Energy Research and Development Institute, Chiang Mai University was established on the 6th of March 2007 by merging two efficient institutes, the Energy Management and Conservation Office and the Biogas Technology Center.
The emerging institute was entitled “Energy Research and Development Institute, Chiang Mai University (ERDI-CMU). The institute is aimed to be a center of biogas and all types of energy. Later, H.R.H. Priness Maha Chakri Sirindhorn bestowed the name “Energy Research and Development Institute-Nakornping, Chiang mai University” on the institute. The main objectives of the institute include energy research, knowledge development, application of knowledge with energy and environmental crieses, and biogas development and usage to attain the hightest advantages. It is anticipated that the institute will successfully become the center of professionalism and knowledge in terms of energy of the country and the ASEAN region.
“Clean Energy Reliance for Asean”