Friends of Sustainable Grids

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

100,000€ - 199,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

0.85 Fte (2)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

8

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Friends of Sustainable Grids   (FOSG)

    EU Transparency Register

    91684615435-86 First registered on 07 Mar 2011

    Goals / Remit

    Friends of Sustainable Grids (FOSG) is an international Brussels-based non-profit committed to transforming the way we look at sustainable energy grid infrastructure by focusing on Connecting all Energy Grids and Energy Education.

    Main EU files targeted

    "Clean Energy for All Europeans" Package
    European Green Deal
    EU Energy Union
    2030 Energy and Climate Framework
    Interconnection targets
    PCI & TYNDP & CEF
    EFSI, Innovation Fund
    Horizon 2020, Horizon Europe
    Energy Communities developments in the EU
    Energy Poverty
    Storage legislation and initiatives
    Education initiatives with relation to energy and climate

    Address

    Head Office
    2-4 Rue De Praetere 6th Floor
    Brussels 1000
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    2-4 Rue De Praetere 6th Floor
    Brussels 1000
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    2

    Employment timeLobbyists
    75%1
    10%1

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    0.85

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 07 Oct 2022

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Pierre Bernard 19 Dec 2019 18 Dec 2020
    Ms Sara MARCIREAU 19 Dec 2019 18 Dec 2020
    Mr Teodor KUZOV 19 Dec 2019 18 Dec 2020
    Mr Pierre Bernard 25 Jan 2019 24 Jan 2020
    Mr Teodor KUZOV 25 Jan 2019 24 Jan 2020
    Mr Pierre Bernard 30 Jan 2018 22 Jan 2019
    Ms Maria Bouza 25 Aug 2016 22 Aug 2017
    Mr Pierre Bernard 19 Jul 2016 08 Jul 2017
    Ms Jozefien Vanbecelaere 19 Feb 2016 17 Feb 2017
    Ms Marta Navarrete 19 Feb 2016 17 Feb 2017
    Mr Pierre Bernard 07 May 2015 05 May 2016
    Ms Jozefien Vanbecelaere 13 Feb 2015 11 Feb 2016
    Ms Marta Navarrete 13 Feb 2015 11 Feb 2016
    Ms Paola Testini 29 Nov 2013 27 Nov 2014
    Mrs Ana Aguado 03 Oct 2013 30 Sep 2014
    Ms Paola Testini 17 Nov 2012 30 Aug 2013
    Mrs Ana Aguado 17 Oct 2012 30 Aug 2013

    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

    Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    None declared

    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)

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

    Other activities

    Friends of Sustainable Grids, formerly known as Friends of the Supergrid, is an international Brussels-based non-profit with a vision for the future that will transform the way we look at energy grid infrastructure. The association focuses on two main pillars: Connecting Sustainable Grids and Energy Education. A pan-European all around inclusive energy infrastructure will secure the supply of a sustainable energy mix for Europe, thereby fostering economic welfare for European citizens and creating highly qualified jobs.

    Our Aims include: Contributing to a harmonised, inclusive and holistic sustainable European Energy Policy through demand notes as the output of industry-wide focused roundtables; and Public acceptance of the developments required to achieve the energy transition by fostering energy education and information dissemination.

    To achieve these aims, we focus on: Connecting sustainable grids; Designing efficient governance; A harmonized legal and regulatory approach; Promoting smart energy technologies and artificial intelligence; Attractive financing and funding options; Supporting its Members in the TYNDP and PCI Processes and taking a stance on related policy developments; Energy Education; Energy Communities; and reducing the Energy Poverty during the transition to a sustainable economy.

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    8 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.

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