The German Renewable Energy Federation BEE (Bundesverband Erneuerbare Energie e.V.) is the umbrella organization of the associations for renewable energies in Germany.
BEE was founded in 1991 as the political umbrella organization of the renewable energy sector in Germany. 22 associations from water power, wind energy, biomass, solar energy and geothermal energy are currently members of the federation with a total of over 30,000 individual members and companies.
The long-term goal of BEE is the complete convertion to the use of renewable energy. Therefore the statutory tasks of BEE include the improvement of basic legal conditions for renewable energy, working for the priority of renewable energy over other energy sources and the coordination of individual activities of the associations on the political and public stage.