We are Taking Small Steps to enable the Successful Transition from Traditional Forms of Energy and embrace Renewables
The Centre for Research in Energy and Energy Conservation (CREEC) based at-Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda plays a big role as an influencer for change from traditional forms of energy to sustainable and clean forms of energy through actionable research, renewable energy product testing, trainings and innovations. The dynamic centre has been able to achieve many milestones in this area by giving methodological, technical and well researched approaches in the thematic areas of rural electrification, energy for productive use, energy efficiency, household energy, energy entrepreneurship and energy testing. With a mission to enhance access to modern types of energy, the centre for the last 20years has worked with government organizations, donors, private sector, individuals and academia to provide innovative programs, technical expertise through capacity building activities providing business support, knowledge sharing and advisory nationally, regionally and globally
CREEC started as a project at the Faculty of Engineering at Makerere University
CREEC gained semi-autonomous status from Makerere University and registered as a not for profit organisation.
CREEC testing laboratories were recognized under the UNBS laboratory recognition under ISO 17025 testing standard.
CREEC was accreditated as an assessment centre to conduct competence based assessments in line with Uganda Vocational Qualifications Framework (UVQF)