CRES - Centre for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving

The Centre for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving, CRES is a independent public entity founded in 1987 and supervised by the Ministry of Environment, Energy & Climate Change (MEECC) in Greece.

CRES is active in the fields of Renewable Energy Sources (RES), Rational Use of Energy (RUE) and Energy Saving (ES), while its main aim is the promotion of technological applications in the above-mentioned fields both at a national and international level. CRES was appointed by Law 2244/94 and Law 2702/99 as the National Centre for Coordination in the fields of its activity. It acts as the technical advisor to the corresponding ministry contributing to the implementation of energy efficiency and renewable energy measures and policies and has established a highly visible profile of a strong and reliable national energy centre.

CRES has a scientific staff of more than 120 highly qualified engineers and other scientists (among a total personnel of 160) and, over the years, has participated in more than 700 European and national projects. These include R&D projects, demonstration projects, development of energy information systems, feasibility studies, technical and economic studies, market research, as well as training and promotional activities on the RES/RUE/ES related issues.

Location
9th km Marathonos Ave
19009 Pikermi Attiki
Greece
Members: 

Myrto Theofilidi is an energy analyst at CRES Energy Systems Analysis Laboratory. She is a chemical engineer and holds an MSc in Process, Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering. Her field of expertise includes energy systems and economics, European energy policy analysis and energy statistics. In MEDEAS, Myrto coordinates outreach, dissemination and exploitation of results, while she also contributes to data collection and policy analysis.

Christos Tourkolias is an energy analyst at CRES Division for Energy Policy and Planning. He is a chemical engineer and holds a Master in Engineering – Economic Systems and a PhD in Energy and Environmental Economics. He has participated in numerous studies regarding, indicatively, energy policy analysis, energy and environmental externalities and economic valuation of climate change impacts. In MEDEAS he contributes to data collection and policy analysis.

Effie Korma is the Deputy Head of Market Development Department of CRES. She holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Her field of expertise includes development & implementation of informational campaigns & tools and designing dissemination plans, while she engages in managing EU-funded/national projects, related to energy efficiency and renewable energy. In MEDEAS, she contributes to the outreach, dissemination and exploitation of results.