U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Office of Scientific and Technical Information


ETDE Membership – Obligations and Benefits (cont'd)


  • Staying abreast of recent developments in various research areas (including some basic sciences).
  • Avoiding duplication of research effort and learning from expected and unexpected results.
  • Jump-starting research at a point further along than anticipated.
  • Identifying which countries and people are involved in particular research areas.
  • Understanding how countries deal with energy-related environmental and climate change issues.
  • Contracting party has right to determine ETDEWEB access within its national borders.