07.03.2014 : In the last months EKOenergy has brought together fishermen and hydropower plant owners for a brainstorm. Would fishermen be willing to pay a little bit more for their hydropower-electricity if this extra price would be used to build fish passages and restore rivers? And would hydropower plant owners be interested in committing to such projects if they find consumers willing to pay (a part of) the costs?
A first result is Fishrun, a project launched by a group of Finnish river activists.
05.01.2014 : At the very end of 2012, 16 environmental NGOs decided to establish the EKOenergy Network. In 2013, the EKOenergy Network started to move from theory to action. It was a nice and productive year: more than 100 volunteers helped us to get visibility in many countries, we had activities in more than 10 countries, and 16 companies are selling EKOenergy labeled electricity.
Our Annual Report gives an overview of the main activities and results in 2013.
Guarantees of Origin making a difference
Year after year, an increasing number of Dutch companies, authorities and individuals decides to use green electricity. Small and medium-sized renewable energy producers in the Netherlands have so far hardly been benefiting from that increased demand.Read more