CRE works as a non-governmental, non-profit and non-political organization that identifies, supports and equally represents the interests of its members. CRE is a professional organization with the following aims:
- To represent the interests of the companies and organizations operating in the Romanian energy sector (covering all the relevant areas such as electricity, gas, oil, water, nuclear, coal, renewables and R&D) towards with the national and European institutions, as well as other relevant international institutions and energy organizations.
- To inform and provide advisory services mostly on energy-related topics and particularly on issues such as electricity, gas, oil, water, coal, nuclear, renewable energy by putting to use its experience and knowledge about European markets, financial solutions, management and consultancy on the development of energy strategies.
- To organize events meant to enhance the cooperation and the integration of projects developed by the institutions of the Romanian energy sector into the framework designed by the European institutions