations from this recent technical workshop organised by the IEA TCP on Gas and Oil Technologies (GOT) are now available on the GOT website here

Clean Coal Centre updates

What do high-temperature syngas coolers do? is one of the feature stories in the October 2015 newsletter from the IEA TCP on the Clean Coal Centre (CCC). For this and other news and event updates download from the CCC website here.

Power plant CO2 heat integration webinar

This upcoming webinar from the IEA TCP on the Clean Coal Centre (CCC) will review recent studies in the field of power plant CO2 heat integration. It will take place on Wednesday 16 December 2015 at 13.00 CET. To register visit the CCC webinar page here.   

Greenhouse News

For the latest developments in the field of greenhouse gas abatement and mitigation visit the website of the IEA TCP on Greenhous Gas R&D (GHG) and download their September newsletter here  

Offshore safety technology forum 

A recent roundtable organised by the IEA TCP on Gas and Oil Technologies (GOT) examined technology challenges facing the industry in the offshore frontier exploration and production areas. Presentations can be downloaded from the GOT website here.  

GHG 2014 Annual Review

The 2014 Annual Review from the IEA TCP on Greenhouse Gas R&D (GHG) outlines the work undertaken and produced including the conferences, networks, technical reports, information papers and presentations made by staff members at external meetings. Download from the GHG website here.  

Clean coal policy briefing notes 

New from the IEA TCP Clean Coal (CCC) in 2015, policy notes offer one page of analysis explaining the wider implications of the conclusions of their reports, helping put the findings in context. Available for free download from the CCC website here.   

Comprehensive database on the technology of coal utilisation 

Coal Online is a major free resource providing comprehensive information on the technology of coal utilisation. The information is based on published reports from the IEA TCP on the Clean Coal Centre (CCC) presented as chapters on specific topics related to coal and its use in clean coal technologies. More...

The IEA Technology Collaboration Programmes in this category are reviewed by the Working Party on Fossil Fuels (WPFF)

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

1Information or material of the IEA Technology Collaboration Programmes, or IEA TCPs (formally organised under the auspices of an Implementing Agreement), including information or material published on this website, does not necessarily represent the views or policies of the IEA Secretariat or of the IEA's individual Member countries. The IEA does not make any representation or warranty (express or implied) in respect of such information (including as to its completeness, accuracy or non-infringement) and shall not be held liable for any use of, or reliance on, such information.