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100% renewable is the solution

Global leaders from government, business and the UN gathered for a high-level meeting at COP22 to call for a transition to 100% renewable energy worldwide to achieve the climate goals of the Paris Agreement. The meeting was hosted by the Moroccan Presidency of COP22 and the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF), a coalition of 47 governments, to assess …

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EKOenergy wins award at GoodFestival

GoodFestival is an international event in Lausanne, Switzerland. Its objective is to celebrate sustainable innovation throughout the world. It represents a unique multidisciplinary platform of researchers, entrepreneurs and innovators of various horizons with a similar state of mind and all united around the same objective: build a better world. The festival is a coproduction of …

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Protect Our Winters!

Enni Rukajärvi and Protect Our Winters ask Finns to switch to EKOenergy Protect Our Winters (POW) Finland is launching a campaign bearing its name in an effort to get Finnish downhill skiers and ski resorts aboard in the fight against climate change by switching to EKOenergy-certified renewable electricity.  The face of the campaign is snowboarder …

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Finlayson uses EKOenergy-labelled renewable electricity

Finlayson is a century-old textile producer in Finland. All Finlayson operations of in Finland use EKOenergy-labelled wind energy, including their headquarters and all retail stores from Helsinki in the south to Lapland in the north. See more on Finlayson website. Check out our user stories to see interviews with EKOenergy users we regularly publish. Published on …

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Lance verte, French paint stripping and deep cleaning company uses EKOenergy

Lance verte, a paint stripping and specialised cleaning company uses EKOenergy-labelled electricity and features the EKOenergy logo on their website. We are happy that they have taken an extra step to protect the nature! See more about the company and their services at: http://www.lalanceverte.fr/ Check out our user stories to see the interviews with EKOenergy …

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Ice hockey team Mikkelin Jukurit uses EKOenergy

Mikkelin Jukurit is an ice hockey team from the city of Mikkeli in eastern Finland. They have switched to 100% EKOenergy-labelled renewable electricity, supplied by the local electricity supplier ESE (Etelä-Savon Energia). Thanks Jukurit for helping us spread our message! You can read more on the Jukurit website here (in Finnish). Check out our user …

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Basecamp Oulanka

Basecamp Oulanka uses EKOenergy

Basecamp Oulanka is a complex of wooden buildings providing comfortable and cosy accommodation in a stunning location overlooking Lake Juuma and backing onto Oulanka National Park in Finland. We are happy that Basecamp Oulanka choose to take an extra step to protect nature by using EKOenergy-labelled renewable electricity. See more information about Basecamp Oulanka on their website. …

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Studying ice in Greenland

A study trip to Greenland One of our objectives was to study CO2 fluxes between the ocean and atmosphere. CO2 flux refers to the amount of CO2 (measured in moles) moving through unit square meter area per second. We analysed data collected from a measurement station located in a fjord ‚Young Sound‘ in the high …

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Amongst the 100 best

EKOenergy has been one of the winners of the „100 projects for the climate“ initiative led by the French Ministry of the Environment, Energy, and the Sea. This participatory program aimed to promote citizen initiatives that address climate issues. The citizens elected the 100 best projects that could benefit from support, visibility, and promotion until …

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A sunny day out in Vihti!

Since the first hydropower dams, rivers have been suffering due to the demand that hydropower places on the local ecosystem. EKOenergy is working to alleviate some of these damages. As well as only certifying hydropower that is sustainable, EKOenergy has an Environmental Fund which is used to restore rivers and fish passes. Our team from the …

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Saimaa Brewing Company uses EKOenergy

Saimaa Brewing Company (Saimaan Juomatehdas) is one of the sustainability pioneers of the Finnish brewery industry. “By using EKOenergy, we can guarantee that the environmental impacts of the electricity which we use are as small as possible,“ Jussi Laukkanen, the CEO of Saimaan Juomatehdas explains. “We don’t think that respecting the principles of environmental friendliness and …

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