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Expansion and modernisation of Africa’s electricity sector
Expansion and modernisation of Africa’s electricity sector
Aug 06 2021

How to undertake the much needed expansion and modernisation of Africa’s electricity sector? International partnerships such as the Sustainable Energy for All Initiative can play a crucial role.

Annual report 2020 – Joint Research Centre
Annual report 2020 – Joint Research Centre
Jul 29 2021

The JRC published the Annual Report for 2020 – a year of unprecedented challenges for Europe and the world. The Annual Report provides detailed information on the wide-ranging accomplishments of the JRC over the year.

JRC Energy Scenarios Interactive Tool EU
JRC Energy Scenarios Interactive Tool EU
Jul 28 2021

The JRC has launched an online tool to compare current energy consumption and sources with several future scenarios, allowing anyone to explore the energy options we have for a more sustainable future.

‘Deep’ building renovations are needed for the EU to move towards a climate neutral building stock
‘Deep’ building renovations are needed for the EU to move towards a climate neutral building stock
Jul 19 2021

‘One Stop Shops’ could help owners and tenants overcome difficulties and start a building renovation or refurbishment process.

Deep renovations would generate a total energy saving potential of almost 60% of current consumptions
Deep renovations would generate a total energy saving potential of almost 60% of current consumptions
Feb 19 2021
JRC study contains information and datasets useful for decision-making on allocating renovation resources for maximum return, while ensuring a balanced regional development within the framework of the Renovation Wave and the national Recovery and Resilience Plans.
Reductions in transport emissions account for the greatest part of the overall emissions reductions in 2020.
Reductions in transport emissions account for the greatest part of the overall emissions reductions in 2020.
Feb 02 2021
The unprecedented emissions reductions fuelled by the pandemic can help break from the trend of rising emissions, but much more must be done to meet the targets of the Paris Agreement
The JRC 2019 Annual Report provides insight on how the organisation supports the Commission’s political priorities
The JRC 2019 Annual Report provides insight on how the organisation supports the Commission’s political priorities
Jul 01 2020
JRC science supports a wide range of policies to achieve a more competitive, fair, sustainable and influential Europe
Scientists identify four technological dynamics in the energy sector, having the power to limit global warming to below 2°C if implemented simultaneously.
The study shows that it is technically possible to transition to clean energy and reach the 2°C target at relatively small cost, while triggering benefits, such as improvements in air quality, and reducing the economic impacts of climate change itself.
Mar 30 2020
The latest edition of the Global Energy and Climate Outlook report identifies four technological dynamics in the energy sector that can limit global warming to below 2°C.
A new report by the JRC identifies the trends, raises questions and provokes discussions on what the future of cities can, and should be.
A new report by the JRC identifies the trends, raises questions and provokes discussions on what the future of cities can, and should be.
Oct 11 2019
While urban population is expected to continue growing across most of the globe, this is less so in Europe.
Communities like Hvar island in Croatia are setting ambitious targets to increase energy efficiency
Communities like Hvar island in Croatia are setting ambitious targets to increase energy efficiency
Aug 20 2019
Communities in Europe are pioneering energy self-sufficiency projects

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