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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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Les enjeux énergétiques en Afrique subsaharienne : Interview avec Ruth Langsi Yeloma

600 millions de personnes en Afrique subsaharienne n’ont pas accès à l’électricité La question énergétique en Afrique sub-saharienne est un enjeu important. Comme Fatih Birol, directeur de l’Agence internationale de l’énergie, et Frans Timmermans, premier vice-président de la Commission européenne, nous le rappelle dans un article du 17 juin 2021 : « Près de 800 millions de personnes …

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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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EKOenergy’s Oak Award goes to South Pole second time in a row

We’re thankful to all our authorised sellers for offering EKOenergy-labelled energy all around the world. Through our annual EKOenergy awards, we highlight extraordinary achievements and celebrate these. After the finalisation of this year’s audits, we are happy to present EKOenergy’s Oak Award 2022 to South Pole, for selling the largest volumes of EKOenergy in 2021. …

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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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10 years of European Solidarity Corps volunteers at EKOenergy’s Secretariat

10 years ago, on 14 September 2012, EKOenergy welcomed the first European Solidarity Corps (Then known as European Voluntary Service, EVS) volunteer to our Secretariat. We were about to launch our international ecolabel and needed extra hands to get things rolling. The European Solidarity Corps programme was the perfect solution The European Solidarity Corps Programme, …

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Des jeunes militants français veulent un réveil écologique

Les entreprises sont de plus en plus conscientes des défis environnementaux actuels et nous pensons que les jeunes militants et activistes environnementaux jouent un rôle essentiel dans la sensibilisation du public. Vous pouvez également lire notre précédentes interviews avec les activistes environnementaux Nakabuye Hilda Flavia de Fridays for Future Uganda et Arshak Makichyan de Fridays …

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Santa Rosa, Ecuadorian beer made with EKOenergy-labelled solar power

Santa Rosa artisanal beer, made with EKOenergy!

Santa Rosa brewery in Ecuador uses EKOenergy-labelled renewable electricity from their onsite installation. Their EKOenergy use is facilitated by Deltaglobal SA. Thanks, Santa Rosa for going the extra mile and using the EKOenergy logo on the cans to inform your customers! We also thank EKOenergy seller Deltaglobal SA for assisting their clients in using EKOenergy-labelled …

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Près de 2 millions d’euros collectés pour des projets d’énergie renouvelable

Notre Fonds pour le Climat n’a cessé de croître. Depuis 2015, notre contribution et engagement financier à la réduction de la pauvreté énergétique et à la réalisation des Objectifs de Développement Durable (ODD) des Nations unies ont atteint presque 2 millions d’euros ! Pour chaque MWh d’énergie labellisée EKOénergie vendue, 0.10€ vont pour le Fonds …

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Users of EKOenergy are financing 11 new solar projects

Fundraising for new renewable energy projects EKOenergy promotes sustainable renewable energy in many ways. For example, via our Climate Fund, we collect funds to finance renewable energy projects in developing countries. These projects fight energy poverty and contribute to multiple Sustainable Development Goals. For each EKOenergy-labelled MWh, EKOenergy’s authorised sellers contribute 0.10€ to these projects. …

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Campagne EKOpixel : « Level up » avec EKOénergie!

Chacun peut lutter pour combattre la crise climatique actuelle, et l’industrie du jeu vidéo ne fait pas exception. L’écosystème du jeu vidéo a un potentiel considérable en devenant un exemple dans le combat contre le réchauffement climatique, en réduisant son utilisation des combustibles fossiles et en passant à l’électricité renouvelable. Selon Newzoo, le secteur du …

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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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EKOenergy’s Bamboo Award 2022 goes to Lumme Energia

EKOenergy’s Bamboo Award EKOenergy’s Bamboo Award was created to honour the licensed seller with the highest growth percentage of EKOenergy-labelled sales in the past year. We’re thankful to all our licensed sellers for offering EKOenergy all around the world. Every year, we highlight a few of them to celebrate their extraordinary achievements. This year’s Bamboo …

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EKOenergy’s Ivy Award 2022 goes to Deltaglobal SA!

What is EKOenergy’s Ivy Award? The EKOenergy Ivy Award was created to honor a licensed EKOenergy seller for having made outstanding efforts in promoting EKOenergy-labelled energy. We thank all our licensed sellers for offering energy with the EKOenergy label around the world. Once a year, we highlight extraordinary achievements and celebrate some of them. Why …

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