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TCP news

The 8th International Conference on Clean Coal Technologies (CCT2017)

A provisional programme for CCT2017, to take place in Cagliari, Sardinia from 8-12 May 2017, is now available on the event website. Organised by the CCC TCP in association with Sotacarbo, three days of technical sessions will cover all aspects of clean coal technologies and highlight the most cutting edge research. Visit the conference website

Webinar: Water conservation in coal-fired power plants

The vulnerability of the power generation industry to constraints in water availability is widespread and growing, and this is increasing the pressure on power plant operators to conserve water. This webinar, organised by the CCC TCP, will discuss where water can be conserved or recovered within pulverised coal-fired power plants, and will take place on 22 February. Register here

GHG TCP 2017 Summer School

Applications are now open for the 11th CCS Summer School to be held in Regina, Canada in July 2017. Jointly organised by the GHG TCP and the International CCS Knowledge Centre, the programme covers every aspect of CCS and aims to present the most recent information available in each field. The target group is young scientists, e.g. PhD students/early career researchers etc. with a background in engineering, geo-technologies, or socio-economics. The event is fully funded except for travel to and from Regina. The deadline for applications is 6 February. Visit the GHG TCP website for more information.   

Greenhouse News - December 2016

For all the latest developments in the field of greenhouse gas abatement and mitigation visit the website of the GHG TCP and download their December 2016 newsletter here.

Unlocking arctic gas and oil at lower energy prices

A workshop on unlocking arctic gas and oil at lower energy prices is being organised by the GOTCP in Tromsø, Norway on 26 January 2017. More information is available on the GOTCP workshop page here

Unconventional Resources, Enhanced Recovery and Environmental Stewardship

This workshop, organised by the GOTCP at the University of Texas at Austin on 12-13 October 2016, examined enhanced resource recovery and environmental responsibility from a variety of different stakeholder perspectives. Presentations available for download here.  

The year in review for the Technology Collaboration Programme on Greenhouse Gas R&D

The 2015 Annual Review from the GHG TCP outlines the work undertaken and produced by the GHG TCP including conferences, networks, technical reports, information papers and presentations made by staff members at external meetings. Download here

Clean coal policy briefing notes 

Briefing notes, a new product from the CCC TCP in 2015, offer one to two pages of analysis based on CCC TCP peer-reviewed reports. Briefing notes explain the wider implications of the conclusions of these reports, helping put the findings in context. Available for free download 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 CCC TCP presented as chapters on specific topics related to coal and its use in clean coal technologies. Each chapter contains up to several hundred pages illustrated with figures and tables. More...

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