Cooperation and networking

The cornerstones of a strong association are a strong and stable network as well as strong partners. Therefore, an important component of BDEW’s work is the representation of interests and cooperation with institutions and central associations at national and European level.

At national level, BDEW closely cooperates with the following Associations in the interest of their (partly common) member companies:


Technical Associations

  • DVGW Deutscher Verein des Gas- und Wasserfaches e.V. – Technisch wissenschaftlicher Verein - (German Technical and Scientific Association for Gas and Water)
  • FNN Forum Netztechnik/Netzbetrieb im VDE (Verband der Elektrotechnik, Elektronik und Informationstechnik e.V) - (Forum for Network Technology/Network Operation within VDE (Association for Electrical, Electronic and Information Technologies)
  • VGB PowerTech e.V.: Verband der Großkraftwerks-Betreiber


Market partners


At European level, BDEW cooperates with