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Toyota Baltic AS utilitza electricitat renovable etiquetada per EKOenergia

L’importador de vehicles Toyota i Lexus en els tres països bàltics, Toyota Baltic AS, ha escollit EKOenergia per al seu consum en la seva seu situada a Tallinn, Estònia! Entrevistem a en Marek Maide, Director General de la Divisió de Màrqueting de Toyota Baltic AS, per a saber més sobre els objectius de sostenibilitat de Toyota, com veuen el seu paper en la transició energètica …

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Energia agrícola origen-a-consumidor: La primera comunitat d’agroenergia que utilitza 100% EKOenergia

Fundada el 2018, actualment inclou més de 500 empreses italianes Energia agrícola origen-a-consumidor és la primera comunitat de granges italianes que utilitza energia 100% renovable i sostenible amb l’etiqueta EKOenergia. Inaugurada el 2018, gràcies a la col·laboració entre Coldiretti i ForGreen Spa Società Benefit, el projecte té per objecte sensibilitzar i fomentar la difusió d’informació sobre l’ús de l’energia renovable. …

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More solar energy for Nepal, thanks to users of EKOenergy

Earlier this year, EKOenergy and the Siemenpuu Foundation organised a joint call for solar energy projects in Mali, Myanmar and Nepal. We are happy to announce that this process has now resulted in the selection of a first project. Together we are granting 70,000 euro to the project “Solar electrification of a village and promoting …

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EKOenergy awards for our licensees

We’re always thankful to consumers for choosing EKOenergy and above all, to our licensed sellers that make it possible. By offering EKOenergy-labelled energy to consumers and regularly mentioning the EKOenergy ecolabel, the licensees contribute to our growing network of positive energy and help us move closer to a 100% renewable and sustainable future. In order …

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Grants for small scale river restoration projects

For each megawatt-hour sold as EKOenergy hydropower, a contribution of at least 0.10 € (ten cents) is paid to EKOenergy’s Environmental Fund. These contributions are used to finance the implementation of river restoration projects. We are now able to finance 2 to 3 small-scale river projects in Germany, Finland or Sweden. These are the countries …

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I-RECs for renewable electricity tracking in Russia

Sunset in Ulyanovsk, Fortum Earlier this year, the International Renewable Energy Certificate (I-REC) Standard announced the beginning of I-REC issuance in Russia. This long-awaited development is a huge step forwards for energy consumers looking for opportunities to contribute to the energy transition in the country. Serving as a tool to prove the use of 100% …

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Vesica Piscis footwear: zapatos veganos 100% sostenibles “made in Spain”

Enmarcado dentro de la campaña #PassionForGreenFashion de EKOenergía, hablamos con Francisco Rico, responsable de ventas y administración de Vesica Piscis footwear, la marca de zapatos y accesorios veganos consumidora de EKOenergía. Siendo la industria de la moda uno de los sectores que más contribuyen al calentamiento global, muchas empresas son conscientes de que sus modelos …

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All climate projects on 1 map

One of the ways EKOenergy ensures additionality is through the Climate Fund. Thanks to users of EKOenergy-labelled electricity, we finance green energy projects that would not have happened otherwise. All supported projects contribute to the realisation of the Sustainable Development Goals. We financed the first projects in 2015 and since then, we have financed 36 …

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Celebrate the International Day for Biodiversity by choosing EKOenergy

Today, 22nd of May is the International Day for Biodiversity. Since the early 2000s, the United Nations have used this date to raise awareness and increase our understanding of the global biodiversity loss. This year’s theme is “Our Biodiversity, our food, our health” to highlight the role biodiversity plays in transforming food systems and improving …

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Climate change and pollution: the toll of tourism

While a strong economic driver, international tourism is also a burden on the fight against climate change. It is time for the sector to acknowledge its environmental responsibility and to transition to a more sustainable model. The total number of international travellers increased in 2017 for the eighth consecutive year, reaching 1,323 millions and breaking …

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Buying 100% renewable energy is becoming the new normal

Renewable energy has long been stigmatised as expensive, unreliable and commercially non-viable. Yet over 150 of the worlds largest companies are moving to 100% renewable. The Paris Agreement was lauded across the world as a victory for international cooperation and dialogue. Yet it was not the only major achievement to come out of the Paris …

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