New environmental requirements for hydropower plants are published – EKOenergy seeks pioneers for piloting

14.02.2019 – EKOenergy, the international ecolabel for renewable energy, has revised its environmental requirements for hydropower plants. Now EKOenergy is seeking for pioneers of the sector to pilot how the new requirements work in practice.

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Les avantages concrets d’un écolabel

Nurse midwife in Nepal with vaccine fridge, thanks to Climate Fund

Clean energy brings better health, social equality and many other benefits to rural communities in developing countries. Renewable World’s project in Nepal, supported by EKOenergy Climate Fund, demonstrates a concrete benefit the off-grid communities get with access to clean energy.

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Meet us at the REC Market Meeting 2019

14.12.2018 : As in previous years, EKOenergy is a proud partner of the REC Market Meeting. The annual conference gathers global experts of renewable energy markets. The next REC Market Meeting will take place in Amsterdam, on 11 and 12 March 2019.

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COP24 : Que s’y passe-t-il et pourquoi est-ce important ?

Katowice, Poland, where COP24 Climate conference will be held.

Le sommet sur le climat le plus important depuis Paris 2015 devrait se tenir à Katowice, en Pologne, en décembre. Quels sont les problèmes en jeu et comment pourraient-ils être résolus à la COP24?

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Nouvelle brochure: “Good to know about hydropower”

7.11.2018 : Our new leaflet “Good to know about hydropower” presents the impacts of hydropower on nature and tells what you as an electricity consumer can do to limit these.

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Mise à jour des critères d’hydroélectricité d’EKOénergie : 2ème consultation publique en ligne

31.10.2018 : EKOenergy hydropower criteria update. We welcome you to give your feedback by 17th December 2018

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L’importance de la restauration de rivière et du Fonds pour l’Environnement d’EKOénergie

man throws gravel into river to create new spawning grounds for fish

The autumn spawning season is soon to begin, so our team of volunteers have come to restore some of the spawning grounds damaged by local farming in the region.

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Call for Climate Projects 2018 – 2019

Solar panels in Bethlehem with a flag that says 'save with solar energy'. There are also the EKOenergy and Siemenpuu logos.

15.10.2018 : We are now open for applications for solar energy projects to be financed in 2019 and 2020. In total, we have more or less €200,000 with which we are looking to fund between four and eight projects – depending on the individual costs of selected projects.

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Zéno et EKOénergie: L’Union fait la force face à la transition énergétique

13.10.2018 : Zéno, the first energy supplier of EKOenergy-labelled renewable electricity in Belgium, has shown its support to the growing sustainable energy market by adding EKOenergy to their portfolio this summer.

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Comment EKOénergie aide les truites brunes

“The brown trout population is especially endangered in Finland”, water expert Janne Tolonen told us. Therefore, EKOenergy took part in a river restoration to help save the trout.

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