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School of Environmental Engineering/Technical University of Crete


Type of organisation
Educational organisation
Number of members
251 - 500
Languages spoken
Activity keywords
Sustainable energy & mobility
RTD on sustainability
Planning and design
Circular economy
Insular Engineering School with robust experience in sustainability

The Renewable and Sustainable Energy Systems Laboratory (ReSEL), School of Environmental Engineering ( covers a wide range of knowledge subjects in the fields of Applied Research and Technology Development for Energy Planning and Sustainable Energy Management.

ReSEL expertise focuses on Sustainable Energy Systems-Policy and Planning; Renewable Energy and Energy Saving Systems; Sustainable Cities and Communities mostly on Mediterranean insular cases. Its main objectives are to turn research and scientific knowledge to mature energy solutions and practices that are economically and technically sound and to support the island, the State and EU to achieve the 2030 and 2050 targets. Its staff is creating synergies engaging the proper market actors, local/regional authorities, governmental organizations, chambers, professional associations, the energy/RES/EE sector, NGOs, and media representatives.

ReSEL has a strong orientation towards capacity building activities for policy/market actors, trainers, technical staff and public authorities and towards transferability. It has developed expertise in managing EU-funded projects Horizon 2020, Intelligent Energy-Europe, Interreg MED, COST, Erasmus, LEONARDO, FP7, FP6, SAVE, THERMIE, etc.), structural funds (3rd CSF, NSRF 2007-2013, NSRF 2014-2020) and other national contracts, more than 40 as coordinators, 80+ as participating experts.




Renewable & Sustainable Energy Lab

School of Environmental Engineering

Technical University Campus

GR-73100 Chania