We are doing science for policy
The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is the European Commission's science and knowledge service which employs scientists to carry out research in order to provide independent scientific advice and support to EU policy.
The well-to-wheels analyses by JEC pursue the objective of estimating: greenhouse gas emissions, energy efficiency, and industrial costs of all automotive fuels and power-trains options significant for Europe after 2010.
The alternative fuels study by JEC assesses biofuel implementation scenarios for achieving EU renewable energy targets in the transport sector by 2020.
The ethanol programme by JEC completed a major test programme on the influence of gasoline vapour pressure and ethanol content on evaporative emissions.