Ministry of the Environment and Energy (MEEN)
The Centre for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving (CRES) is a government agency supervised by the Ministry of the Environment, Energy and Climate Change. It is financially and administratively independent.
CRES is active in the areas of sources of renewable energy (SRE), rational use of energy (RUE) and energy savings (ES). Its main goal is to promote technological applications in the areas mentioned above both at national and international level.
CRES acts as an advisor to the Greek government and is recognised for its reliability. CRES has a staff of over 120 highly qualified scientists and has participated in over 700 European and national projects. Its action covers, in particular, R&D and demonstration projects, development of energy information systems, feasibility studies, technical and economic studies, market studies and training and promotional activities.
€2,25M dedicated to EU projects
148 employeesSee the organisational structure