ESTI is a European reference laboratory for the verification of the power and energy generation of photovoltaic devices through the development of experimental methods suitable for international standardisation. It is located at the JRC Ispra site.
The JRC's interactive tool on smart grids gives the user present and future scenarios for different times of the day, showing the benefit an intelligent energy system can provide.
VELA comprises two chemical and physical analysis labs and seven major testing facilities capable of conducting emissions tests on a variety of vehicles. Two new facilities will focus on electric vehicle testing and interoperability.
New technologies in the last decade have shown slow but steady progress of ocean and sea energy power according to a new JRC ocean status report.
The JRC has recently launched a new report calling for a concerted effort to phase out inefficient buildings from the European building stock.
On 1 April 2015, the JRC released two reports in the area of smart grids, which look at how smart grids research and innovation can help achieve the Energy Union's targets of secure, sustainable, competitive and affordable energy.
A look towards 2050 – new energy technology indicators