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 39 TCPs operating today involve about 6 000 experts from government, industry and research organisations in more than 50 countries1.

TCP news


Levelling the intermittency of renewables with coal - costs and risks: webinar

This webinar, organised by the CCC TCP, will look at the stresses placed on coal-fired plants as they are asked to help levelise and counterbalance the intermittency of renewable sources, concentrating on risks and costs.  It will take place on 8 June and include case studies and examples of issues being encountered in the USA, the UK and Germany. Register here

Addressing environmental risks associated with shale gas and oil through worldwide R&D

This technical workshop organised by the GOTCP in conjunction with the European Commission, explored how technology can be a bridging factor in addressing environmental risks associated with safe shale gas and oil through collaborative R&D, recognising the need to pool resources, share learnings, and seek partnerships across the globe. Presentations now available on the GOTCP website 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

EOR 37thannual workshop and symposium

The 37th annual workshop and symposium organised by the EOR TCP, with the support of IFP Energies Nouvelles, will take place at Rueil-Malmaison (near Paris) from 18-21 September. More... 

Clean Coal Centre newsletter

Where is coal demand heading? is one of the reports featured in the February 2016 newsletter from the CCC TCP. For the latest reports, news and events download from the website here.

Greenhouse News - March 2016

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

Clean coal policy briefing notes 

New from the CCC TCP in 2015, policy notes offer one page of analysis explaining the wider implications of the conclusions of their 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 Clean Coal Centre (CCC TCP) presented as chapters on specific topics related to coal and its use in clean coal technologies. More...

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