JRC - EC Joint Research Centre

During the 2013-2015 period, the ESCO markets of the EU Enlargement and Neighbouring Countries (namely Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, Kosovo, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Moldova, Belarus, Ukraine, Turkey and Russia) remained almost unchanged compared to the 2010-2013 period.  
Post date: 4 Dec 2018
Type: Publication

  This Report was commissioned by the European Commission, Directorate General for Energy, Energy Efficiency Unit, to provide an overview of the drivers of recent trends in final energy consumption and a first indication of the short-term future trends and efforts needed to reach the EU 2020 targets.
Post date: 25 Sep 2018
Type: Publication

Policy context
Post date: 31 Jul 2018
Type: Publication

The power system and market are at the centre stage of the European Union's energy policies. The recent measures proposed by the European Commission with the ‘Clean energy for all Europeans’ package rely on smart technologies, solutions and concepts to accelerate, transform and consolidate the EU economy’s clean energy transition. The deployment of smart grid solutions can help to make distribution grids more flexible and to cope with variable renewable energy sources and new loads.
Post date: 31 Jul 2018
Type: Publication

The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector including data centres generates up to 2% of the global CO2 emissions and data centres are estimated to have the fastest growing carbon footprint from across the whole ICT sector, mainly due to new business such as the cloud computing and the rapid growth of the use of Internet services.
Post date: 30 Jun 2018
Type: Publication

In August 2017, the Joint Research Centre (JRC) released two Technical Reports presenting Level(s), a common EU framework of core indicators for the sustainability of office and residential buildings.  
Post date: 24 Aug 2017
Type: News

With smart specialisation strategies in the implementation phase, clean energy is one of the main priorities for most EU regions. This workshop, which is organised by the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission and will take place on Wednesday 21 June (11.00 - 12.30) in the context of the EUSEW 2017 Policy Conference, showcases how different sectors of society are taking an active role in energy action.
Post date: 25 May 2017
Type: Event

The 14th edition of the PV Status Report by the Joint Research Centre (JRC) gives an overview of the current trends in PV industry. Over the last 15 years, this industry the has grown from a small group of companies and key players into a global business where information gathering is becoming increasingly complex.  
Post date: 3 Jan 2017
Type: Publication