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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Engage4Energy Policy Brief: How to meaningfully engage the public in energy infrastructure projects?

Submissions open for 2024 edition of the 'RGI Grid Awards'

RGI explores the relation between decarbonisation of industry, electricity grids and 24/7 CFE in new factsheet

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UPCOMING AND PAST EVENTS

We organise exchanges between different stakeholder groups within our three work dimensions. Want to learn more? Register for upcoming discussions and check our previous activities here:

Wingspan 2024: Partnerships for a bird-friendly energy transition

Join us Brussels from 15 – 17 October 2024 for the inaugural edition of Wingspan, a new biennial conference for a nature-positive energy transition....

Bird’s Eye View: Ornithology for a nature-friendly energy transition

For this Energy & Nature webinar, we will explore the overlap of ornithology and implementation of a bird-friendly energy transition, with a focus on...

Modellers’ Exchange Workshop: Turning the tide – Optimising Europe’s Offshore Energy Future with Holistic Planning and Engagement

Keeping the momentum after publishing the first Offshore Network Development Plan (ONDP) in January 2024, this workshop brought together more than 20...

 

OUR WORK
DIMENSIONS

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 within three dimensions:

We ensure energy systems both onshore and offshore are developed in coherence with nature and biodiversity, promoting mitigation, enhancement and restoration measures.

We enable discussions on how to model, plan and implement decarbonised and optimised clean energy systems, including different voices in the process.

We include and engage citizens, civil society and policy makers on strategies towards full decarbonisation, building capacity on the role of grids within the energy transition.

 

OTHER
ACTIVITIES

The 'RGI Grid Awards: Good Practice of the Year' recognises organisations who dare to push the boundaries in deploying grids for the energy transition. Every year, we extend an invitation to all innovators working on fresh technological solutions, addressing ways to gain greater public backing for grid projects, or devising better approaches to safeguarding the environment. Share your practices through our award competition and underline the crucial importance of electric grids in our energy future.

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. 

Who is RGI?
RGI's Secretariat manages and coordinates all our activities.

t: +49 30 2332 11000
f: +49 30 7677 194 59
info@renewables-grid.eu

RGI gratefully acknowledges the EU LIFE funding support:

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Funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the LIFE Programme. Neither the European Union nor the granting authority can be held responsible for them.