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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…

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Leading EV charging network Virta uses EKOenergy

Customer preference in favour of charging electric vehicles with renewables In Europe, transport emissions account for one-fifth of all greenhouse gas emissions – and 78% of them come from road transport. A customer survey conducted by EV charging network operator Virta in December 2021 showed that almost 80% of the…

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The town of Espartinas sets an example with their choice of EKOenergy

Espartinas, a town in the sunny region of Seville (Andalusia) in Spain, is the first town that uses EKOenergy from their on-site solar installation to power their public administration buildings and schools! The EKOenergy ecolabel is for the consumed volumes of renewable energy, including energy that is produced on-site for…

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Iliad Group: Now powered with 100% EKOenergy-labelled electricity

100% renewable electricity with extra criteria to guarantee sustainability and additionality The Iliad Group is a fast-growing European provider of telecommunication services, with main activities in France, Italy and Poland. Their operations as a mobile phone service provider include prepaid sim cards, internet access and hosting services. Last year, the…

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ECOTEC University uses EKOenergy-labelled energy from its on-site installation

Education for sustainable development – interview with Dr. Gilda Alcívar García, rector of ECOTEC University EKOenergy is an ecolabel for renewable energy consumption. Companies and individuals are not the only ones  that  can use EKOenergy-labelled energy and benefit from its additional advantages. The ecolabel is also available to colleges and…

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EKOenergy for Ecuador: First consumer, Tecopesca

Thanks to growing demand from environmentally-conscious energy consumers and sellers, EKOenergy-labelled renewable energy is available in many continents. Choosing EKOenergy isn’t only an extra step for the climate and nature, it’s also an extra step for your communication activities by announcing your participation in the energy transition. We are happy…

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Verdonce: natural home textiles made in Spain using EKOenergy

Verdonce is a Spanish brand of products that will help you make your home more sustainable and reduce waste, therefore helping the environment. Their products are made with natural materials from local suppliers and are hand-made in Madrid. We interviewed the founders of Verdonce Mónica García and Oliver Green,  also…

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Toyota Baltic AS uses EKOenergy-labelled renewable electricity

Toyota and Lexus vehicles importer in all three Baltic countries, Toyota Baltic AS, chose EKOenergy for consumption in their headquarters located in Tallinn, Estonia! We interviewed Marek Maide, General Manager of Toyota Baltic AS Marketing Division, to learn more about Toyota’s sustainability goals, how they see their role in the…

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Ritex: German condom producer uses EKOenergy

Ritex, a German condom and lubricant producer, is now using EKOenergy-labelled electricity, incorporating the EKOenergy logo into their newest product line PRO NATURE. We asked them a few questions about this recent development, to learn more about their focus on sustainability and what led them to choose EKOenergy-labelled electricity.  Why did you choose to…

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Pixartprinting, leading company for printing services in Europe, chose EKOenergy

Pixartprinting is an Italian company specialising in the online provision of personalised printing services. In 2018, they joined the Be ForGreen Be Sustainable community becoming a consumer who uses 100% renewable, traceable and EKOenergy-ecolabelled energy. Through this, Pixartprinting has contributed to the avoidance of 3,581 tonnes of CO2 emissions into…

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Vesica Piscis: 100% sustainable vegan shoes “made in Spain”

As part of EKOenergy’s #PassionForGreenFashion campaign, we interviewed Francisco Rico, head of sales and administration of Vesica Piscis footwear, a vegan shoes and accessories brand that consumes EKOenergy. As the fashion industry is one of the major contributors to global warming, many companies are aware that their business models have…

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Urban Beer: the first brewery in Spain producing with EKOenergy

EKOenergy’s campaign „EKOenergy for your brewery”, launched in 2016, was one of the finalists in the EU Sustainable Energy Week Awards 2018. The campaign aims at informing breweries about using renewable energy. In addition to Italian and Finnish breweries, Urban Beer became the first EKOenergy-labelled beer in Spain. Urban Beer, producing…

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Auroranlinna real estate uses EKOenergy

Kiinteistö Oy Auroranlinna is a real estate company in Finland, owned by the City of Helsinki. Auroranlinna has about 4,200 non-subsidized rental apartments in about 100 properties across Helsinki.  Auroranlinna has agreed with their supplier, Helen that they will purchase electricity labelled with EKOenergy. Thanks Auroranlinna for taking an extra step…

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Carrera Jeans: Supports the EKOenergy fashion campaign

Carrera Jeans is an Italian clothing manufacturer that was established in 1965 and which exports all over the world. For three years, the energy that powers the offices and the shops of Carrera in Italy, in addition to being green, is also 100% EKOenergy. On the occasion of our recently…

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Flow Festival uses EKOenergy labelled grid electricity

Source: Flow Festival Flow Festival is one of the world’s first carbon-neutral music and arts boutique festival. This year’s festival will take place on 10-12 August 2018, in Helsinki, Finland. All grid-electricity used at „Nordic countries’ coolest music festival” is ecolabelled by EKOenergy. Called “A fairytale come true” by Clash…

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