Austrian Energy Agency
The Austrian Energy Agency was established in 1977 as a non-profit organisation. Its mission is to promote, rational use of energy and a stimulation of renewable energy sources and of innovative technologies.
The Austrian Energy Agency is the Austrian energy research and policy institution in which the federal and the provincial administration ("Bund" and "Länder" respectively) and some fifty important institutions and corporations from a variety of economic sectors cooperate.
The board of directors ("Präsidium") comprises the federal minister charged with environmental affairs, the federal minister charged with energy affairs and the chairman of the provincial governors. The Austrian Energy Agency is the Austrian Member of the European Energy Network EnR.