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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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Renewables for Ukraine

In December 2022, we decided to use 20,000 € from our renewable energy campaign budget to support the World Wind Energy Association’s #renewables4ukraine campaign. The objective of the campaign is to ensure that critical infrastructure in the country has a reliable supply of renewable energy. The campaign aims to cover important civilian needs during wartime …

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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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