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


Limiting global warming to well below 2°C: energy system modelling and policy development

This recent publication from the ETSAP TCP collates a range of concrete analyses at different scales from around the globe, revisiting the roles of countries, cities and local communities in pathways to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions and make a well-below-2°C world a reality. More...

Knowledge building on women in clean energy

Removing barriers toward women's active participation in sectors where they typically have been under-represented, such as the clean energy sector, requires the implementation of concrete actions. A recent workshop in Rome, co-organised by ENEA and the C3E TCP, brought together over 80 experts from government, industry, academia and other organisations, to share experiences on data collection and methods of assessment to analyse gender diversity, as well as the employment opportunities to women offered by the energy transition. Presentations are available here

Tools for analysis of a future energy revolution

This free report from the ETSAP TCP - Tools for Analysis of a Future Energy Revolution (TAFER): Methodologies, Tools and Databases - focuses on the published outputs of ETSAP TCP activity over the period 2014-2016 and presents excerpts of over 200 references collected through a literature review and other papers collected from ETSAP tool users. Download here

Next ETSAP TCP training workshop

A dedicated training course for ETSAP TCP tools will be held in Singapore on 12-14 September 2018. This will be a 3-day basic training course on VEDA-TIMES. The training agenda and more information is available here

Workshop on modelling the water energy nexus

Presentations from the ETSAP TCP December 2017 workshop in Zürich on modelling the water energy nexus are available on the website here.

Informing energy and climate policies using energy systems models

A recent publication from the ETSAP TCP collates a range of methodological approaches and case studies of good modeling practice at national and international scale based on ETSAP tools and expertise. More... 

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