Establishment of an Energy Community in the Municipality of Heraklion, Crete


MES ENERGY S.A. was selected for the “Support in the creation of an Energy Community, based on Ν.4513/2018, with the participation of the Municipality and the preparation of funding proposals, with the aim to utilize Renewable Energy Sources and reduce costs for the Municipality and the citizens”. The company undertook the provision of scientific, technical and administrative support to the Municipality in the investigation of specific proposals for the creation of an Energy Community. In more detail, MES ENERGY S.A. undertook the recording of cases of examination and the collection of consumptions, the recording of possibilities for the installation of RES systems, the recording of business models, the support of the Municipality in contacts with other entities, the draft statutes of the Energy Community, the creation of informational material and the support of the Municipality in informing citizens about the Energy Community. It is worth noting that a study for the installation of PV systems with a total power of 2450 kWp in the Municipality resulted in significant CO2 emission savings of up to 125,715 tonnes, during 25 years of operation.


  • Municipality of Heraklion, Crete
  • Investigation of proposals for the creation of an Energy Community
  • Estimations of 125,715 tonnes of CO2 saved in 25 years