The Research Institute for Solar Energy and New Energies (IRESEN) was created in the margin of the “Energy Forum” in 2011 at the initiative of the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Environment and several public and private actors of the energy sector in order to support the national energy strategy through market-oriented applied research and innovation in the field of green technologies. IRESEN is today a major actor supporting the national energy strategy and positions itself on the entire value chain of green innovation, through its two instruments :
- Infrastructures: Network of research and innovation platforms in green technologies.
- Agency of Means: Funding of collaborative applied research and innovation projects.
The Institute also contributes to the development of technological roadmaps in the clean energy sector: Solar Resources, Electric Mobility, Green Hydrogen…