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.
European researchers developed a new classification system for photovoltaic (PV) devices, which can be used to reliably estimate their efficiency under real operating conditions.
The World in 2050 (TWI2050) initiative last week launched the report 'Transformations to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals' at the United Nations High Level Political Forum in New York. This report sets out six key transformations that will enable the world to meet the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The Secretariat of Mission Innovation (MI), the International Energy Agency (IEA), and the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) organised an Expert Workshop on Enhancing Data Collection on Government and Private Sector Spending for Clean Energy Research and Innovation on 22 May 2018 in Malmö, Sweden.
How agricultural residues can be used to help meet local energy needs in Africa was discussed at a scientific workshop held in Dakar (Senegal) last November organised by the JRC, the Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar and the Université Assane Seck de Ziguinchor. The discussion was framed within a Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystems (WEFE) nexus* approach, which explores the complex interactions between the water, food (agriculture) and energy sectors and ecosystems.