Outcomes of the Task Force on Energy of the 4th Ministerial Meeting on Industrial Cooperation 26-27 January 2015, Tehran, Iran are as follows:
-Emphasizing the nomination of the D-8 Focal Points. For the year 2015, Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources of Turkey is the Coordinator. From 2016 onwards, the coordinating focal point will be selected on yearly basis in alphabetical order or to the next volunteer.
-Introducing the most capable and professional consultants, contractors and Research companies of each Member States in the field of energy projects in the D-8 website.
-Recognition of the certificates issued by the Reference Laboratories of the D-8 Member States for the equipment used in energy industry with assurances of their quality and compatibility with acceptable standards.
-Promoting collaboration and establishment of Joint Ventures (JVs) among the Research Institutes of the Member States for R&D projects in the following fields:
**Transfer of know-how /Commercialization of research projects
**Energy Outlook Planning
**Energy Conservation and Auditing
**Electric Power Market Design, and
**Residual Life Estimation
-The Niroo Research Institute (NRI) affiliated to the Ministry of Energy of the Islamic Republic of Iran (www.NRI.ac.ir) and National Center for Energy and Environment of Federal Republic of Nigeria, stated their readiness to share their experience and achievements in the energy field and establish the JVs with interested counterparts among the D-8 Member States for further research and development as well as commercialization of the feasible energy projects.
-Emphasizing the organization of workshops, seminars and short term training courses in the field of renewable energy, energy efficiency, energy auditing and waste management with the aim to train the energy managers and specialists in the D-8 Member States
-The Energy Efficiency Organization (IEEO) affiliated to the Ministry of Energy of the Islamic Republic of Iran (www.ieeo.org.ir) stated its readiness to organize the related workshops and training courses in the field of energy efficiency and auditing in coordination with the D-8 Secretariat.
-Recommending the establishment of fund or credit lines (according to individual member state laws and legislations) for enhancing implementation of renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in the D-8 Member States
-With the aim of enhancing the rural electrification and environmental protection, large importance and priority will be given to the research projects cost reduction of solar panels and improving efficiency.
-Regarding good experience, know-how and good technical and commercial solutions of some of the companies in the D-8 Member States on the field mentioned below, informing such companies of the international tenders organized by the Member States through D-8 portal is emphasized;
Construction, commissioning, O&M, rehabilitation and technical services of thermal power plants (Gas, Steam and Combined Power Plants) and manufacturing and supplying spare parts
Wind and Solar CSP power plants and photovoltaic panels
Onshore and Offshore oil and gas field development
EPD and drilling projects
Midstream and downstream process units
Utilities and offsite
Pipeline and gas compression stations
Oil tank farms and manufacturing of pressure vessels
Outcomes of the Task Force on Energy of the 5th Ministerial Meeting on Industrial Cooperation 09-10 May 2016, Cairo, Egypt are as follows: