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


8th International Conference on Clean Coal Technologies

The CCC TCP will hold its 8th International Conference on Clean Coal Technologies (CCT2017) in Cagliari, Italy from 8-12 May 2017. Organised in association with Sotacarbo, three days of technical sessions will cover all aspects of clean coal technologies and highlight the most cutting edge research. Abstracts due by 15 December. Visit the conference website for more information.

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.

Unconventional Resources, Enhanced Recovery and Environmental Stewardship

This workshop organised by the GOTCP, will examine enhanced resource recovery and environmental responsibility from a variety of different stakeholder perspectives. It will take place on 12-13 October 2016 at the University of Texas at Austin.  More...

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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