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EKOenergy grants nearly €1 million to transform lives through solar energy

Thanks to EKOenergy consumers, EKOenergy’s Climate Fund supports community-driven initiatives that transform lives through renewable energy. This year, we received many applications for solar-powered pump systems, likely in response to the increasing extreme weather conditions caused by climate change. Over the past 10 years, EKOenergy has funded 120 community projects with nearly €4 million and …

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Inés Rosales embraces renewable energy with EKOenergy and Quantica Renovables

Discover how Inés Rosales, a historic Spanish company, is leading the way in sustainable food production with a new rooftop solar system from Quantica Renovables, earning the EKOenergy ecolabel and meeting consumer demand for eco-friendly practices. Read about their journey in EKOenergy’s EKOappetite campaign

Microsoft: Promoting environmental justice with EKOenergy

Impactful renewable energy procurement Renewable energy consumers worldwide are more than ever looking for ways to increase the positive impact of their green power contracts. One type of impactful renewable energy solutions focuses on social impacts, ecological justice, and community involvement. Companies of all sizes and sectors are showing growing interest in such solutions. EKOenergy’s …

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We are hungry for renewables! And you?

As European Solidarity Corps (ESC) volunteers at EKOenergy’s secretariat, we are working on the EKOappetite campaign. This campaign aims to promote the use of renewable energy in the food sector. We inform companies in the food industry about the possibility of choosing sustainable renewable energy, encourage them to switch to EKOenergy-labelled electricity, and suggest that …

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We are a supporting association of the I-REC Standard Conference

Proudly promoting reliable tracking EKOenergy is proud and happy to be a supporting association of the I-REC Standard Conference (ISC) 2024, which will take place in São Paulo, Brazil, on the 2nd & 3rd of July 2024. Pre-conference sessions will take place on the 1st of July 2024. Reliable tracking is one of EKOenergy’s essential …

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Iliad Group closes three new PPAs for EKOenergy-labelled solar

The Iliad Group (Free in France, Play in Poland) announced that its branches have signed three more PPAs (Power Purchase Agreements) involving the supply of EKOenergy-labelled solar power in France, Italy, and Poland. In France, the EKOenergy supplier is Engie; in Italy and Poland, it’s Statkraft. The Iliad Group is Europe’s sixth-largest telecommunications group, operating …

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Hilti and SCHOTT: committed to science-based targets and EKOenergy

Science Based Targets initiatitive The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) is a partnership between CDP, the United Nations Global Compact, the World Resources Institute (WRI), and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). The SBTi defines and promotes best practices in emissions reductions and net-zero targets in line with climate science and provides technical assistance …

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EKOenergy’s Annual Report 2023

At the recent COP28 climate conference in Dubai, nations have finally agreed to move away from fossil fuels. That’s a remarkable step forward, especially considering the presence of over 2400 fossil fuel lobbyists at the conference and the OPEC urging member states to reject any agreement targeting fossil fuels. At EKOenergy, we will use all …

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Vacancy – B2B Key Account Manager

Vacancy at EKOenergy : B2B Key Account Manager B2B Key Account Manager – A new full-time, permanent position Are you ready to roll up your sleeves and make a change in the world? EKOenergy ecolabel and the Finnish Association for Nature Conservation (Suomen luonnonsuojeluliitto ry) are seeking to recruit a “B2B Key Account Manager”. This …

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Climate Fund / Call for Proposals / December 2023

Call for Proposals / EKOenergy’s Climate Fund / December 2023 – February 2024 Background All EKOenergy-ecolabel consumers contribute 0.10 € per MWh to EKOenergy’s Climate Fund. With these contributions, EKOenergy funds new renewable electricity projects in low- and middle-income countries to bring additional positive impact to consumers’ choice of renewable energy and help in achieving …

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EKOenergy grants €319,116 to provide solar power to off-grid Andean communities

Solar power and training to help smallholder farmers adapt to the impact of the climate crisis Earlier this year, EKOenergy took a significant step forward by introducing multiyear funding through closed calls, enhancing the impact of its Climate Fund by providing crucial long-term support for renewable energy projects in low- and middle-income countries. In January, …

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Environmental Fund – Second call 2023

Environmental Fund – Call for proposals / Second call 2023 Grants for small-scale river restoration projects EKOenergy’s Environmental Fund is committed to funding river restoration projects through the allocation of at least EUR 0.10 for each megawatt-hour of EKOenergy hydropower sold and consumed. The fund is currently calling for proposals for small-scale river restoration projects …

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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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