Eurelectric

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eurelectric
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
Location
Region served
Europe
Membership
National electricity industry associations
Official language
English
President
Francesco Starace (Enel)[1]
Vice President
Alistair Phillips-Davies (SSE)[1]
Vice President
Magnus Hall (Vattenfall)[1]
Secretary General
Kristian Ruby
Main organ
Board of Directors
Website www.eurelectric.org

eurelectric (full name: The Union of the Electricity Industry) is the sector association which represents the common interests of the electricity industry at a European level, plus its affiliates and associates on several other continents. eurelectric covers all major issues affecting the sector, from generation and markets to distribution networks and customer issues. eurelectric was formally established in 1989.[2] It hosts an Annual Convention and Conference at which energy policy is debated.

Organizational structure[edit]

eurelectric is led by a President and two Vice Presidents, who are elected to two-year terms, and a Board of Directors. The Secretary-General leads the Secretariat, which consists of several organizational units employing an international staff of approximately thirty people. There are five professional committees and approximately thirty working groups.[1] eurelectric is a signatory to the EU Transparency Register.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "About Eurelectric". Retrieved 4 April 2014. 
  2. ^ 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