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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 and Engie sign 2 PPAs for EKOenergy-labelled electricity

SCHOTT, a leading international company in the areas of specialty glass, glass-ceramics and glass innovations, closed two Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with Engie for electricity from German solar and wind farms. The total volume of the deal is 200 gigawatt-hours and all electricity will get the EKOenergy label. SCHOTT has been using EKOenergy-labelled electricity for …

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Energy challenges in sub-Saharan Africa: Interview with Ruth Langsi Yeloma

600 million people in sub-Saharan Africa lack access to electricity The energy issue in sub-Saharan Africa is a major one. As Fatih Birol, head of the International Energy Agency, and Frans Timmermans, first vice-president of the European Commission reminded us in a paper dated the 17th of June 2021: “Almost 800 million people still lack …

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Renewables in Ukraine: What’s next?

Growing understanding of renewable energy potential in Ukraine, the Caucasus and Central Asia Southern neighbours of Russia, which are heavily dependent on oil, have been showing increasing interest in renewable energy since the start of the full-scale war in Ukraine. There is now a better understanding of how fast deployment of renewable energy in the …

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Solar power for 17 more health centres in Mali, thanks to EKOenergy users

In 2020, EKOenergy granted 12000 € to a project by Santé Sud to provide solar energy to 13 rural community health centres in Mali. In 2021, we granted another 7408 € to power 4 more health centres in the capital area too. Renewables to improve healthcare services Malian communities experience major issues in their access …

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Solar mini-grid for rural electrification in Nepal

In 2020 EKOenergy granted 35,000 euros to a project of the Centre for Rural Technology, Nepal (CRT/N). The Siemenpuu Foundation matched our contribution with the same amount. The project focused on the electrification of Saure Bhangtar village through a solar mini-grid and the promotion of renewable energy through Municipal Energy Plans. This project for the …

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Action Plan for Businesses in China paper with Think RE

We have cooperated with Think RE for the paper «Action Plan for Businesses in China: How to cover your consumption with renewable electricity?». In this paper we outline an action plan for a broad range of electricity consumers: Businesses who are taking their first steps and those who want to be among the pioneers.

2022’s first call for EKOenergy Climate Fund projects

Background – Funding for solar and wind energy projects in developing countries In order to bring additionality to consumers’ choice of renewable energy and help realise Sustainable Development Goal 7 (affordable, clean energy for all), the EKOenergy ecolabel raises funds for new renewable electricity projects in developing countries and regions. For each MWh of sold …

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Grupo Iliad, 100% renovable con EKOenergía

Energía 100% renovable con criterios adicionales para garantizar sostenibilidad y adicionalidad El grupo Iliad es una compañía de telecomunicaciones europea que está creciendo rápidamente. Sus operaciones como proveedor de telefonía móvil incluyen acceso a internet, tarjetas sim y alojamientos web. el año pasado el grupo Iliad decidió cambiar a energía 100% renovable. En Francia e …

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Seis nuevos proyectos de energía solar financiados por EKOenergía

Recaudación de fondos para nuevos proyectos de energías renovables EKOenergía fomenta la energía renovable sostenible de muchas formas. Una de ellas es a través de nuestro Fondo Climático, con el que recaudamos fondos para financiar proyectos de energías renovables que luchan contra la pobreza energética y que contribuyen a multiples Objetivos del Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS).  …

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Favini usa electricidad ecoetiquetada como EKOenergía para su producción de papel sostenible.

Favini, el fabricante italiano de papel y moldes, es líder mundial en el diseño y la producción de papel antiadherente utilizado en diversos sectores, como la moda y la ropa técnica-deportiva. Uno de sus productos más innovadores y reconocidos son los envases, fabricados a partir de materias primas naturales como algas, y residuos de frutas, …

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