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I-RECs for renewable electricity tracking in Russia

Earlier this year, the International Renewable Energy Certificate (I-REC) Standard announced the beginning of I-REC issuance in Russia. This long-awaited development is a huge step forwards for energy consumers looking for opportunities to contribute to the energy transition in the country. Serving as a tool to prove the use of 100% renewable energy, I-RECs make […]


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Grants for small scale river restoration projects

Someone emptying a bucket of stones into a river.

We are now able to finance 2 to 3 small scale river projects in Germany, Finland and Sweden.


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From north to south avoiding flights: interview with our former volunteer Glòria

Thanks to our growing number of volunteers, EKOenergy is broadening its reach from north to south, east to west! Recently Glòria, who helped spread the message of the ecolabel in Spain and Latin America, finished her year of European Voluntary Service (EVS) with us. Upon returning to Barcelona, she wanted to avoid taking a flight […]


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New call for Climate Projects – 2020

Solar panel on a roof.

We are looking for small scale renewable energy projects in poor regions – Deadline for submission is 29 February 2020.


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REC Market Meeting is 10 years old

Once again, EKOenergy is a proud supporter of the REC Market Meeting.


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Tom, 50th Solidarity Corps volunteer at EKOenergy’s secretariat

Tom Hall, from the UK, is our 50th Solidarity Corps volunteer.


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Solar for Sudan – Interview with Rofaida Elzubair

The solar power based smart village in Barbujat, Sudan is a project funded by EKOenergy and implemented by Practical Action, in partnership with the Women’s Development Association Network.


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An ecolabel for heat: public consultation

EKOenergy is developing criteria for heat (and cooling). In the first stage, we are focusing on heat generated with heat pumps, geothermal heat, solar heat and heat resulting from heat recuperation.


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All climate projects on 1 map

EKOenergy financed the first climate projects in 2015 and since then, we have financed 36 projects with a total sum of 824,311.00 €. We have now a handy overview of all financed projects.


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2019 call for climate projects in Mali, Myanmar and Nepal

In cooperation with the Siemenpuu Foundation, we have just launched a new call for projects in Mali, Myanmar and Nepal. Under this call, we only accept applications from local organisations.


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