26.09.2014: The omnipotent Fossilia plans to build a new coal power plant on Barton Meadows. But it isn’t the only one interested in the area: SunBeam wants to build a wind farm there instead. The SunBeam proposal gets unexpected help when Sofia and her friends start a campaign to promote renewable energy. Sofia soon discovers that this isn’t just an issue for politicians. On the open market, consumers can choose which company they support and what electricity they buy. Once she realises this, it isn’t long before she starts a “Switch to EKOenergy campaign”.
12.09.2014 : EKOenergy has collected at least 50,000 euro in its Environmental Fund. This money will be used for river restoration projects. We are now looking for projects in Norway and Finland. We also accept small project proposals from Romania, Iceland and Latvia.
Renewables as most rational choice
The decision on the EU’s climate and energy targets for the year 2030 is expected in October. EU Member States are entering the final bargaining game about the level of ambition. There is still some hope that Member States will agree on a 30% target for renewables. To put this into perspective, at least 45% would be a number that deserves to be called ambitious.Read more