European Renewable Energies Federation asbl

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

100,000€ - 199,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

2.75 Fte (6)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

7

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    European Renewable Energies Federation asbl   (EREF)

    EU Transparency Register

    48677174683-66 First registered on 06 Dec 2010

    Goals / Remit

    EREF is the European interest and lobby group for independent power producers of electricity and fuels from all renewable energy sources except large hydro.

    In a nutshell:

    EREF is the voice of Renewable Energy Producer
    EREF is the watchdog of the energy sector
    EREF is the promoter for a renewable energy value chain and regional sustainable development
    EREF is providing detailed information for public and media

    Main EU files targeted

    Development of relevant EU Energy legislation and its transposition in national law of EU Member states

    EU State Aid Guidelines

    Circular Economy Directive

    Implementation of the Water Framework Directive

    Address

    Head Office
    Avenue Marnix 28
    Brussels 1000
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    Avenue Marnix 28
    Brussels 1000
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    6

    Employment timeLobbyists
    75%1
    50%3
    25%2

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    2.75

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 08 Dec 2022

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Bertil Heerink 07 Jan 2017 03 Jan 2018

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Trade and business associations

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    EREF is a founding member of IRENA’s multi-stakeholder Coalition for Action and the World Alliance for Efficient Solutions. The federation is member of the Renewable Energy Industry Advisory Board (RIAB) of the IEA (International Energy Agency). EREF is also a member of REN21 (the global renewable energy policy multi-stakeholder network) and its Steering Committee; the Global 100% Renewable Energy Platform, and ECEEE (the European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy).

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    100,000€ - 199,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    100,000€ - 199,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Commission expert group on electricity interconnection targets#E03412#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3412 #Member #C#Industry

    Groups (European Parliament)

    Competitive European Industry: long-term and sustainable investment#Green new deal#Climate change, biodiversity and sustainable development

    Other activities

    Cooperation with the European Commission, Parliament and Council on all issues regarding renewable energy policies, energy efficiency policies and related issues such as taxation, EU networks, internal market, competition and research.
    Cooperation with other European, national and international institutions and associations.

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    7 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 18 Jun 2018 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject clean energy issues in Europe
      Commission
      • Dominique Ristori (Director-General)
    • Date 23 Nov 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject renewable energies
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Grzegorz Radziejewski (Cabinet member)
    • Date 08 Nov 2016 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Energy Union, renewable energy, energy efficiency
      Commission
      • Dominique Ristori (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 21 Jun 2016 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject European renewables industry
      Commission
      • Dominique Ristori (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 26 Jan 2016 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Keynote speech at the new year's reception of the European Renewable Energy Federation (EREF)
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Commission
      • Miguel Arias Cañete (Commissioner)
    • Date 29 Apr 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Proposals on renewable energy pursuant to the Energy Union Strategy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Commission
      • Yvon Slingenberg (Cabinet member)
      • Maria Cristina Lobillo Borrero (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 08 Jan 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Energy Union
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Telmo Baltazar (Cabinet member)
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