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


EOR TCP 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 19-21 September. The two-day workshop will cover a range of themes, including thermal, gas and chemical EOR methods, with a view to laboratory work, reservoir simulation and field operations. The one-day symposium which follows, will focus on the achievements and challenges of chemical EOR, with significant progress made in this area in recent years. More... 

Workshop on coal quality

The CCC TCP, together with the Coal Preparation Society of India, will host a workshop on 9-10 November covering all topical issues on the impact of coal on power station performance, and the remedies to reduce pollution, and enhance the quality of the coal through better mining and preparation. Abstracts may be submitted until 29 July. Visit the conference website

Greenhouse News - June 2016

For all the latest developments in the field of greenhouse gas abatement and mitigation visit the website of the GHG TCP and download their June 2016 newsletter 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 ways in which 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.   

Clean coal policy briefing notes 

Briefing notes, a new product from the CCC TCP in 2015, offer one to two pages of analysis based on CCC TCP peer-reviewed reports. Briefing notes explain the wider implications of the conclusions of these 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 CCC TCP presented as chapters on specific topics related to coal and its use in clean coal technologies. Each chapter contains up to several hundred pages illustrated with figures and tables. More...

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