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


The role of the renewable and hydrocarbon nexus in accelerating the energy transition

The GOTCP will hold a workshop on "The Role of the Renewable and Hydrocarbon Nexus in Accelerating the Energy Transition" in Brussels on 11-12 October 2018. A preliminary draft agenda is available here

Briefing papers on GHG mitigation and CCS

An important aspect of the GHG TCP's activities is to ensure that the results of its work are disseminated as widely as possible. Members produce short briefing papers on a 6-monthly basis to inform the broader community of developments in both greenhouse gas mitigation and the technical status of CCS. Access here.  

Workshop on cofiring biomass with coal

The 8th workshop on cofiring biomass with coal, organised by the CCC TCP, will take place in Copenhagen on 11-13 September 2018. The workshop will cover all topical issues on cofiring biomass with coal, and papers are invited on any aspect of the subject with abstracts due by 31 May. More...

GHG TCP Annual Review 2017

The 2017 Annual Review recently released by the GHG TCP outlines the work undertaken and produced by the GHG TCP, including conferences, meetings, networks, technical reports, information papers and presentations made by staff at external meetings. Download here

Coal combustion emission standards

The CCC TCP maintains a list of emission standards for 47 countries, plus the EU, that are relevant to coal combustion and freely available on their website. Download here   

Greenhouse News - June 2018

The June issue of Greenhouse News from the GHG TCP includes articles on the launch of the Clean Energy Ministerial CCUS initiative, Norway's recent efforts in industrial scale CCS,  the water-energy-CCS nexus, and two CCUS workshops held at the Asian Development Bank. Download here.  

Unconventional resource development in Latin America

The GOTCP and the Argentinian Ministry of Energy and Mines recently hosted a workshop in Buenos Aires on unconventional resource development in Latin America. Presentations are available on the GOTCP website here

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