CLER - Comité de Liaison Energies Renouvelables

Liaison Committee for Sustainable Energy

Year created: 1985 No of staff: 10

Sources of Funding

100% - In-house

2B, rue Jules Ferry

33 1 55 86 80 00
33 1 55 86 80 01

Web site: http://

Primary contact

Chargé de Mission Europe Raphaël CLAUSTRE

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General Info

CLER is a non-profit association created in 1984. The association links a bit more than 140 organisms acting all over the french territory:
  • Industrials, constructors, fitters, dealers
  • Energy Consultants, Architects
  • Professional networks, Trade Unions
  • Research Centre, Universities
  • Non-profit associations
  • Energy Agencies

CLER's members act in each renewable energy field: Solar Heating, Photovoltaic, Wind energy, Wood energy, biogas, Building (Architecture, Low Energy Design, Demand Side Management, …), Combined Heat and Power, Heat network, Geothermal energy. They offer different kinds of services:

  • Material, devices, plants, consultancy, Prime Contractors
  • Information (papers, video, exhibitions, libraries)
  • Formations, Applied/Fundamental research

The aim of the association is to lead this network of local actors. In doing so, the main actions are:

  • To provide information
  • To communicate
  • To develop the debate
  • To help the members in their projects
  • To help the creation of jobs
  • To increase the awareness of institutions and elected people