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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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L’eco-etichetta energetica e i suoi benefici

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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Vieni a trovarci al “REC Market Meeting 2019” (in inglese)

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: che cosa sta succedendo e perchè è importante? (in inglese)

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

19.11.2018 : The most important climate summit since Paris 2015 is due to be held in Katowice, Poland, this December. What issues are at play and how might they be resolved at COP24?


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Volantino “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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EKOenergy aggiorna i suoi criteri per l’energia idroelettrica: II consultazione pubblica online (in inglese)

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


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L’importanza della riqualificazione fluviale e il Fondo per l’Ambiente di EKOenergy (in inglese)

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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Invito a presentare progetti 2018-2019 (in inglese)

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 ed EKOenergy promuovono la transizione energetica in Belgio

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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In che modo EKOenergy aiuta le trote marroni? (in inglese)

“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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