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EURELECTRIC
Eurelectric logo.png
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
Location
Region served
Europe
Membership
National power industry associations
Official language
English
President
António Luís Guerra Nunes Mexia (EDP)[1]
Vice President
Alistair Phillips-Davies (SSE)[1]
Vice President
Jean-Bernard Lévy (EDF)[1]
Secretary General
Hans Ten Berge
Main organ
Board of Directors
Website www.eurelectric.org

EURELECTRIC (full name: The Union of the Electricity Industry - EURELECTRIC) is the sector association that represents the common 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 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 six organizational units employing an international staff of approximately thirty people. There are five professional committees and approximately thirty working groups.[1]

Members[edit]

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

  • Austria - Österreichs E-Wirtschaft (Association of Austrian Electricity Companies)
  • Belgium - Fédération Belge des Entreprises Electriques et Gazières asbl/Federatie van de Belgische Elektriciteits- en Gas Bedrijven vzw - FEBEG
  • Bulgaria - Energy Management Institute - EMI
  • Croatia - Croatian EURELECTRIC Section (Hrvatska Elektroprivreda d.d.)
  • Cyprus - Electricity Authority of Cyprus
  • Czech Republic - Cesky Svaz Zamestnavatelu v Energetice - CSZE (Czech Association of Employers in Electricity Industry)
  • Denmark - Dansk Energi (Danish Energy Association)
  • Estonia - Eesti Elektritööstuse Liit (Union of Electricity Industry of Estonia)
  • Finland - Energiateollisuus ry (Finnish Energy Industries)
  • France - Union Française de l'Electricité - UFE
  • Germany - Bundesverband der Energie- und Wasserwirtschaft e.V. - BDEW
  • Greece - Hellenic Electricity Association - HELAS
  • Hungary - EURELECTRIC Magyarorszagi Tagozat - EMT (Hungarian EURELECTRIC Association)
  • Iceland - Samorka (Icelandic Energy and Utilities)
  • Republic of Ireland - Electricity Association of Ireland Ltd - EAI
  • Italy - Associazione nazionale delle imprese elettriche - Assoelettrica
  • Latvia - Latvijas Elektroenergetiku un Energobuvnieku asociacija - LEEA (Latvian Association of Power Engineers and Energy Constructors)
  • Lithuania - Nacionaline Lietuvos Elektros Asociacija (National Lithuanian Electricity Association)
  • Luxembourg - Organisation des Entreprises d’Electricité du Luxembourg / National Luxembourg Association
  • Malta - ENEMALTA Corporation
  • Norway - Energi Norge (Energy Norway)
  • Poland - Polski Komitet Energii Elektrycznej - PKEE (Polish Electricity Association)
  • Portugal - Associacao Portuguesa das Empresas do Sector Electrico - ELECPOR (Portuguese Association of Electric Power Utilities)
  • Romania - Asociata Institutul National Roman Pentru Studiul Amenajarii si Folosirii Surselor de Energie - IRE (Romanian Institute for Energy Development Studies)
  • Slovakia - Zväzu zamestnavatel'ov energetiky Slovenska - ZZES (Union of Employers of Power Industry in Slovakia)
  • Slovenia - Energetska Zbornica Slovenije, Sekcija EURELECTRIC - EZS (Energy Industry Chamber of Slovenia, EURELECTRIC Section)
  • Spain - Asociación Espanola de la Industria Eléctrica - UNESA (Spanish Association of the Electricity Industry)
  • Sweden - Svensk Energi (Swedenergy) AB
  • Switzerland - Verband Schweizerischer Elektrizitätsunternehmen - VSE/AES (Association of the Swiss Electricity Companies)
  • Netherlands - Vereniging Energie-Nederland - EnergieNed (Association of Energy Producers, Traders and Retailers in the Netherlands); Netbeheer Nederland
  • Turkey - Türkiye Elektrik Sanayi Birligi - TESAB (Association of Turkish Electricity Industry)
  • United Kingdom - Energy UK (Association of Electricity Producers Ltd); Energy Networks Association Ltd (ENA)

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

See also[edit]

References[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

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