Technology Collaboration Programme

Behave Conference 2023 – deadline for submitting abstracts 17th July 2023

Behave 2023, the 7th European Conference on Behaviour and Energy Efficiency by the European Energy Network (EnR, the network of European energy agencies) will take place in Maastricht, the Netherlands, on 28th and 29th November 2023. The theme of this edition of the conference is ‘Scaling-up behaviour change in the light of the energy and […]

New Policy Brief from Social License to Automate Task

Our latest Policy Brief is an overview for policy makers highlighting key observations and findings from stage one of the Task which concluded in October 2021 with the publication of their final report “Social License to Automate” Emerging Approaches to Demand Side Management”.

What we talk about when we talk about energy sharing – read the new GO-P2P blog

Defining Peer-to-Peer Energy Trading, Community Self-Consumption and Transactive Energy Models. As energy end-users take on a more active role in the energy system, new energy business models are developing to tackle a key challenge: how can we integrate decentralised energy assets into the grid and incentivise prosumers to provide flexibility services?

2021 Annual Report now available

The 2021 Annual Report is now available to view. This report provides an overview of the activities and outputs of the UsersTCP and its Tasks during 2021.

2020 Annual Report published

The 2020 Annual Report is now available to view. This report provides an overview of the activities and outputs of the UsersTCP and its Tasks during 2020.

First Policy Brief from Behavioural Insights Platform

Following on from the December 2020 publication of the report ‘Behavioural insights for demand-side energy policy and programmes: An environment scan’, the Energy Sector Behavioural Insights Platform has prepared the first UsersTCP Policy Brief based on this work.

New Users TCP Task on Gender and Energy gets the go-ahead

We are excited to announce that a new international research collaboration – Empowering all: Gender in policy and implementation for achieving transitions to sustainable energy – has been approved by the UsersTCP Executive Committee.

Canada joins the UsersTCP

We are delighted to welcome Canada as the first country to join the UsersTCP since we relaunched in Melbourne, Australia late last year.

April 2019 Workshop – Policy and Business Models for the Digital Customer Centred Energy Transition, Bern, Switzerland

The conference on Policy and Business Models for the Digital Customer-Centred Transition was organised by BFE, Switzerland and the Technology Collaboration Programme on Demand Side Management Technologies and Programmes (DSM TCP) and was held in conjunction with the 53rd Executive Committee meeting. Venue: Swiss Confederation, Mühlestrasse 2, 3063 Ittigen, Switzerland Time: 08.45 – 17.10 08.45 […]

October 2016 Workshop – DSM Day, Brussels, Belgium

The Role of DSM to Provide Flexibility in Electricity Systems The share of intermittent renewables in the electricity system is rapidly growing all over the globe. In the EU they will represent 35% of electricity production by 2020 and are expected to reach 50% by 2030. But already today, at peak moments renewables make up […]

March 2016 Workshop – DSM Day, Stockholm, Sweden

The Swedish Energy Agency together with the International Energy Agency Demand Side Management Energy Efficiency technology cooperation (IEA DSM) invited researchers, entrepreneurs and policy makers to a full-day conference devoted to different aspects of demand side management in the energy field. The main objective of the day was to create an exchange between the work […]

October 2015 Workshop – International DSM Day, Halifax, Nova Scotia

International DSM Day First roundtable sessions 1. Simplified M & V – presented by Operating Agent Task 16, Mr. Jan W. Bleyl, EnergeticSolutions, Austria (telecon) 2. Demand response services – presented by Operating Agent Task 17, Mr. Mattias Stifter, AIT, Austria 3. Energy efficiency and behavior change – presented by Co-operating Agent Task 24, Dr. […]

October 2014 Workshop – Electricity of the Future: Renewables – Smart Grids, Vienna, Austria

For Austria and Specifically the Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology almost 40-years of collaboration in the field of research and technological development within the International Energy Agency places an important addition to national and EU activities. The technology programme of the IEA is conducted by currently 40 Implementing Agreements. The activities of these multilateral […]

October 2013 Workshop – Current issues in DSM, Lucerne, Switzerland

Venue: iHomeLab – Hochschule Luzern, Technik & Architektur (Horw) Agenda 8.45 – 9.15 Registration, coffee 9.15 – 9.35 Introduction to IEA DSM: On the cutting edge of Energy Efficiency (Examples of what we do) presented by DSM Chair (Rob Kool) 9.35 – 10.00 New Swiss Energy Strategy 2050: A brief introduction presented by Markus Bareit, […]

April 2013 Workshop – New ways to achieve energy efficiency in the ‘polder model’, Utrecht, the Netherlands

Introduction: Highlights in the Implementing Agreement on Demand Side Management Technologies and Programmes, presented by Rob Kool, Chair. Customers, energy providers, network operators how to co-operate to ensure continuation of energy savings in a more competitive energymarket? Venue: Geldmuseum, Lidesweg 90, 3531 BG Utrecht Program 09:00 – 09:30  Registration 09:30 – 09:45  Introduction: Highlights in […]

November 2012 Workshop – Current issues in Demand Side Management, Espoo, Finland

The workshop on ‘Current Issues in Demand Side Management’ was organised by the Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT) and Demand Side Management Technologies and Programmes (IEA DSM) and was held in conjunction with the Executive Committee meeting.  The workshop consited of two sessions: (1) DSM in Finland, and (2) DSM from the IEA perspective. […]

April 2012 Workshop – Current Issues in Demand Side Management, Trondheim, Norway

Current issues in Demand Side Management Where: Radisson Blu Royal Garden Hotel, Kjøpmannsgaten 73, Trondheim. When: 18. April 2012, 09.30 – 15.30 Hosts: Enova SF and the International Energy Agency – Demand Side Management Programme (IEA-DSM). Session 1: DSM from the IEA perspective What is the IEA-DSM and what does it do? Rob Kool, Chairman […]

November 2011 Workshop – How to Develop DSM in Korea?, Jeju Island, South Korea

How to develop DSM in Korea? This workshop will bring together experts from South Korea and a number of international representatives from the IEA DSM Programme member countries to discuss their experience with the use of energy efficiency resource standards, smart grids, energy efficiency policies in Korea, energy standards and labeling, and the GHG target […]

April 2011 Workshop – Experiences with Energy Efficiency Resource Standards, Washington, United States

Experiences with Energy Efficiency Resource Standards This workshop will bring together experts from the U.S. and a number of international representatives from the IEA DSM Programme member countries to discuss their experience with the use of energy efficiency resource standards (also called portfolio standards, white certificates or efficiency obligations) that are typically placed on electric […]

October 2010 Workshop – The Smartness of Smart Grids, Stockholm, Sweden

The smartness of smart grids Wednesday 6 October, 2010, Stockholm, Sweden – 13:00 – 18:00 The seminar brought together experts from Sweden and a number of international representatives from the IEA DSM Programme and considered the smartness of smart grids and the solutions that can be offered. Welcome to Electrolux Henrik Sundström, VP Sustainability Affairs… […]

October 2009 Workshop – Is DSM the Answer? – Solving the problems of Tomorrow’s Electricity System, Chester, United Kingdom

Is DSM the Answer? – Solving the problems of Tomorrow’s Electricity System.  The seminar brought together experts from the UK and a number of international representatives from the IEA Demand Side Management  Programme and considered the challenges and opportunities that future electricity systems may face and the solutions DSM can offer. Wednesday 21st October, 2009 […]

April 2009 Workshop – Demand Side Management (DSM) and Energy Efficiency – Elements for Optimizing our Energy Systems, Vienna, Austria

Demand Side Management (DSM) and Energy Efficiency – Elements for Optimizing our Energy Systems The workshop brought together IEA-DSM experts and national stakeholders for a mutual knowledge and experience exchange. It made a link to the Austrian representatives of other related IEA IA, like ENARD and 4E. Besides lectures from IEA-DSM experts, statements from Austrian […]

October 2008 Workshop – White Certificates: the Italian experiences gained in Regulation, Monitoring & Verification and Electricity Market contexts, Milan, Italy

A workshop on: White Certificates: the Italian experiences gained in Regulation, Monitoring & Verification and Electricity Market contexts, was hosted by: CESI Ricerca in collaboration with the IEA DSM Programme. Italy has been practising a White Certificates scheme for four years. Milan, Italy, 22 October 2008 Monitoring & Verification and Electricity Market Contexts Click HERE […]

April 2008 Workshop – Standby Power, New Delhi, India

The conference/workshop on Standby Power was hosted by: The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE)  and the International Energy Agency (IEA) To read the conference/workshop program click HERE DAY 1 Session I Chairperson: Dr. Ajay Mathur, Director General, Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) Progress of Standards and Labeling Program in India. New Delhi, India, 2 April, […]