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Centre for Renewable Energy Sources (CRES)


  • Organization TypeInstitute
  • HeadquartersGreece
  • Founded1987
The Centre for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving (CRES) is the Greek organisation for Renewable Energy Sources (RES), Rational Use of Energy (RUE) and Energy Saving (ES). CRES has been appointed as the national co-ordination centre in its area of activity. CRES was founded in September 1987 by Presidential Decree 375/87. It is a public entity, supervised by the Ministry of Environment and Energy and has financial and administrative independence. Its main goal is the research and promotion of RES/RUE/ES applications at a national and international level, as well as the support of related activities, taking into consideration the principles of sustainable development Since 1992, CRES is located on its wholly owned premises in Pikermi, Attica, where in addition to over 2000 square meters of main office space, it has experimental outdoor installations, specialised laboratories for energy technologies, a mechanical shop, conference rooms, a library and maintains a strong computing infrastructure.  CRES' funding is mainly provided by National, European and International projects, as well as projects carried out on behalf of the industrial, hotel, and construction sector, etc.


Staff at Centre for Renewable Energy Sources (CRES) have experience in


  • solar / wind / biofuels
  • climate change
  • power generation
  • systems
  • research & development


  • ec


  • niger
  • eritrea
  • gambia
  • greece


  • business development

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Company Offices
  • Greece (headquarters)
  • Pikermi
  • 19th km Marathonos Ave