The Renewables Grid Initiative is a unique collaboration of environmental NGOs and transmission system operators from across Europe.

We promote transparent, environmentally sensitive grid development to enable the further steady growth of renewable energy and the energy transition.

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The prospects of undergrounding power lines - Lessons learned from pionieering cable projects

More than three years ago, we met in Switzerland to discuss the technical, environmental, financial and regulatory aspects of highest-voltage underground cables in Europe. Since then, a lot has happened in this field. At our workshop, which is kindly hosted by Amprion, we would like to look at the status quo of underground cables in Europe. Where are we, which lessons have we learned?

News

Job posting: We are looking for a Junior Project Manager (communication/event organisation). If you are interested please apply until June 2nd.

‘Energy Regions in Transition’: Report on September 2016 tour to US now online – Plus: Upcoming trip to China

Project INSPIRE-Grid on stakeholder engagement in electricity infrastructure projects ends with final publications

Topics

We deal with a multitude of topics related to the electricity grid. Find the six most current ones below. Take a look at our topics site for a full overview of the topics we work on. 

Are you facing a challenge regarding grid development and its environmental impacts, stakeholder engagement or technological and design decisions? Browse our best practice database with more than 100 examples and get inspired. 

The website of the annual European Grid Conference provides you with all relevent information about the event, including speakers, programmes and material of last events and the most current information about any upcoming Conference.