There are no quick fixes to long-term energy challenges. To find solutions, governments and industry benefit from sharing resources and accelerating results. For this reason the IEA enables independent groups of experts - the Energy Technology Initiatives, or ETIs1.
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|Energy Technology Systems Analysis|
The 15th Climate Technology Initiative workshop, organised by the ETI focusing on technology transfer and finance (CTI), brought together experts from 27 countries in Berlin on 7-8 May to discuss the relevance of market mechanisms for climate change mitigation in cities. Presentations available on the CTI website here.
A pilot programme for financing adaptation-related climate change projects, organised by the ETI dealing with technology transfer and finance (CTI PFAN), seeks to identify promising projects capable of raising private sector financing. Selected projects will be offered free professional advice on project development and structuring and will be connected with investment thorugh CTI PFAN's global investment networks. More...
The Asia Forum for Clean Energy Financing (AFCEF-6) is seeking applications for its Business Plan Competition. Organised and co-sponsored by the ETI dealing with technology transfer and finance (CTI), the CTI Private Financing Advisory Network (CTI PFAN) and a number of other international organisations, this forum aims to facilitate a marriage between entrepreneurs and investors. Applications are open until 30 June 2015. Visit the CTI PFAN website for more information here.
Kazakhstan is expected to be the first country from the Caspian and Black Sea region to participate in an IEA Energy Technology Initiative (ETI). Represented by Nazarbayev University, they will participate in an ETI focusing on modelling and scenarios (ETSAP). More...
E-TechDS technology briefs, produced by the ETI focusing on modelling and scenarios (ETSAP) provide basic information on process, status, performance, costs, potential and barriers for key energy technology clusters. Each brief consists of typically 5-10 pages including highlights, full text and charts, and a summary data table. More..