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Dr. Antonio PFLÜGER
International Energy Agency, France
Dr. Antonio Pflüger is Head of the Energy Technology Collaboration Division of the International Energy Agency. In this capacity he oversees the IEA energy technology collaboration network which consists of more than 5000 experts worldwide.
Dr. Pflüger, a German national, has been Head of the Energy and Environment Division in Germany 's Federal Ministry of Economics and Labour since 1999. He has been with the Ministry since 1990, where he has held various positions, including two years in the Division for nuclear energy, three years as deputy head of division for aerospace affairs, and a seven-month secondment to the IEA's energy efficiency area in 1992. He was also co-spokesperson for the Ministry in 1992-1993. Prior to that, he worked on research and development projects for energy conservation and renewable energy in the Federal Ministry for Research. He has written a number of publications and articles on all above mentioned issues.
Since being with the IEA his division has published various books and studies on renewable energies, carbon capture and storage, clean coal, hydrogen, oil and gas resources and reserves and international energy technology collaboration.
Antonio Pflüger holds a Doctorate in Physics.