JRC News

  1. 6 Jul 2015

    On 6 July, the JRC, together with the Directorate-General for the Environment presented some of the main findings from the development of an EMAS Sectoral Reference Document on Best Environmental Management Practice for the agriculture sector.

  2. 23 Mar 2015

    A look towards 2050 – new energy technology indicators

     

    The JRC has published the first version of the report:  ETRI 2014 - Energy Technology Reference Indicator projections for 2010-2050. The indicators provide a set of techno-economic data to be used for evaluating the European energy system.

     

  3. 27 Oct 2014

    The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre and the Ministry of Energy and Industry of Albania held a joint workshop on the future role of energy storage in south-eastern Europe on the 21st and 22nd October in Tirana.

  4. 5 Jun 2014

    New criteria to grant Ecolabel distinctions have been recently adopted for five products categories: Heating systems, bed mattresses, paints and varnishes, textile and absorbent hygiene products.
    All these product categories belong to the priority group of products consumed in Europe according to its potential to reduce environmental impacts as identified by the European Union Ecolabel Board (EUEB). The discussion process of this group had been informed by European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) study on the Environmental Impact of Products (EIPRO, Tukker et al., 2006).

  5. 30 May 2013

    Six companies have received the 2013 European Code of Conduct for Data Centres Award for their respective investment in innovative energy efficient technologies, which have resulted in major reductions in energy use.

  6. 12 Mar 2010

    The European Commission today launched a guide for policy-makers and business on how to assess the environmental impact of products. The guidance is part of the Commission's drive to promote more sustainable consumption and production patterns and reduce Europe's environmental footprint.

  7. 22 Oct 2009

    A study co-authored by JRC scientists examining the impact of residential heating on air quality in cities has been selected as story of the month by leading scientific journal Environmental Science and Technology (ES&T).