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The global resource on the clean use of coal
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About IEA Clean Coal Centre
Coal produces around 40% of the world's power and so underpins much of global economic activity. Many major economies are dependent on coal. Coal has various advantages - there are diverse sources of supply and it is less susceptible to price volatility than oil or gas. Thus, coal can play an important  role in energy security.

Established in 1975, the IEA Clean Coal Centre is a major provider of impartial information, analysis and research on all aspects of coal. A team of experienced professionals gather, analyse and distribute information and knowledge on the efficient and clean use of coal.

The Centre publishes technical reports and reviews, facilitates R&D, assists in the provision of networks, organises workshops and conferences and builds and maintains a number of databases. We are also available to provide expert advice for our members on any aspect of the coal chain.

There is no political or commercial influence on the research and information provided - the IEA Clean Coal Centre is a non-profit organisation funded primarily by member subscriptions. Located in London we employ approximately 20 staff, largely made up of engineers, scientists and information specialists.



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Information or material of the Technology Collaboration Programme (TCP) on Clean Coal Centre (CCC TCP) (formally organised under the auspices of the Implementing Agreement for the IEA Clean Coal Centre), does not necessarily represent the views or policies of the IEA Secretariat or of the IEA’s individual Member countries. The IEA does not make any representation or warranty (express or implied) in respect of such information (including as to its completeness, accuracy or non-infringement) and shall not be held liable for any use of, or reliance on, such information.

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