VERBUND AG (VERBUND)

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Lobbying costs:

WARNING: As this organisation lists one or more EP accredited lobbyists, it is highly improbable that its lobbying costs are lower than €10,000.

WARNING: The lobbying costs declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.

No figure available

Financial year: -

Lobbyists declared: 1.75 FTE (4)

WARNING: The number of full time equivalent lobbyists declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.

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0.75

Lobbyists with EP accreditation: 1

1

Meetings with European Commission: 11

Lobbying costs over the years:

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VERBUND AG (VERBUND)

Registration on EU Transparency Register

09571422185-81 (First registered: 26 Aug 2009)

Goals / Remit

VERBUND is Austria's leading electricity company and one of the largest producers of electricity from hydropower in Europe. In 2020, VERBUND achieved an annual turnover of 3.2 billion Euro with 2.980 employees. VERBUND covers all sectors of energy supply – from the production and transportation of electricity through international sales and marketing. More than 94% of the electricity generation originates from climate friendly hydropower. VERBUND’s hydropower plants, mainly located in Austria and Bavaria, have a capacity of 8.267 megawatt (MW). The production portfolio is supplemented by wind and solar as well as thermal power plants. VERBUND's unbundled subsidiary Austrian Power Grid (APG), operates Austria's supra-regional high-voltage grid. In September 2020 the Executive Board of VERBUND announced the acquisition of a 51% stake in the Austrian Gas Transmission System Operator Gas Connect Austria (GCA). The acquisition was officially concluded in May 2021.

Issues

- EU Climate Law - Revision of the 2030 Energy and Climate Targets - Smart Sector Integration Strategy and subsequent legislation especially with a focus on renewable hydrogen - EU Hydrogen Strategy and European Clean Hydrogen Alliance - Sustainable Finance - Relevant Delegated Acts from the Clean Energy Package - Water Framework Directive - Policies related to energy storage - Policies related to e-mobility - Research and Innovation, e.g. Horizon Europe and ETS Innovation Fund - CO2-pricing with a particular focus on EU ETS and EU Energy Taxation - European Industrial Strategy with a focus on Hydrogen IPCEI

Address

Head office:
Am Hof, 6 A
Vienna 1010
Austria

Tel: 43 50313-0