NIE-CREST is one of the centres of excellence at NIE, Mysore. The centre is involved in the area of Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technologies. NIE-CREST has made many technological interventions to provide Renewable and Sustainable Technologies to meet most of the energy needs locally and sustainably. The centre has been providing consultancy services, implementation ,conducting training programmes / workshops/awareness programmes, R&D and dissemination of Renewable Energy based efficient Devices/Systems to the people in and around the region.
The Major Technologies Promoted by NIE-CREST are Biomass Technologies, Bio-Diesel, Solar Energy Technologies, Wind Energy Technologies, Muscle Power Technologies, Rain Water Harvesting Systems, Sustainable Building Materials Technologies and Eco-sanitation.