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)

1.25 Fte (2)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

2

High-level Commission meetings

12

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    German Renewable Energy Federation   (BEE)

    EU Transparency Register

    15511499334-46 First registered on 17 Aug 2012

    Goals / Remit

    The German Renewable Energy Federation (BEE) is an umbrella organization that represents the interests of 48 associations and companies, with 30,000 individual members, including 5,000 companies. Our members include the German Wind Energy Association (Bundesverband WindEnergie), the German Solar Association (Bundesverband Solarwirtschaft), the German Biogas Association (Fachverband Biogas) and the Federal Association of German Hydroelectric Power Plants (Bundesverband Deutscher Wasserkraftwerke). We represent some 330,000 workplaces and more than 3 million power plant operators. Our goal is 100 per cent renewable energy within the electricity, heating and transport sectors.

    Main EU files targeted

    Green Deal: Revision of Renewable Energy Directive, Revision of the EU Emissions Trading System, Revision of the energy performance of Buildings Directive, Revision of the Third Energy Package for gas, Revision of EEAG

    Address

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

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    2

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%1
    25%1

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    1.25

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    2 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 08 Feb 2023

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Luca LIEBE 28 Jan 2023 26 Jan 2024
    Mr Rainer Hinrichs-Rahlwes 24 Jan 2023 23 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

    European Renewable Energy Federation (EREF)
    EUFORES

    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

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    12 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 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
      Commission
      • 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
      Commission
      • 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
      Commission
      • Joachim Balke (Cabinet member)
      • Maria Cristina Lobillo Borrero (Cabinet member)
      • Yvon Slingenberg (Cabinet member)
    • Date 11 Feb 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Energy Union
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • 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
      Commission
      • 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
      Commission
      • Peter van Kemseke (Cabinet member)
    • Date 16 Jun 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Energy Union
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • 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
      Commission
      • 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
      Commission
      • 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
      Commission
      • 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
      Commission
      • 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
      Commission
      • Telmo Baltazar (Cabinet member)
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