The CENER-CIEMAT Foundation started its activity in 2002 and its Board of Trustees is comprised of the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness, Ciemat, the Ministry of Energy, Tourism and the Digital Agenda and the Government of Navarra.
It currently provides services and performs research work in 6 areas: Wind, Solar Thermal and Solar Photovoltaic, Biomass, Energy in Buildings and Renewable Energy Grid Integration.
CENER has cutting-edge technological infrastructures, with the most modern laboratories and facilities in the world. The Wind Turbine Test Laboratory (the only one of its kind in the world), the Experimental Wind Farm, the 2nd Generation Biofuel Centre and a Microgrid deserve a special mention.
CENERs headquarters are located in the Ciudad de la Innovación, in Sarriguren, Navarra, although it has facilities and offices in other locations, such as: Sangüesa, Alaiz and Aoiz (in Navarra) and Seville.