This Energy Agency was established in March 1998 with funding from the SAVE II Programme (European Commission - Energy and Transport DG - formerly DGXVII). In May 2006, the Agency enlarged its area of activity to include the Municipalities of Karditsa and was renamed to the Energy Center of Western Thessaly.

The Agency's activities now focus on:

  • the accomplishment of new projects in which it participates as a partner
  • promotion of RES & RUE projects within the Trikala and Karditsa Prefectures
  • dissemination of the results derived from its work
  • information and the sensitisation of the local people and local market
  • participation in networks, meetings, conferences, etc informing and promoting any future collaboration

European projects:

  • Establishment of Pisa, Mayo and Trikala Energy Agencies SAVE II Project (DGXVII/4.1031/L/97-037) (1998 - 2001)
  • Development of Small Scale Hydro Power Projects ALTENER II Project (DGXVII/4.1030/Z/98-468) (1999 - 2001)
  • Energy Efficient Outdoor Lighting in Urban Areas 'EnLight' SAVE II Project (DGXVII/4.1031/Z/02-077/2002) (2002 -2004)
  • Promotion of the Use of Renewable Energies Small Scale Systems in Mountain Territories, Intelligent Energy Europe Project (IEE/07/797/SI2.499715) 2008 - 2011
  • RES and RUE Stimulation in Mountainous Agricultural Communities Towards Sustainable Development, Intellingent Energy Europe Project (EIE/07/040/S12.466710) 2007 - 2009