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Kupilka: A Pioneer in Eco-Friendly Manufacturing

Finnish company Kupilka has been using eco-labelled electricity for 25 years! Sustainability is deep in the company’s DNA A family company, now called Kupilka, manufactures injection-moulded products that are designed to last. Their products, such as cups, plates, and cutlery, are made from natural fibre composite material sourced from certified forests in Finland. Sustainability and …

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The importance of reliable tracking – Interview with RECS Energy Certificate Association

Reliable tracking and avoidance of double-counting EKOenergy’s criteria cover several vital aspects, including the assurance of reliable tracking and the prevention of double counting. For a megawatt-hour to bear our label, it must be verifiable as generated in an installation meeting our quality standards and assigned to a single specific consumer. To ensure this verifiability, …

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Additional positive impact made via the EKOenergy ecolabel

Over the past decade, EKOenergy has transformed from an ambitious European initiative to an internationally recognised and globally available ecolabel for renewable energy. This has allowed us to make an even greater additional positive impact, year after year. We’re proud of the tangible positive impact we have managed to create, thanks to the interest and …

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First EKOenergy user in Uganda: St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor

Solar energy to power the hospital’s daily operations Consumers have the option to choose EKOenergy worldwide. One method of accessing EKOenergy-labelled electricity involves adding our label to locally-produced solar power. An illustrative case of this is St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor. The hospital operates in Gulu, Uganda, offering services to the most needy without discrimination based …

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Spanish energy supplier Gesternova organises the month of EKOenergy

Almost 10 years of cooperation EKOenergy-labelled electricity is now accessible in over 70 countries, thanks to the efforts of more than 120 authorised sellers. Among these sellers is Gesternova, a Spanish electricity supplier that has been proudly offering EKOenergy-labelled electricity for almost 9 years. When the EKOenergy label was launched in 2013, we reached out …

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15 new solar projects in 13 countries, thanks to EKOenergy consumers

EKOenergy provides almost 700,000 € towards fighting energy poverty in 2023 For every MWh of EKOenergy-labelled energy, 0.10 € goes to EKOenergy’s Climate Fund to finance new renewable energy projects in developing countries. All supported projects make a difference in the lives of many by improving access to reliable, clean energy and contribute to the …

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EKOappetite: EKOenergy for the food sector

Annual campaigns to promote renewable energy Users of EKOenergy-labelled energy enable us to set up renewable energy campaigns through which we reach out to energy consumers across the world. Our previous campaigns targeted breweries, the hospitality industry, green buildings, winter sports centres (in cooperation with Protect Our Winters), chocolate manufacturers, and the fashion and beauty …

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SAP and EKOenergy: Partners for a renewable future

Thanks, SAP, for using EKOenergy In a recent article on their website, the German multinational software company SAP explains why the company chooses EKOenergy-labelled renewable electricity: SAP and EKOenergy Partner for a Renewable Future. We take the opportunity to thank SAP for their trust in our non-profit ecolabel and congratulate them on their progress in …

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10 years of EKOenergy, 10 years of multi-faceted climate action

Over the past decade, EKOenergy has evolved from an ambitious European initiative to an internationally recognised and globally available ecolabel for renewable energy across 80 countries on all inhabited continents. 2023 marks the 10th anniversary of the launch of our ecolabel. For this occasion, we published a series of fact sheets highlighting various aspects of …

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Erneuerbare Energien für die Ukraine

Im Dezember 2022 beschlossen wir, 20.000 € unseres Budgets für die erneuerbare Energien-Kampagne zu verwenden, um die Kampagne #renewables4ukraine der World Wind Energy Association zu unterstützen. Ziel der Kampagne ist es, sicherzustellen, dass kritische Infrastrukturen in der Ukraine zuverlässig mit erneuerbarer Energie versorgt werden. Die Kampagne zielt darauf ab, in Kriegszeiten wichtige zivile Bedürfnisse zu …

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EKOenergies Jahresbericht 2022

Der EKOenergie-Jahresbericht 2022 bietet einen Überblick über die verschiedenen Bereiche unserer Arbeit und Erfolge im Jahr 2022. Durch den konkreten Einfluss des Jahres 2022 haben wir die Kraft, 2023 mit demselben Enthusiasmus weiterzuarbeiten und hoffen, dass sich viele andere anschließen werden. Eines der wichtigsten Resultate aus 2022 war, dass erneuerbare Energien nun auch von denen, …

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Call for Climate Fund projects December 2022 – February 2023

Background – Funding for solar and wind energy projects in developing countries In order to bring additional positive impact to consumers’ choice of renewable energy and help realise the UN’s Global Goals (Particularly SDG 7: Affordable, clean energy for all), the EKOenergy ecolabel raises funds for new renewable electricity projects in developing countries. For each …

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SCHOTT und Engie unterzeichnen 2 PPAs für Strom mit dem EKOenergie-Label

SCHOTT, eines der international führenden Unternehmen in den Bereichen Spezialglas, Glaskeramiken und -innovationen, hat zwei Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) mit Engie für Strom aus deutschen Solar- und Windkraftanlagen abgeschlossen. Das Gesamtvolumen der Vereinbarung beläuft sich auf 200 Gigawattstunden, der gesamte Strom wird das EKOenergie-Label erhalten. SCHOTT verwendet schon seit mehreren Jahren EKOenergie-gelabelten Strom aus verschiedenen …

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