The Electrification Alliance

Electricity for an Efficient and Decarbonised Europe

Electrification Alliance

We are an alliance of associations that firmly believes electrification is the future of the European Union’s energy system.

Electrification is the process of switching away from fossil fuels toward the use of clean and renewable electricity as the main source of energy for all our applications in society. Many sectors, such as transport, industry, buildings and heating & cooling can undergo the process of electrification. It is increasingly powered by renewable energy sources like wind and solar and supported by demand-side flexibility. Moreover, smart electricity grids make the system highly sustainable, dependable and efficient.

We can avoid the worst consequences of climate change. Electrification is built upon reliable and well-known technologies with shovel-ready solutions. There is no more time to waste on uncertain developments that won’t necessarily deliver what we need.

There are four fundamental reasons why electrification presents so many benefits and can have an extremely positive impact on the European economy and citizens.

Electrification means:


Rapid and sustainable growth for Europe
Decarbonising Europe and reducing pollution
Energy efficiency, consumer empowerment, digitalisation and innovation
Quality jobs across Europe


Why Electrification

Electrify Now!

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Electrification, the Net-Zero pathway away from fossil fuels

Source: POLITICO ARTICLE Politico Studio discussed with Jean-Bernard Lévy, chairman and CEO of EDF, Francesco Starace, CEO of Enel, & ...
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‘Fit for 55’ must deliver a radical transformation to the way that Europe produces, consumes, transmits and distributes energy

by the Electrification Alliance The ‘Fit for 55’ package represents Europe’s opportunity to deliver the radical transformation needed in the ...
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Electrification is the core of any sustainable decarbonisation strategy

By Kristian Ruby, Secretary General, Eurelectric Climate change has set a hard deadline for transforming the way we produce and ...
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Death of coal across many countries.

Share of electricity from coal: 1990 ➡️ 2020

🇩🇪 Germany: 57% ➡️ 23%
🇺🇸 USA: 53% ➡️ 20%
🇬🇷 Greece: 72% ➡️ 15%
🇩🇰 Denmark: 91% ➡️ 12%
🇵🇹 Portugal: 32% ➡️ 5%
🇪🇸 Spain: 40% ➡️ 2%
🇮🇪 Ireland: 41% ➡️ 2%
🇬🇧 UK: 65% ➡️ 2%

World’s first subsidy-free #offshorewind farm, located off the coast of the Netherlands, has begun generating #electricity & feeding it into the Dutch grid. In 2023 it will generate enough #electricity for 1.5 million households. #ElectrifyNow! ⚡

In this article by #LightsOnWomen contributor writer @MirellaJohler
(@uniinnsbruck), she discusses #energycommunities under the #CleanEnergyPackage, their role in mitigating the #energycrisis, challenges and solutions to their implementations

The #REPowerEU is our plan to phase out Russian fossil fuels and accelerate the green transition.

By acting as a Union, Europe can do it faster.

Find out more in our Twitter moment 👇

To answer the needs of #ElectricVehicle users, Canada is investing $2.4 million to install 500 #EV chargers in 68 sites. In addition, Canada’s Infrastructure Bank will invest $500m to add 50,000 #zeroemission vehicle chargers to the national network. 🔌🔋

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