Together with its members, the Platform aims at strengthening the commitment to equality in the energy sector by creating workplaces that are more diverse and inclusive. Through you, we seek to promote a commitment to inclusion and equality in all of its dimensions, such as sex, gender, ethnic origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion or belief and the intersections therewith.
How to become a member
The following stakeholders in the energy sector are welcome to apply for membership
- national, regional and local authorities in EU countries
- EU institutions and agencies, and international organisations;
- companies, federations, associations, foundations, non-governmental organisations, trade unions, universities, research institutes, law firms and consultancies based in an EU country
Energy stakeholders can join the equality platform
- as full members by filling in the application form, signing the platform’s declaration and submitting examples of specific actions to promote equality in their workplace
- as signatories by filling in the application form, signing the platform’s declaration and committing to submit within a year examples of specific actions to promote equality in their workplace
All entities that sign the declaration voluntarily commit to promote diversity and equal opportunities in their workplace through diverse actions, such as the installation of specific facilities for women or persons with disabilities, the development of diversity strategies or action plans, etc.
Members will be expected to report on implementation progress of their actions in upcoming platform meetings.
Members and signatories
75inQ works to accelerate the transition to sustainable energy by promoting gender equality in line with the Sustainable Development Goals developed by the United Nations. 75inQ specifically focuses on the convergence of two of these goals, namely SDG7 and SDG5; the crossroads of the transition to sustainable and affordable energy and gender equality.
AEMENER is the Spanish Association of Women for Energy. A non-profit association that unites a group of professionals, women and men, mostly from the Energy World, committed, in a personal capacity, to improve and ensure presence of women with balanced and diversed teams in all areas of the company by promoting female vocations in the STEM areas. Helping to employability by strengthening the presence of women in the Energy Sector at all levels, especially those with greater difficulties. Finally promoting women's professional careers in the Energy Sector towards Sustainability.
We are a non-profit strategic innovation consultancy specialising in energy. Since 1992, we have been working to bring energy closer to society by promoting a fair and sustainable energy model. We identify society’s energy needs, provide solutions and build bridges between the public and technology, the market, research and innovation.
E.DSO promotes and enables customers empowerment and the increase in the use of clean energy sources through electrification, the development of smart and digital grid technologies in real-life situations, new market designs and regulation. The Association gathers 39 leading electricity distribution system operators (DSOs) in 24 countries, including 3 national associations, cooperating to ensure the reliability of Europe’s electricity supply for consumers and enabling their active participation in our energy system. How? By shaping smarter grids for your future.
Elia Group is a key player in electricity transmission. We ensure that production and consumption are balanced around the clock, supplying 30 million end users with electricity. Through our subsidiaries in Belgium (Elia) and northeastern Germany (50Hertz), we operate 19,276 km of high-voltage connections, meaning that we are one of Europe’s top 5 transmission system operators. With a reliability level of 99.99%, we provide society with a robust power grid, which is important for socioeconomic prosperity. We also aspire to be a catalyst for a successful energy transition, helping to establish a reliable, sustainable and affordable energy system. For our almost 3000 employees and future recruits, we want to create a diverse, equitable and inclusive (DEI) environment.
ENERGIA is an international network of like-minded organisations and professionals, active in Africa and Asia, with one common vision: Women and men have equal and equitable access to and control over sustainable energy services as an essential right to development. To achieve this, we:
- contribute to energy access for all by scaling up the delivery of energy services through women-led micro and small businesses,
- advocate for and provide technical support to mainstream gender approaches in energy policies and programs,
- provide the evidence base for improving energy investment effectiveness through research,
- raise awareness and enhance knowledge of issues related to gender and energy through networking and knowledge products
ENGIE Impact leverages multi-disciplinary expertise to accelerate the sustainability transformation of organizations around the world, from corporations and cities to power system operators, utilities and public authorities. We independently help these types of organizations embed sustainability into their operational strategies. With a wholehearted commitment to support the Energy Sector on its decarbonization journey, our experts are deeply engaged in power system consulting, market design & regulatory economics, supported by Advanced Analytics services including simulation, optimization and data analytics.
SolarPower Europe is the award-winning link between policymakers and the solar PV value chain. Our mission is to ensure solar becomes Europe’s leading energy source by 2030 with a vision to lead our members to make solar the core of a smart, sustainable, secure and inclusive energy system.
ETRA Investigación y Desarrollo, S.A. (ETRA I+D) is the hi-tech unit within ETRA Group, one of the leading industrial groups in Spain. Its mission is putting in the market the most advanced solutions and services either directly or through the 10 companies of the Group. ETRA I+D has signed in 2021 a Gender Equality Plan in order to promote gender balance and guarantee equal gender opportunities. One of the main pillars in access to social equality is employment, and therefore much of the legislation in this regard is related to this topic.
GWNET aims to advance the global energy transition by empowering women in energy through interdisciplinary networking, advocacy, training, and mentoring. GWNET seeks to address the current gender imbalances in the energy sector and to promote gender-sensitive action around the energy transition in all parts of the world. GWNET is a membership organization and currently has over 2,800 member from 140+ countries.
The Renewables Grid Initiative (RGI) is a non-profit member organisation that brings together NGOs, transmission system operators (TSOs) and other relevant stakeholders from across Europe, to exchange knowledge and experiences on the decarbonisation of the energy system via the rapid deployment of renewable energy infrastructure (specifically the grid), theprotection and restoration of nature and biodiversity and the due consideration of people in a fair energy transition.
REScoop.eu is the European federation of citizen energy cooperatives. We are a growing network of 1.900 cooperatives operating across Europe and jointly represent over 1,25 million citizens. Our federation has four well-defined objectives:
- We represent the voice of citizens and energy cooperatives to European policy makers
- We support starting and established energy cooperatives and provide them with tools and contacts to help them grow and prosper
- We facilitate international exchanges and cooperation between energy cooperatives
- We promote the cooperative business model in the energy sector
RETE ASSIST is an Italian network of actors and operators set up to consolidate, strengthen and continue the work undertaken in the framework of the European H2020 project - ASSIST. RETE ASSIST aims to be a reference point for all actors involved in promoting the just energy transition and addressing energy poverty.
Slovenian Association for energy economics (SAEE) was established on 15 July 2015. In September 2015, the SAEE Association was granted a status of the 30th national affiliate of International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE). The main objectives of IAEE are to enable worldwide information flow and exchange of ideas on energy issues (connecting and networking), to enable high quality research and development and education of students and energy professionals.
Wiener Stadtwerke Group is the most important infrastructure service provider in the Greater Vienna metropolitan area with a focus on energy (production, distribution, sales) and transport (public transport, local rail and car parks). It is wholly owned by the City of Vienna. Austria’s largest municipal infrastructure service provider is a major economic driving force in Vienna with a turnover of €3.4 billion and approximately 15,000 employees.