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EKOenergy co-finances 4 solar energy projects in Mali

Thanks to consumers of EKOenergy-labelled energy, EKOenergy’s Climate Fund supports renewable energy projects in developing countries. These initiatives focus on realising the UN Sustainable Development Goals. We have now decided to grant 45,000 € from our Climate Fund to 4 more projects, these 4 being solar energy projects in Mali. The new projects have been …

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Toyota Baltic AS uses EKOenergy-labelled renewable electricity

Toyota and Lexus vehicles importer in all three Baltic countries, Toyota Baltic AS, chose EKOenergy for consumption in their headquarters located in Tallinn, Estonia! We interviewed Marek Maide, General Manager of Toyota Baltic AS Marketing Division, to learn more about Toyota’s sustainability goals, how they see their role in the energy transition and about their …

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EKOenergy’s Bamboo Award 2020 goes to Nordic Green Energy Sweden

We’re always thankful to all our licensed sellers for offering EKOenergy-labelled energy all around the world. As we earlier announced, we have decided to highlight our licensees’ efforts digitally and to celebrate their work on our social media platforms. We proudly announce that this year’s EKOenergy Bamboo Award goes to Nordic Green Energy Sweden! What …

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EKOenergy’s Ivy Award 2020 goes to ForGreen!

We’re always thankful to all our licensed sellers for offering EKOenergy-labelled energy all around the world. As we earlier announced, we have decided to highlight EKOenergy licensees’ efforts digitally and to celebrate their work on our social media platforms. We proudly announce that this year’s EKOenergy Ivy Award goes to ForGreen, the Italian energy supplier …

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Ritex: German condom producer uses EKOenergy

Ritex, a German condom and lubricant producer, is now using EKOenergy-labelled electricity, incorporating the EKOenergy logo into their newest product line PRO NATURE. We asked them a few questions about this recent development, to learn more about their focus on sustainability and what led them to choose EKOenergy-labelled electricity.  Why did you choose to start an environmentally friendly product …

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The 2nd Climate Fund project of 2020: Solar microgrids for Myanmar

Solar energy for Myanmar Thanks to the contributions from EKOenergy users worldwide, we are able to finance renewable energy projects that wouldn’t take place without our help. Earlier this year we launched a call for projects and we are now selecting the most promising and impactful proposals with the help of an independent jury. One …

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Agricultural energy source-to-consumer: The first agro-energy community to use 100% EKOenergy

Founded in 2018, today it includes more than 500 Italian companies Agricultural energy source-to-consumer is the first community of Italian farms using 100% renewable and sustainable EKOenergy-labelled energy. Launched in 2018, thanks to the collaboration between Coldiretti and ForGreen Spa Società Benefit (Benefit Corporation), the project aims to raise awareness about and encourage the spread …

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More solar energy for Nepal, thanks to users of EKOenergy

Earlier this year, EKOenergy and the Siemenpuu Foundation organised a joint call for solar energy projects in Mali, Myanmar and Nepal. We are happy to announce that this process has now resulted in the selection of a first project. Together we are granting 70,000 euro to the project ”Solar electrification of a village and promoting …

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Grants for small scale river restoration projects

For each megawatt-hour sold as EKOenergy hydropower, a contribution of at least 0.10 € (ten cents) is paid to EKOenergy’s Environmental Fund. These contributions are used to finance the implementation of river restoration projects. We are now able to finance 2 to 3 small-scale river projects in Germany, Finland or Sweden. These are the countries …

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Economic stimulus packages should benefit people and the planet

The COVID-19 pandemic has demanded swift and unprecedented action from governments worldwide. The depth and severity of the crisis, and the scope of the response, has seen billions of euros of public investment and rapid financial support from governments across the globe. Upon navigating such unprecedented times, we should, however, keep in mind that choices …

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I-RECs for renewable electricity tracking in Russia

Sunset in Ulyanovsk, Fortum Earlier this year, the International Renewable Energy Certificate (I-REC) Standard announced the beginning of I-REC issuance in Russia. This long-awaited development is a huge step forwards for energy consumers looking for opportunities to contribute to the energy transition in the country. Serving as a tool to prove the use of 100% …

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Pixartprinting, leading company for printing services in Europe, choose EKOenergy

Pixartprinting is an Italian company specialising in the online provision of personalised printing services. In 2018, they joined the Be ForGreen Be Sustainable community becoming a consumer who uses 100% renewable, traceable and EKOenergy-ecolabelled energy. Through this, Pixartprinting has contributed to the avoidance of 3,581 tonnes of CO2 emissions into the atmosphere each year, actively …

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