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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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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 Iliad Group decided to switch …

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Six new solar energy projects financed by EKOenergy

Fundraising for new renewable energy projects EKOenergy promotes sustainable renewable energy in many ways. One of the ways we do this is via our Climate Fund, through which we collect funds to finance renewable energy projects to fight energy poverty and contribute to multiple Sustainable Development Goals. For each EKOenergy-labelled MWh sold, the EKOenergy licensees …

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Favini uses EKOenergy-labelled electricity for its sustainable paper production lines

Italian paper and mould manufacturer Favini is a world leader in the design and production of release paper used in various sectors, including fashion and technical-sportswear. One of their most innovative and renowned products is packaging, made from the waste of natural raw materials such as algae, fruit, nuts and leather. We interviewed Barbara del Sasso, …

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EKOenergy’s communication campaign for the cosmetics sector: EKObeauty

The EKOenergy ecolabel is a tool to facilitate active communication regarding energy consumers’ commitment to renewable energy, both to their clients and to the sector. As a nonprofit, nature conservation initiative, we are happy to guide consumers to the most sustainable and impactful energy products. We regularly set up communication campaigns to promote the use …

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EKOenergy’s Bamboo Award 2021 goes to Nordic Green Energy Sweden!

What is EKOenergy’s Bamboo Award? We’re thankful to all our licensed sellers for offering EKOenergy-labelled energy all around the world. Last year, we started to put a few of them under the spotlight to celebrate their extraordinary achievements. EKOenergy’s Bamboo Award was created to honour the licensed EKOenergy seller which has grown the fastest in …

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EKOenergy won European Citizen's Prize 2020

European Citizen’s Prize for EKOenergy ecolabel

We are proud to announce that EKOenergy, international and nonprofit environmental label for renewable energy, is one of the recipients of the European Citizen’s Prize 2020! The European Citizen’s Prize is awarded by the European Parliament since 2008 to exceptional achievements in promoting mutual understanding and interaction between citizens or in facilitating cross-border or transnational …

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First Call for Climate Projects – January 2021

Funding for solar and wind energy projects in developing countries In order to bring additionality to consumers’ choice of renewable energy and help realise SDG 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 EKOenergy-labelled energy, our licensed …

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Youth for climate action: Good Energies Alliance Ireland and EKOenergy

As Good Energies Alliance Ireland and EKOenergy are two environmental NGOs operating within the European Solidarity Corps network and as both are having sustainable energy transition and climate action as their core mission, we decided to start collaborating more closely towards our common goals. We believe that like-minded civil society organisations getting together can really …

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