German Renewable Energy Federation

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

500,000€ - 599,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1.75 Fte (3)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

3

High-level Commission meetings

13

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    German Renewable Energy Federation   (BEE)

    EU Transparency Register

    15511499334-46 First registered on 17 Aug 2012

    Goals / Remit

    One of the main tasks of the The German Renewable Energy Federation (BEE) is the complete conversion of the energy supply to renewable energies within the sectors electricity, heating and mobility. As an umbrella organization the BEE represents the interests of 58 associations and companies. The BEE is committed to improve the legal framework for renewable energies, enforcing its equal opportunities and promoting renewable energies in the areas of public relations, research, development and further education. As a professional association the BEE protects, promotes and represents the professional interests of those working in the field of renewable energies by supporting education and professional training e.g. Our members include the German Wind Energy Association (BWE), the German Solar Association (BSW), the German Biogas Association (FVB) and the Federal Association of German Hydroelectric Power Plants (BDW).

    Main EU files targeted

    Revision of Renewable Energy Directive, Revision of the energy performance of Buildings Directive, Revision of the EU electricity market design, Nature Restoration Law, Net-Zero Industry Act, European Critical Raw Materials Act, Gas and hydrogen markets directive (common rules), Gas and hydrogen markets regulation, Consultation on a proposed restriction on the manufacture, placing on the market and use of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)

    Address

    Head Office
    EUREF-Campus 16
    Berlin 10829
    GERMANY
    EU Office
    EUREF-Campus 16
    Berlin 10829
    GERMANY

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    3

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%1
    50%1
    25%1

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    1.75

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    3 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 27 Feb 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Luca LIEBE 26 Jan 2024 24 Jan 2025
    Mr Rainer Hinrichs-Rahlwes 26 Jan 2024 24 Jan 2025
    Mr Mirko MOSER-ABT 03 Oct 2023 02 Oct 2024
    Mr Luca LIEBE 28 Jan 2023 26 Jan 2024
    Mr Rainer Hinrichs-Rahlwes 24 Jan 2023 24 Jan 2024
    Mr Rainer Hinrichs-Rahlwes 02 Oct 2021 29 Sep 2022
    Mr Rainer Hinrichs-Rahlwes 08 Oct 2020 02 Oct 2021
    Mr Rainer Hinrichs-Rahlwes 29 May 2019 29 May 2020
    Ms Marie Luise WETTINGFELD 29 May 2019 29 Aug 2019
    Mr Rainer Hinrichs-Rahlwes 13 Jun 2018 29 May 2019
    Ms Corina-Alexandra Bolintineanu 13 Jun 2018 13 Jun 2019
    Mr Rainer Hinrichs-Rahlwes 09 Jun 2017 25 May 2018
    Ms Corina-Alexandra Bolintineanu 09 Jun 2017 25 May 2018
    Mr Rainer Hinrichs-Rahlwes 08 Jun 2016 08 Jun 2017
    Ms Corina-Alexandra Bolintineanu 08 Jun 2016 08 Jun 2017
    Mr Rainer Hinrichs-Rahlwes 06 Jun 2015 04 Jun 2016
    Ms Corina-Alexandra Bolintineanu 06 Jun 2015 04 Jun 2016
    Mr Hermann Falk 06 Nov 2014 04 Nov 2015
    Mr Rainer Hinrichs-Rahlwes 14 Jun 2014 06 Jun 2015
    Ms Corina-Alexandra Bolintineanu 13 Jun 2014 06 Jun 2015

    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

    Bündnis Bürgerenergie (BBEn) (https://www.buendnis-buergerenergie.de/buendnis/mitglieder)
    Bundesverband Mittelständische Wirtschaft e.V. (BVMW)
    Deutsche Gesellschaft für Verbandsmanagement e.V. (https://www.dgvm.de/mitgliederliste-2/)
    European Renewable Energy Federation (EREF) (https://eref-europe.org/category/members/)
    The European Forum for Renewable Energy Sources (EUFORES) (http://www.eufores.org/index.php?id=149)
    Europäische Vereinigung für Erneuerbare Enegrien e.V. (Eurosolar)
    Gebäude-Allianz (https://www.nabu.de/umwelt-und-ressourcen/energie/energieeffizienz-und-gebaeudesanierung/gebaeudeallianz/)
    Klima-Allianz Deutschland e.V. (https://www.klima-allianz.de/mitglieder/unsere-mitglieder)
    The Global 100%Renewable Energy Platform e.V. (https://www.global100re.org/#team-1)

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    500,000€ - 599,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    500,000€ - 599,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Communication activities

    Meetings with the EU Commission and the members of the European Parliament, publication of statements, position papers and press releases, organisation of dialogue formats.

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    13 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 proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: https://commissioners.ec.europa.eu/index_en All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 19 Dec 2023 Location Webex
      Subject - state of play: EU solar industry - need for resilience capacity
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Attending
      • Zaneta Vegnere (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 Oct 2021 Location Online
      Subject Draft State aid Guidelines on Climate, environmental protection and Energy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Attending
      • Kim Jorgensen (Cabinet member)
    • Date 05 Oct 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Renewable Energies
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Attending
      • Joachim Balke (Cabinet member)
    • Date 29 Apr 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Electricity market design and renewables policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Attending
      • Maria Cristina Lobillo Borrero (Cabinet member)
      • Yvon Slingenberg (Cabinet member)
      • Joachim Balke (Cabinet member)
    • Date 11 Feb 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Energy Union
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Attending
      • Telmo Baltazar (Cabinet member)
    • Date 16 Dec 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject governance of the Energy Union and upcoming initiatives to implement the Energy Union Strategy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Energy Union
      Attending
      • Peter van Kemseke (Cabinet member)
    • Date 16 Nov 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Energy Union governance
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Energy Union
      Attending
      • Peter van Kemseke (Cabinet member)
    • Date 16 Jun 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Energy Union
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Attending
      • Telmo Baltazar (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 02 Jun 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject The development of a reliable and transparent Energy Union governance framework, including on the relevant European targets contained in the 2030 Energy and Climate package
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Energy Union
      Attending
      • Peter van Kemseke (Cabinet member)
    • 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
      Attending
      • Yvon Slingenberg (Cabinet member)
      • Maria Cristina Lobillo Borrero (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 29 Jan 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Energy Union and Investment Plan
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Energy Union
      Attending
      • Christian Linder (Cabinet member)
    • Date 03 Dec 2014 Location Berl 8/97
      Subject Renewables energy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Energy Union
      Attending
      • Peter van Kemseke (Cabinet member)
    • Date 02 Dec 2014 Location Brussels
      Subject Discussion on Renewable Energy
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Attending
      • Telmo Baltazar (Cabinet member)
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