Renewables Grid Initiative


At a glance

  • Electricity infrastructure for the energy transition
  • Public acceptance of electricity grid development
  • Environmental impacts of electricity grids
  • International workshops to exchange knowledge & experience
  • Best practice project with annual award publication to above mentioned topics
  • Mediator between environmental groups and grid operators
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Brief description

The Renewables Grid Initiative is a unique collaboration of NGOs and TSOs from across Europe. We promote transparent, environmentally sensitive grid development to enable the further steady growth of renewable energy and the energy transition. RGI Members include: TSOs 50Hertz, Amprion, EirGrid, Elia, RTE, Red Eléctrica, Statnett, Swissgrid, TenneT, Terna; NGOs BirdLife Europe, Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe, Fundación Renovables, Germanwatch, Legambiente, Natuur&Milieu, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), T&E, WWF International and ZERO. RGI was launched in July 2009.

Contact in Germany

Contact person:
Stephanie Baetjer
+49 (0)30 7677 19 450