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From north to south avoiding flights: interview with our former volunteer Glòria

Thanks to our growing number of volunteers, EKOenergy is broadening its reach from north to south, east to west! Recently Glòria, who helped us spread the message of the ecolabel in Spain and Latin America, finished her year of European Voluntary Service (EVS) with us. Upon returning to Barcelona, she wanted to avoid taking a …

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New call for Climate Projects – 2020

Funding for solar and wind energy projects in developing countries. For each MWh of sold EKOenergy-labelled energy, the seller pays 0.10 € to EKOenergy’s Climate Fund. Our Climate Fund finances renewable electricity projects aimed at alleviating energy poverty in developing countries and regions. These are usually smaller scale solar (and wind) energy projects. In December …

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REC Market Meeting is 10 years old

REC Market Meeting celebrates its 10th year anniversary The REC Market meeting is the global expert meeting on renewable energy markets. The next edition will take place in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on 31 March and 1 April 2020. What started out as a small meeting in 2011 to provide a platform for discussing Guarantees of …

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Tom, 50th Solidarity Corps volunteer at EKOenergy’s secretariat

In 2012, EKOenergy became a partner organisation of the European Solidarity Corps (previously known as European Voluntary Service).  This EU funded program enables us to host long term volunteers. Most of the volunteers stay 10 to 12 months at our office in Helsinki. They help us keep close contact with hundreds of partners in many …

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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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EKOenergy is nominated for the Nordic Council Environment Prize

The Nordic Council of Ministers award an environmental prize annually since 1995 to honour the smartest and most effective Nordic initiatives showing the way toward a more sustainable future. We are honoured to be a nominee, along with Greta Thunberg! “Initiatives that promote sustainable consumption and production by doing more and better with less” The …

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Meet EKOenergy at RE-Source 2019

Just like last year, EKOenergy is a supporting association of RE-Source 2019. RE-Source conference is Europe’s largest PPA event where stakeholders of the renewable energy market gather and discuss the recent developments. RE-Source 2019 is also the perfect platform to network, learn and do business with key players from both the buyer and supplier side. …

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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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