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EKOappétit : EKOénergie pour le secteur alimentaire

Nos campagnes annuelles de promotion des énergies renouvelables Les utilisateurs d’énergie labellisée EKOénergie nous permettent de mettre en place des campagnes en faveur des énergies renouvelables, grâce auxquelles nous nous adressons aux consommateurs d’énergie du monde entier. Les campagnes précédentes visaient notamment les brasseries, l’industrie hôtelière, les bâtiments à haute valeur écologique, les centres de …

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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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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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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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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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Action Plan for Businesses in China paper with Think RE

We have cooperated with Think RE for the paper « Action Plan for Businesses in China: How to cover your consumption with renewable electricity? ». In this paper we outline an action plan for a broad range of electricity consumers: Businesses who are taking their first steps and those who want to be among the pioneers.

2022’s first call for EKOenergy Climate Fund projects

Background – Funding for solar and wind energy projects in developing countries In order to bring additionality to consumers’ choice of renewable energy and help realise Sustainable Development Goal 7 (affordable, clean energy for all), the EKOenergy ecolabel raises funds for new renewable electricity projects in developing countries and regions. For each MWh of sold …

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