The Renewables Grid Initiative (RGI)

RGI is a unique collaboration of NGOs and TSOs from across Europe engaging in an ‘energy transition ecosystem-of-actors’. We promote fair, transparent, sustainable  grid development to enable the growth of renewables to achieve full decarbonisation in line with the Paris Agreement.

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Launch of two new 'Need for Grids' videos in five European languages

RGI and OCEaN welcome IUCN

Positions open at RGI: Coordinator – Energy Systems and Offshore Environmental Coordinator/Manager


Workshop: How to integrate nature into offshore wind and grid infrastructure - a spotlight on offshore auctioning

On 26 April, RGI, WindEurope, and Members of the Offshore Coalition for Energy and Nature will host an invitation-only workshop on the design of...

Online Conference: Adaptation & Resilience - Ensuring the energy transition is built on resilient infrastructure

On the 14th of March 2023, RGI and the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSO-E) jointly hosted an online conference...

Webinar: Solar Ecosystems - Restoring nature alongside solar power

The fifth Webinar of the 'Energy & Nature' series will focus on best practices and guidelines for solar-PV generation infrastructure which promotes...


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

More RGI Activities

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. 

RGI gratefully acknowledges the EU LIFE funding support:

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