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Profile of registrant

German Renewable Energy Federation

Identification number in the register: 15511499334-46
Registration date: 17/08/12 10:47:07

The information on this organisation was last modified on 14/08/14 13:13:36
The date of the last annual update was 14/08/14 13:13:36

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: German Renewable Energy Federation
Acronym: BEE
Legal status: Registered association
Website address:


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

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Hermann Falk
Position: Managing Director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mrs  Corina Bolintineanu
Position: Policy Advisor

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 91 Invalidenstraße 
Berlin 10115
Telephone number: (+4930) 27581700
Fax number: (+4930) 275817020
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Founded in 1991, the German Renewable Energy Federation (BEE) is the umbrella organization for the renewable energy sector in Germany. Our mission is to improve the regulatory and legal framework for renewables and to promote a shift to renewable energy in the electricity, heating and cooling, and transport sector.

We are the voice of 26 industry associations of the hydro power, wind energy, solar energy, bioenergy, geothermal power and ambient energy sector, comprising more than 30,000 individual members and companies.

Our primary objective is to develop policy by providing input to relevant stakeholders. Our activities address a broad public, among which politicians, business leaders, citizens and the media. Our services include expert studies, thematic working groups, policy projects, conferences and workshops, expert hearings, networking possibilities and position papers.

For more information about us, please refer to or contact us directly.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • sub-national
  • 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
Rainer Hinrichs-Rahlwes 14/06/14 12/06/15
Hermann Falk 06/11/14 04/11/15
Corina-Alexandra Bolintineanu 13/06/14 11/06/15


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

Current challenges and opportunities for renewable energy on the European energy market
Backloading (EU ETS)
State aid for environmental protection
Generation adequacy, capacity mechanisms and the internal market in electricity

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Internal Market
  • Research and Technology
  • 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.

European Renewable Energy Federation (EREF)

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2014 - 08/2014
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
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.