IEA Tasks & Annexe

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IEA UsersTCP Empowering all: Gender in policy and implementation for achieving transitions to sustainable energy (Working period 2022-2024)

Previous work in the Task suggests that countries with higher income levels pay little attention to inclusive energy (-technology) use and its implications. Therefore, this project focuses on obtaining more data on the gender aspects of energy users through a survey, developing guidelines on inclusive technology development, and communicating the overall research results with interested stakeholders.

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IEA TCP AFC Annex 33: Fuel Cells for Stationary Applications (Working period 2022 - 2024)

The task focus is on the analyses of decentralized hydrogen concepts in climate-neutral neighborhoods or renewable energy communities. Based on decentralized hydrogen energy concepts and in combination with electrolysers and hydrogen storage systems, stationary fuel cells will improve self-consumption rates of the renewable energy sources produced on site. Furthermore, the grid consumption of electrical energy will be reduced and the resilience of the energy system will be increased.

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IEA IETS Task 21 Decarbonizing industrial systems in a circular economy framework

Energy and CO2 savings through circular economy, especially directly through carbon circularity (CCU), and resource and energy efficiency through industrial symbiosis are two key approaches to decarbonizing industry.

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IEA SHC Task 70: Low Carbon, High Comfort Integrated Lighting

With the goal of decarbonization and sustainability of buildings in the sense of the circular economy, for integrated lighting systems the so far purely energy-based focus must be broadened to include the entire life cycle, with special consideration of visual and non-visual user requirements. In the task, strategic, technical, and economic information will be developed for the relevant stakeholders and networking activities will be offered.

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IEA ES Task 43: Storage for renewables and flexibility through standardized use of building mass

Thermal building mass activation uses building masses to condition interior spaces, but can also function as energy storage through targeted overheating/undercooling. This storage potential can be used for local and grid-connected renewable thermal and electrical energy (Power2Heat). The project develops new content on the construction, control and business models of such storages and disseminates it as guidelines, data and on the basis of best-practice objects that have been implemented.

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IEA SHC Task 69: Solar Hot Water for 2030

Solar water heating will play a crucial role in the decarbonization of the energy system for 2030 and beyond. IEA SHC Task 69 focuses on two technologies which are likely to play the biggest role in the global solar hot water market: thermosyphon and photovoltaic (PV) hot water systems. For these technologies global market surveys, systems and component optimizations, cost reduction analyses and revision of standards are being conducted to accelerate growth in target markets.

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IEA EBC Annex 86: Energy Efficient Indoor Air Quality Management in Residential Buildings

Residential buildings should be able to provide good indoor air quality while ensuring high comfort and low energy use at lowest possible cost. This project will develop methods and compile data to evaluate different indoor air quality management strategies. Furthermore, innovative control strategies will be evaluated and tested in order to develop concrete recommendations for possible implementations of innovative ventilation systems for residential buildings.

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IEA HPT Annex 63: Impact of heat pump placement on noise emissions

Noise emissions from heat pumps are a potential barrier for broad market diffusion of this energy efficiency technology, especially in urban areas. In this project, the influences of noise emissions in the building and in the neighbourhood are characterised, their psychoacoustic effects are analysed in more detail, and tools for digitally supporting heat pump placement are further developed. The results will be presented to relevant target groups in the form of guidelines and other documentation.

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IEA UsersTCP SLA 2.0: Inclusive and Community-Oriented Approaches to a Social License to Automate (Working period 2022-2024)

The energy transition is critical in solving the climate crisis. Automated demand side management has great potential in this process but struggles with social acceptance. In SLA2.0, the role of gender and diversity factors will be investigated with regards to flexibility and engagement and the contribution potential of energy communities to a social license to automate will be explored. Results will provide guidance for flexibility profile identification and stakeholder-specific recommendations.

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IEA HPT Annex 60: Retrofitting Heat Pump Systems in Large Non-domestic Buildings

Lack of knowledge about retrofit options with heat pumps currently hinders the widespread use of the technology in non-residential buildings. In this project, easy-to-use, accessible recommendations for techno-economically optimised planning / design of heat pump applications in hospitals, shopping centres, industrial buildings, educational institutions, and museums will be developed and communicated to relevant target groups in the form of guidelines and training courses.

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IEA HPT Annex 61: Heat Pumps in Positive Energy Districts

IEA HPT Annex 61 evaluates the role of heat pumps (HP) in positive energy districts (PED). Efficiency potentials of the electric and thermal energy of districts that can be unlocked with the use of HPs are evaluated in order to reach a positive energy balance. This refers to both, upgrade of waste heat and simultaneous generation of different energy use in buildings (space heating, DHW, space cooling/dehumidification) and includes self-consumption of on-site renewable electricity generation.

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IEA ES Task 41: Economics of Energy Storage

What is the value of energy storage and how can it be quantified? How can the benefits and value of energy storage be translated into promising business models? The Task will conduct a coordinated methodological assessment of the economic viability of energy storage (electrical, thermal, and chemical) in applications relevant to the energy system. This will be used to derive preferred conditions for energy storage configurations.

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IEA PVPS Task 1: PV Analysis and Outreach

Since the start of the IEA photovoltaics program in 1993, this task has carried out analyzes of worldwide photovoltaic development, from which the program's key work areas are also derived. This gives Task 1 strategic importance for the overall PVPS program. The participation of all PVPS countries in this task is mandatory to ensure high quality of data and analysis.

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IEA HEV Task 45: Electrified roads (E-roads)

Electric vehicles can be charged stationary as well as dynamically while driving on so-called "e-roads". From a systemic point of view, this technology can be an addition to stationary charging and is not competing. Internationally, the academic and political discussion in this field is progressing rapidly. Task 45 aims for a mutual knowledge exchange, a joint understanding of next steps and a contribution of the Austrian position into the international debate.

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Co-Operative Programme on Advanced Materials for Transportation Applications (AMT)

The AMT Technology Programme (AMT-TCP) focuses on creating innovations in material technologies to increase energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions to allow global warming mitigation.

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IEA PVPS Task 13: Performance, Operation and Reliability of Photovoltaic Systems

IEA PVPS Task 13 is the international and independent forum to exchange, discuss and disseminate information on performance and quality of photovoltaic systems and its components and materials. In its 4th operating period 2022-2025 new concepts and performance of photovoltaics in new applications and its key performance indices will be analysed. The Austrian participation guarantees the feedback of information to the Austrian stakeholders in PV industry.

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Decarbonization of Cities and Communities (Cities TCP)

The Cities TCP is a joint international effort that aims to accelerate the decarbonization in cities by providing a communication platform for relevant expertise of all IEA bodies to the local scale including cities, financing institutions, utilities, service providers and building constructors. Vice-versa, the platform generates evidence-based research questions of cities needs for IEA TCPs.

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IEA Bioenergy Task 40: Deployment of biobased value chains (Working period 2022 - 2024)

Bioenergy Task 40 traditionally focused on international trade and supply chains of biomass for bioenergy. Starting in 2018, the systems view was broadened, also to better meet Austrian requirements. The supply chain focus was maintained, but with a broader premise: The establishment of bio-based value chains for a sustainable and fair bioeconomy.

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IEA SHC Task 67: Compact Thermal Energy Storage Materials within Components within Systems

This Task aims to push forward the compact thermal energy storage (CTES) technology developments to accelerate their market introduction through the international collaboration of experts from materials research, components development and system integration. These technologies are based on the classes of phase change materials (PCM) and thermochemical materials (TCM). Materials from these classes will be studied, improved, characterized and tested in components.

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IEA EBC Annex 83 - Positive Energy Districts

A positive energy district (PED) is an urban area/neighbourhood that is able to generate more energy than it consumes and is agile/flexible enough to respond to energy market fluctuations. This is where the IEA-Annex 83 and commissioned leading Austrian research institutions come in to collect, systematise, synthesise and process the knowledge and experience of the international scientific community on PEDs in a form that is understandable for practitioners.