The Centre for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving (CRES) is the Greek national entity for the promotion of renewable energy sources, rational use of energy and energy conservation.
In the modern demanding energy sector CRES is dynamically active, in the frame of the national and Community policy and legislation, for the protection of the environment and sustainable development.


Working in the state of the art of technology development, CRES implements innovative projects and significant activities for the promotion and market penetration of new energy technologies.

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Fields of Research:

CRES offers applied research, technological development and technical support to the following RES sectors:

  • Wind energy
  • Biomass
  • Photovoltaic systems
  • Active solar systems
  • Small hydroelectric plants
  • Geothermal energy
  • RES and hydrogen technologies
  • New RES technologies

Recent Publications:

  1. Parisio, E. Rikos, L. Glielmo, “Stochastic model predictive control for economic/environmental operation management of microgrids: An experimental case study”, Journal of Process Control (43), 24–37, 2016.
  2. P.-J. Alet, et al., “Forecasting and observability: critical technologies for system operations with high PV penetration”, in proceedings of European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC), Munich (DE), 20-24 June, 2016.