What's IERE

Note: IERE reviewed its Vision, Mission and Activities in 2019 to ensure that it remains relevant and continues to deliver value to the electric power sector, given the continuously changing societal, environmental and economic expectations around the world.

About Us

IERE is a worldwide, non-profit organization - established in 1968 as International Electric Research Exchange - serving executives, senior managers, engineers, and researchers who are responsible for electricity and energy related R&D and solutions.

They represent the:

- electricity & energy supply industry

- equipment providers

- energy associations

- academic researchers

- government


To be a unique global platform serving its members through the exchange of technical expertise and know-how of advanced and appropriate technologies and research and development in the electric power sector.


  • Evaluate innovative and emerging technologies and promote their implementation to realize safe, sustainable, affordable and resilient electric power systems.
  • Help establish corporate strategy related to R&D given the emerging trends influencing the evolving power industry landscape.


  • Share information amongst IERE members on innovative and strategic topics as well as on R&D infrastructures.
  • Support electric and environmental technology innovations and practices with Forums and Workshops.
  • Promote international collaboration to solve common issues and develop measures including climate change and natural hazard.
  • Implementation of in-depth research based on technology foresight.
  • Contribute to raising interests and numbers of future young engineers in the electricity sector.
  • Increase electric R&D's profile with strategic partnerships.

From Officers



MINO Yoshiaki

Vice Chair

ENGIE, France


Brendon JOE
CLP, Hong Kong SAR

Advising Chair Emeritus


Advising Chair Emeritus

Gregory TOSEN
South Africa
Secretary General

Secretary General

TAKEI Katsuhito
Japan » Message here