Ricerca Sul Sistema Energetico – RSE SPA

R&D and consultancy

RSE (Ricerca sul Sistema Energetico) S.p.A. (former ERSE and CESI RICERCA) is a public company entirely owned by the Italian Government, with the mission of performing public interest R&D programs to address the national energy, environmental and economic goals, both on behalf of the Ministry of the Economic Development and in the context of EU research initiatives. About 350 technicians and researchers – and their main laboratories – carry out strategic research in the electricity and energy sector, with strong emphasis on experimental applications. RSE is recognised in Europe as a Non-profit Research Organisation with a wide and very successful role in integrating the national research programmes with the EU directives and plans: it is currently cooperating in more than 60 international research projects and coordinates as leading partner more than 100 main research centres and companies in the energy field in Europe.

With regard to participation of customers to energy markets, RSE is carrying out specific research programmes covering all the aspects, from the business schemes to the ICT aspects.

RSE collaborates with the Italian Regulatory Authority for Energy, Networks and Environment (ARERA) providing technical support for different activities. RSE is also actively involved in supporting the Italian Authority and the Italian Ministry of Economic Development with the aim of implementing the EU Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SETPlan). Finally, RSE is ExCo Vice Chair of the International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN).


via R. Rubattino 54, 20134 Milano

+39 023992.1rse@legalmail.it