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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 05/08/13 11:33:44
The date of the last annual update was 05/08/13 11:33:44

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: Ms  Corina Bolintineanu
Position: Policy Advisor

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 18 Reinhardtstraße 
Berlin 10117
Telephone number: (+4930) 27581700
Fax number: (+4930) 275817020
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The German Renewable Energy Federation (BEE) is the umbrella organization of the renewable energy industry in Germany. It was founded in 1991 for the purpose of improving the regulatory and legal framework and of promoting a radical shift to the use of energy from solely renewable sources in all sectors: electricity generation, heating and cooling, and transport.
The Federation comprises 25 associations of the hydro power, wind energy, solar energy, biomass, geothermal and ambient energy industry, totaling more than 30,000 individual members and companies.
Our activities address politicians, business leaders, the media and the broad public. BEE’s primary objective is to develop policy by providing input to the relevant stakeholders. Other services include expert studies, thematic working groups, policy projects, conferences and workshops, expert hearings, networking possibilities, position papers and many more.
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: 2
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


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:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Budget
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Internal Market
  • 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.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 08/2013
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: 19,000 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

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