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Profile of registrant

Österreichs E-Wirtschaft

Identification number in the register: 80966174852-38
Registration date: 22/12/10 16:44:02

The information on this organisation was last modified on 25/11/14 10:36:55
The date of the last annual update was 25/11/14 10:36:55

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Österreichs E-Wirtschaft
Acronym: Oesterreichs Energie
Legal status: Verein
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mrs  Barbara Schmidt
Position: Generalsekretärin

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mrs  Susanne Püls-Schlesinger
Position: Europäische Angelegenheiten

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 3 Brahmsplatz 
Wien 1040
Telephone number: (+43) 1501980
Fax number: (+43) 150198900
Other contact information: Brüssel-Vertretung:
221, Rue de la Loi
B-1040 Bruxelles

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Oesterreichs Energie, previously Verband der Elektrizitätsunternehmen Österreichs (VEÖ), is an independent advocacy group for the Austrian electricity industry. Since its establishment in 1953, Oesterreichs Energie has represented the jointly developed sector interests in political, administrative and public contexts.

Oesterreichs Energie currently represents over 140 member companies with around 21,000 employees. These companies generate more than 90% of Austria’s electricity and operate the Austrian transport and distribution networks.

In representing its members’ interests with regard to energy policies, Oesterreichs Energie works in close cooperation with national and international political decision makers. The legal, regulatory, technical and economic framework conditions of the deregulated electricity market are jointly developed in working groups with the responsible ministries and regulatory authorities.

Oesterreichs Energie conducts the regular collective agreement negotiations with the employee representatives and concludes the collective agreements for the electricity companies’ employees and workers with the employers.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 3
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Ralf Pastleitner 21/03/14 19/03/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Energie, Klima, Luftreinhaltung, Wasser, Abfall/Wettbewerb, Konsumentenschutz, Retailmärkte, Netze, Binnenmarkt, Erneuerbare Energieträger, Smart Grids, Förderungen, staatliche Beihilfen, Energieeffizienz, Energiewirtschaft, Energiepolitik, Organisation der E-Wirtschaft, 2030 Klima- und Energierahmen, Vollendung Energiebinnenmarkt

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

EURELECTRIC, WEC-World Energy Council, Cired, ÖNORM-Austrian Standards Institute, ÖVE, Geode

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2014 - 11/2014
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 100000  € - 150000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.