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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…

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Leading EV charging network Virta uses EKOenergy

Customer preference in favour of charging electric vehicles with renewables In Europe, transport emissions account for one-fifth of all greenhouse gas emissions – and 78% of them come from road transport. A customer survey conducted by EV charging network operator Virta in December 2021 showed that almost 80% of the…

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La localidad de Espartinas elige EKOenergía, todo un ejemplo a seguir

Participando activamente en la transición energética Nos desplazamos hasta la localidad de Espartinas, en la soleada región de Sevilla, Andalucía, España. Y es que Espartinas no es una localidad cualquiera, sino que … ¡Se ha convertido en el primer municipio en autoabastecer sus edificios y colegios públicos con EKOenergía! EKOenergía…

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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…

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La Universidad ECOTEC usa EKOenergía de su instalación fotovoltaica in-situ

Educando en Desarrollo Sostenible – entrevista con Dr. Gilda Alcívar García, rectora de la Universidad ECOTEC EKOenergía es una ecoetiqueta para el consumo de energías renovables. No solo empresas y particulares pueden beneficiarse de las ventajas de EKOenergía, y beneficiarse de su impacto positivo adicional. Instituciones como colegios, institutos, o…

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Ritex, el productor alemán de preservativos, usa EKOenergía

Ritex, una empresa alemana productora de condones y lubricantes, está usando ahora electricidad etiquetada como EKOenergía, incorporando el logo de EKOenergía en su nueva gama de productos PRO NATURE. Les hicimos algunas preguntas sobre este reciente proyecto, para saber más sobre su enfoque en la sostenibilidad y lo que les…

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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…

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Urban Beer: la primera cervecería española en producir con EKOenergía

La campaña “EKOenergía para su cervecería” que EKOenergía lanzó en 2016, fue una de las finalistas de los Premios de Energía Sostenible de la UE 2018. Con ella se quería sensibilizar a las cervecerías sobre el consumo de energías renovables. Además de cervecerías italianas y finlandesas, en España, la cervecería…

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Auroranlinna real estate uses EKOenergy

Kiinteistö Oy Auroranlinna is a real estate company in Finland, owned by the City of Helsinki. Auroranlinna has about 4,200 non-subsidized rental apartments in about 100 properties across Helsinki.  Auroranlinna has agreed with their supplier, Helen that they will purchase electricity labelled with EKOenergy. Thanks Auroranlinna for taking an extra step…

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Flow Festival uses EKOenergy labelled grid electricity

Source: Flow Festival Flow Festival is one of the world’s first carbon-neutral music and arts boutique festival. This year’s festival will take place on 10-12 August 2018, in Helsinki, Finland. All grid-electricity used at «Nordic countries’ coolest music festival» is ecolabelled by EKOenergy. Called “A fairytale come true” by Clash…

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SAP: leading the transition to a low carbon economy model

The cutting edge software corporation SAP has recently released its Integrated Report 2017, giving updated data of its social and environmental performance and stressing its ambitious commitment to achieve carbon neutrality by 2025. The company is committed to 100% renewable electricity and joined the RE100 coalition – recognized by the…

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Chocolate made with EKOenergy

On a sunny autumn day, Karlina and Laura, from the EKOenergy team, went to visit Pieni Suklaatehdas (“The Little Chocolate Factory”) in Porvoo. This artisanal chocolate factory is not only making bean-to-bar chocolate without any additives or preservatives but also using renewable EKOenergy-certified electricity for their production. Owners Miia and…

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Chocolates Artesanos Isabel apuesta por EKOenergía

Entrevista con Isabel Félez Roselló El obrador de Chocolates Artesanos Isabel da prioridad a la sostenibilidad durante todo el proceso de creación del chocolate. Para Isabel Félez Roselló, utilizar electricidad certificada con EKOenergía es una parte importante de su filosofía. Nos pusimos en contacto con ella para conocer un poco…

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Yves Rocher: Using EKOenergy

Part of the activities of Groupe Rocher is now powered by EKOenergy We are proud to announce the arrival of Groupe Rocher as a new consumer of EKOenergy in France. Since the beginning of 2017, half of its electricity consumption in France has been certified as EKOenergy. Groupe Rocher has…

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L’Oréal in Russia: Producing with EKOenergy

Little by little, EKOenergy is finding its way to Russia too. Local renewable energy transactions are still difficult, but we are confident that this will change in the near future. The electricity market authorities have understood the growing demand for renewable electricity and will respond to it. EKOenergy is playing…

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Slush: Chooses EKOenergy!

Slush 2014 November 18-19th Helsinki, Finland Photo: Jussi Hellsten www.jussihellsten.com www.facebook.com/jussihellstenphotography Slush, the biggest startup and tech event in Northern Europe, switches to EKOenergy. Having started out as a humble gathering of techies and investors, Slush is now a true titan of an event, with some 17.000 visitors and thousands…

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Helsinki Reuse Centre: Switching to EKOenergy

Kierrätyskeskus, the leading recycling centre in Finland, now uses EKOenergy! Ville Heinilä, Kierratuskeskus’s environmental specialist, explains that for their corporate strategy buying sustainable renewable EKOenergy certified electricity is the obvious choice – “we should have done it sooner! It is important for us to act as we preach” “Kierratuskeskus aspires…

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Finnish consumers embrace EKOenergy

Finlayson and Espoon Asunnot switch to EKOenergy! Finlayson is one of the pioneers and pillars of Finnish industrialisation. Soon after its creation in 1820, Finlayson became the largest industrial enterprise in Northern Europe. In 1882, the Finlayson weaving hall was also the first place in the Nordic countries to have…

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Schüco goes for EKOenergy

The Germany based international company Schüco switches to EKOenergy. Schüco is one of the leading suppliers of high-quality window, door and facade systems. Millions of Schüco products are used all over the world. In the past years, Schüco is actively implementing measures to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. A building…

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Mikkelin Jukurit: Ice hockey team uses EKOenergy

An increasing number of athletes and sports clubs are speaking out about climate change. Even at the spectacular opening ceremony of the Olympic Games, there was time for a video about skyrocketing temperatures and rising sea levels. But the next step is how can we go from just words to…

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Switching to EKOenergy for Otava was easy

Last year, the whole Otava Group switched to EKOenergy. This means that all ‘Suomalainen Kirjakauppa’ bookstores now use EKOenergy-certified electricity. Otava is the second largest publishing house in Finland, and their printing house also uses EKOenergy. Many think that switching to eco-labelled electricity is a difficult and complex thing to…

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Lappeenranta: The first EKOenergy city in the world

The wonderful city of Lappeenranta has decided to switch to EKOenergy! Today, Mayor Kimmo Jarva and Lappeenranta Energy’s CEO Reijo Kolehmainen signed an agreement guaranteeing EKOenergy for the city of Lappeenranta for the period 2017-2020. At the signing ceremony, the city also got the EKOenergy certificate. Program manager of EKOenergy…

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Capítulo Trece Hotel & Spa: Ecotourism in Spain

Ecotourism is booming. A model of sustainable and environmentally responsible tourism, where the tourist seeks not only enjoyment, but also to reduce their ecological footprint and environmental impact. To meet this demand, pioneers such as the Hotel & Spa Capítulo Trece in Segovia, Spain, are showing how committed their establishments…

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