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International Energy Agency Energy Technology Research and Development Database, 1974-2015

Title details

SN: 5185
Title: International Energy Agency Energy Technology Research and Development Database, 1974-2015
Alternative title: IEA Energy Technology Research and Development Database
Persistent identifier: 10.5257/iea/et/2013
Depositor: International Energy Agency
Principal investigator(s): International Energy Agency

Subject Categories

Energy and fuel - Environment, conservation and land use

Abstract

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The International Energy Agency (IEA) datasets published by the Energy Statistics Division (ESD) contain annual and quarterly time series data from 1960 onwards on energy production, trade, stocks, transformation, consumption, prices and taxes as well as on greenhouse gas emissions for over the 30 OECD Member countries and over 100 non-OECD countries world-wide.

In OECD Member countries the data are collected by official bodies (most often the national statistics office in each country) from firms, government agencies and industry organisations and are then reported to the IEA using questionnaires to ensure international comparability. In non-OECD countries the data are collected directly from government and industry contacts and from national publications.

The International Energy Agency (IEA) Energy Technology Research and Development (R and D) Database contains annual time series from 1974 onwards and is divided into two parts:

Government Energy Technology R and D Budgets
Budgets are available for several R and D activities: conservation, fossil fuels, renewable energy, nuclear fission, nuclear fusion as well as power and storage technologies. Data for 23 IEA member countries are available, but no data are provided for Luxembourg which has no energy R and D programmes. Moreover, data for certain countries are not available for all years. Data for the European Commission are currently being revised and have not been included in the database.

Economic Indicators (used for deflating and currency conversion)
Three series are available: Nominal GDP in national currency, US Dollar exchange rate and GDP deflator.

These data were first provided by the UK Data Service in June 2005 and are updated annually. The UK Data Service web site includes further information on its IEA Energy Technology R and D holdings, including a dataset user guide and details of latest database updates.

Citation: The bibliographic citation for the database is: International Energy Agency ({YYYY}): Energy Technology Research and Development Database ({Ed. YYYY}). UK Data Service. DOI: {edition specific doi - e.g. http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/iea/et/2011}.

Alternative DOIs: 10.1787/enetech-data-en (to access via OECD.Stat subscription).
Main Topics:
Topics covered include various elements of individual countries' energy R and D budgets:

  • energy research and development budgets

  • conservation R and D budget

  • fossil fuel R and D budget

  • renewable energy R and D budget

  • nuclear fission R and D budget

  • nuclear fusion R and D budget

  • power and storage technology R and D budget

  • exchange rates

  • GDP

  • GDP deflator

  • Coverage, universe, methodology

    Time period: 1974 - 2015
    Country: Multi-nation
    Spatial units: Countries
    Observation units: Administrative units (geographical/political)
    Kind of data: Numeric data
    Aggregate (macro) level
    Universe: Cross-national; National
    Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea Republic of, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States.
    Data for certain countries are not available for all years. In particular, the 'IEA Total Reported' category sum has not been calculated for 1999 due to missing data for several countries. Data for the European Commission are currently being revised and have not been included in the current release.
    Time dimensions: Time Series
    annual
    Sampling procedures: See the dataset user guide for information on sampling methodology.
    Method of data collection: See the dataset user guide for further information on methodology.
    Weighting: No weighting used

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    Administrative and access information

    Date of release:
    First edition: 28 June 2005
    Latest edition: 23 January 2017 (11th Edition)
    Copyright: Copyright International Energy Agency
    Access conditions: Registration is required and standard conditions of use apply. Available to those registered at UK institutions of higher or further education only.

    In addition, the following Special Conditions apply to the International Energy Agency (IEA) databases and associated documentation (hereinafter called the "Work") obtained through the UK Data Service:
    1. The Work is the subject of copyright and the sole and exclusive ownership of the IEA (hereinafter called the "Publisher").
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    a. that the Work is subject to copyright by the Publisher;
    b. that the Publisher provides the Work on an "as is" and "as available" basis and that it makes no representations or express or implied warranties about the Work and any data or other information contained in the Work, including without limitation any warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy, completeness and no warranty against infringement of the proprietary or other rights of third parties;
    c. that the Publisher will not, under any circumstances, be liable for any loss, damage, liability or expense suffered by the End user which is claimed to result from the Work or use of or reliance on the Work, including without limitation, from any fault, error, omission, interruption or delay; use of the Work is at the End user's sole risk;
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