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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RGI-PIK-Mercator Workshop: Are our market designs and policies fit to reach the Paris Agreement? Perspectives from California, Germany and Europe

The European Union has recently agreed on the clean energy for all package meant to put Europe on track to reach decarbonisation targets. Germany is one of the leading forces behind it, and more broadly tries to get on track to achieve its climate goals. On the other side of the Atlantic, California has broken record after record in renewable growth and carbon cuts.

 

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Call for the 2019 'Good Practice of the Year' award now open - send in your outstanding practices in grid development

RGI welcomes the adoption of the Renewables Directive by the European Parliament and calls for ambitious national implementation

RGI welcomes new Member: ZERO - Association for the Sustainability of the Earth System

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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.