CREEC provides services in the following focal areas:
- Rural electrification
- Energy for productive use
- Energy for household use
- Energy efficiency
- Energy entrepreneurship
- Energy testing
The following services are offered:
CREEC has two state of the art laboratories for biomass and solar PV products. The independent Regional Testing and Knowledge Centre (RTKC) offers stove and fuel testing services to stove manufacturers and promoters, using globally accepted testing procedures. The Solar PV laboratory offers testing services accordin to Lighting Africa standards for solar PV products such as solar modules, batteries, lamps, panels, converters and pico-PV products.
CREEC offers high quality skills and resources and is a trusted agent for planning, implementation and delivery of sustainable energy projects.
With comprehensive training materials and state of the art laboratories, the centre provides training services for technicians, students and other stakeholders including tailor-made and hands-on sessions to meet client needs. Some of the trainings offered at the centre include;
- Solar Electric Technician Course
- Cookstove Testing Course
- Cookstove Design Course
- Energy Management Course
- Pico/Micro Hydropower Design and Installation
- Biomass Gasification-Principles and Practices
With an extensive experience in renewable energy and energy efficiency CREEC is strategically positioned to offer expert advice on renewable energy.
CREEC can design and and implement baseline and market potential studies, develop innovative methods and models, conduct primary and secondary data collection, meta-analysis and synthesis.
Energy management and audits
CREEC provides training, research and consultancy services to industrial companies and institutions on the optimum utilization of energy to minimize costs and increase profits.