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Competitiveness indicators for low-carbon energy industries

The JRC, in the context of its support to the implementation of the Governance of the of the Energy Union, and in particular of the Research, Innovation and Competitiveness dimension and the preparation of the envisaged Competitiveness Report has been working on the identification of a set of indicators that could be used to assess the competitiveness of the EU low-carbon industry in a global context. This report presents a summary of definitions, indicators and metrics on competitiveness, and potential data sources that can be used for their quantification, based on ongoing work.