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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Plan, prepare, perform: Best practices for operating the system with high shares of renewables

While the Paris Agreement has set clear targets for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, countries have developed very different strategies how to achieve them. However, one thing is clear: a timely decarbonisation of the power sector will be indispensable. This includes a progressive shift away from conventional fossil sources and a focus on strong and flexible system operation.

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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 'Good Practice of the Year' award rewards those who dare to think outside the box when it comes to creating the grid for the energy transition. Each year, we invite everyone who develops new technological solutions, tackles innovative grid designs, takes on the question of how grid projects can be met with more societal support, or creates improved nature protection approaches to share their practices via our award competition.