CREEC’s story started in 2001 as a project part of the Makerere University Faculty of Engineering. 20years later, the Centre for Research in Energy and Energy Conservation (CREEC) is still pioneering a greener future for renewable energies in Uganda. The centre is currently registered as a not for profit organization providing methodological, technical and well-researched approaches for renewable energy interventions. As an advisory body and agent for change, for the past twenty years CREEC has delivered, advocated, and lobbied for her vision to enhance access to modern energies across in East Africa. CREEC has continued in their efforts to deliver this mission, by partnering with government organizations, donors, private sector players, individuals and academia representatives, to provide innovative programmes and develop technical expertise through capacity-building activities that foster knowledge sharing and business support for renewable energy businesses. The center is also recognized by the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) in accordance with the ISO 17025 quality management system.
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)