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Motto Electricity for Europe
Formation 1989 (1989)
Type sector association
Purpose to represent the common interests of the electricity industry at pan-European level
Headquarters Blvd. de l'Impératrice, 66
Region served
National power industry associations
Official language
Johannes Teyssen (E.ON)[1]
Vice President
Antonio Mexia[1]
Vice President
Henri Proglio[1]
Secretary General
Hans Ten Berge
Main organ
Board of Directors

Eurelectric (full name: The Union of the Electricity Industry-Eurelectric) is a sector association that represents the interests of the European electrical power industry.[2] Corporate members consist of electricity generation and distribution companies from most European nations.

Eurelectric was formally established in 1989.[3] It hosts an annual convention at which energy policy is debated and co-funds studies into energy policy. Eurelectric has been cited as an authority on European energy policy.[4][5]

Organizational structure[edit]

Eurelectric is led by a president and vice-president, who are elected to two-year terms, and a board of directors. The secretary-general leads the secretariat, which consists of six organizational units employing an international staff of approximately thirty people. There are five professional committees and approximately thirty working groups.[1]


The following national associations are full members (voting membership) of Eurelectric:

The following are affiliate members (non-voting membership):

  • European Affiliate Members
  • Mediterranean Affiliate Members
  • International Affiliate Members

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d "About Eurelectric". Retrieved 4 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Mission Statement". Eurelectric. Retrieved 7 November 2009. 
  3. ^ Mats Jutterström: A Business Dilemma in EU Lobbying — Horizontal Relations and Parallel Action Stockholm School of Economics, SCORE, 2000. ISBN 91-7265-123-7, ISSN 1404-5052
  4. ^ Martin, J.P.T. (5 February 1992). "Latest proposals for legislation relating to EC internal energy markets". System Interconnection and Energy Exchange Across National Boundaries, IEE Colloquium on: 8/1–8/6. 
  5. ^ BULTEEL P.: Contribution of the electricity industry towards a sustainable energy supply: Balance and consistency needed in policy, market and environmental frameworks - VGB powertech 2002, vol. 82, no2, ISSN 1435-3199.

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