As a federation of national renewable energy associations from EU Member States, EREF represents all renewable energy sectors at EU institutions. Its objective is to promote the interests of independent power, fuel and heat production from renewable sources and to establish non-discriminatory access to the European energy market. EREF strives to create, maintain and further develop stable and reliable framework conditions for renewable energy sources.
EREF provides advice on the promotion of renewable energy to EU and national key decision-makers. Other tasks include the education and information of the public and the media by offering a clear insight picture in the market forces and the challenges for independent power production. EREF supports the renewable energy industry by legal action in the European institutions as well as in Member States.
As a well-established and well-known actor within the EU arena, EREF has traditional strong and profound working relationships with key organisations and decision-makers related to renewable energy and energy efficiency on both European, national and international levels.