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Reegle logo.jpg
Web address
Commercial? no
Type of site
Search Engine
Registration optional
Available in English
Owner REEEP & REN21
Created by Services[1]
Launched Oktober, 2005[2]
Revenue non profit
Alexa rank
positive decrease 851,859 (April 2014)[3]
Current status active

reegle is an Internet search engine specifically covering the fields of renewable energy and energy efficiency. It was originally developed in 2005 by REEEP and REN21 as a public resource, with funding from the governments of:[4]

The site was substantially revised in April 2009 to be more user-friendly.


reegle (with a lower-case r) is a search engine specifically covering renewable energy, energy efficiency and climate change issues. It was conceived as a public resource for governments, project developers, banks and finance institutions, NGOs, and international organisations as well as the general public.

In addition to its search function, the site has a news feed provided courtesy of EnviroFinland, a blog, a green glossary of terms and event listings.

It has three main search components.

Web search[edit]

The central function of the site is a web search, which offers a "mind map" based search refinement function.

Map search[edit]

The user can click on a map of the world and get information on renewable energy and energy efficiency in that specific country, including relevant government ministries, private companies, country energy statistics, and a sampling of clean energy development projects in that specific area.


reegle has a large directory of organisations involved in renewable energy and energy efficiency. It contains information and links to over 1300[5] governmental ministries, companies and other green organisations, cross-referenced by geographical area and subject matter.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ reegle imprint
  2. ^ "WHOIS -". Retrieved 2008-04-01. 
  3. ^ " Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2014-04-01. 
  4. ^ "reegle - Partners". Archived from the original on 2008-02-29. Retrieved 2008-04-01. 
  5. ^ "reegle - Actors list". Retrieved 2008-04-01. [dead link]

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