FEDARENE is the premier European network of players (agencies, departments ministries and/or administrators, etc.) charged with the implementation, co-ordination and support of energy and environment policies at regional and local levels. FEDARENE organises and develops exchanges of experience, partnerships and collaboration between its member regions and agencies. It represents and promotes local and regional dimensions to the European institutions and in debates related to energy and the environment at EU level. FEDARENE is a non-profit association established in 1990 at the initiative of 6 European regions. It now has more than 70 members in 20 countries in the European Union.