National Office for Energy Cooperatives

Advocating on behalf of 850 energy cooperatives and their 150,000 members
The 850 energy cooperatives organised within the German Cooperative and Raiffeisen Confederation (DGRV) make an important contribution to enhancing acceptance of and motivation for the energy transition throughout broad sections of society. More than 150,000 people are committed to cooperatively-organised renewable energy projects, from energy generation and supply through to district heating and marketing activities.

DGRV annual survey reveals sharp fall in new energy cooperatives
75 percent of the German energy coops finance with local coop banks