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TechnologyNetworkLogoThe IEA supports international energy technology research, development, deployment, and knowledge transfer through multilateral groups (formally known as Implementing Agreements or 'IAs'). The experts participating in the activities of the Implementing Agreements represent public and private sector entities worldwide. Together, these experts share knowledge – and resources – to advance energy technologies.


Fossil fuels

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

Recent activities and findings

Invitation to a global offshore safety technology forum

Join global industry, government and university experts to assess the technology needed to ensure and enhance safety and environmental sustainability while drilling offshore. The workshop jointly organised by the Gas and Oil Technologies initiative (GOT IA) and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) will take place in Washington, DC on 23-24 October.  More...

Call for papers: Seventh International Conference on Clean Coal Technologies (CCT2015)

Organised by the Clean Coal Centre (CCC IA) and the Central Mining Institute of Poland, this four-day event will take place in Krakow, Poland from 17-21 May 2015.  The call for papers opens 1 September and registration will be possible from January 2015.  More...

Greenhouse Gas: Annual Report (2013)

The GHG IA 2013 Annual Report highlights conferences and network meetings, and other work undertaken throughout the year by the GHG IA.  Download here.

More clean coal webinars

Pre-drying coal - technologies and economics is the subject of the next monthly webinar in the Clean Coal Centre (CCC IA) series, and will take place on 24 September 2014, 13h CET.  If you are unable to attend the event live it can be downloaded any time after the event from the webinar page 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 Clean Coal Centre (CCC IA) presented as chapters on specific topics related to coal and its use in clean coal technologies.  More...

Latest Clean Coal Centre activities

The Clean Coal Centre September 2014 newsletter reviews recent and upcoming reports produced by the IA as well as other major forthcoming coal events.  Download here

Invitation to global shale gas technology forum workshop

The Gas and Oil Technologies initiative (GOT IA) and the Colorado School of Mines are holding a workshop to assess the technologies needed to evolve the industry's social license to operate and extend the shale revolution to other countries around the globe.  More...


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