Energy Statistics Course, 29 February - 4 March 2016

Theme Energy Statistics
Title IEA Energy Statistics Course
Dates 29 February - 4 March 2016
Venue IEA, Paris, France
Language English (no interpretation available)
Deadline Applications for this training course will close on 8th January 2016.
Participating countries This course is open to both member and non-member countries
Objectives


This course is designed mainly for the needs of  non-IEA member countries. Its objective is to provide them with the methods and  tools to develop and maintain complete and accurate energy datasets and  national energy balances.
Attendance

Registration to this course is by an open application subject to availability of places and the following selection criteria:

  • Professional background: priority will be given to applicants working in energy statistics, general statistics, and energy analysis
  • Sending institution: priority will be given to  applicants from the national statistics authority, energy ministry, national  energy agency, large energy sector companies
  • Country of residence: priority will be given to  non-IEA member countries, up to two participants per country; the IEA will  accept more than two participants from the same country if there are available  places 

A good level of English language is required in order to benefit from  the course.  

Fees,  costs and financial assistance

This course is FREE to attend.
Participants must cover their own travel and accommodation costs.

Cost guidance (in Euros): 
Applicants need to consider the following guidance on costs (both if  they are funding themselves or applying for financial assistance).          

  • Visa (for France): Euro 60 (may vary by issuing embassy)
  • Return travel (by air): prices vary considerably by airline and season, but if booked early, economy return air fares can be found for as low as:
    • North Africa/Eastern Europe: Euro 300
    • Middle East/Caucasus/Central Asia/Central Africa: Euro 500
    • Rest of Asia/Southern Africa/Central America: Euro 1,000
    • South America/Oceania: Euro 2,000
  • Accommodation in Paris: reasonable single rooms can be found for Euro 100 (early reservation is required)
  • Food: Euro 30 – Euro 40 per day
  • Miscellaneous: an allowance needs to be made for any additional expenses such as public transport in Paris, telephone calls, emergency cash, etc.

Logistical Note for Participants

Contact For specific inquiries about this course contact: lucy.shedden@iea.org
Group size 30 people

Course Summary 

Monday
  • Registration
  • Opening Session – Welcome & introductions
  • Overview of IEA Energy Statistics
  • Basics of Energy Balances
Lunch
  • Challenges in national energy data collection
  • Coal Statistics:
    • Data collection at the national level
    • Methodology and questionnaire
    • Practical exercises
Tuesday
  • Oil statistics (annual and monthly):
    • Data collection at the national level
    • Methodology and questionnaire
    • Practical exercises
Lunch
  • Gas statistics (annual and monthly):
    • Data collection at the national level
    • Methodology and questionnaire
    • Practical exercises
Wednesday
  • Data dissemination
  • Renewable statistics:
    • Data collection at the national level
    • Methodology and questionnaire
    • Practical exercises
Lunch
  • Electricity and heat statistics:
    • Data collection at the national level
    • Methodology and questionnaire
    • Practical exercises
Thursday
  • IEA databases and tools
  • Data collection at the national level – IEA’s experience
  • Checks and consistency in energy statistics
  • Energy balances
Lunch
  • IEA data dissemination
  • Tracking energy prices
Friday
  • Preparing estimates of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions
  • Indroduction to the manual on statistics for energy efficiency indicators
  • Introduction to the development of energy indicators
Lunch
  • Discussion and conclusions
  • Close-out proceeding

Last updated: 20 November 2015