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Farmers from Verona cooperate with EKOenergy supplier ForGreen

ForGreen is an Italian company that develops energy sharing projects and provides 100% renewable electricity to people and companies across the country. ForGreen also promotes the culture of energy sustainability, contributes to reducing CO2 emissions and helps its customers save on energy costs, contributing to the development of clean and accessible energy for all. One …

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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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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 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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All energy sold by Aalto Energia in 2023 was EKOenergy

In several parts of the world, the price of renewable energy (including the cost of the Energy Attribute Certificate) has dropped compared to the same period last year. We are happy to see that some electricity suppliers and consumers think of EKOenergy when considering how to re-distribute their energy budget. One of the companies doing …

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EKOenergy label for gas: helping consumers make an additional positive impact

Many reasons for choosing EKOenergy We recently welcomed a new consumer of EKOenergy-labelled biomethane. Ecohz facilitated the deal and wrote a nice article about it, based on an interview with Steven Vanholme from EKOenergy’s Secretariat. Check out the article “EKOenergy: how sustainable biomethane can combat energy poverty” on Ecohz’s website. There are many reasons why …

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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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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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The importance of reliable tracking – Interview with RECS Energy Certificate Association

Reliable tracking and avoidance of double-counting EKOenergy’s criteria cover several vital aspects, including the assurance of reliable tracking and the prevention of double counting. For a megawatt-hour to bear our label, it must be verifiable as generated in an installation meeting our quality standards and assigned to a single specific consumer. To ensure this verifiability, …

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Additional positive impact made via the EKOenergy ecolabel

Over the past decade, EKOenergy has transformed from an ambitious European initiative to an internationally recognised and globally available ecolabel for renewable energy. This has allowed us to make an even greater additional positive impact, year after year. We’re proud of the tangible positive impact we have managed to create, thanks to the interest and …

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First EKOenergy user in Uganda: St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor

Solar energy to power the hospital’s daily operations Consumers have the option to choose EKOenergy worldwide. One method of accessing EKOenergy-labelled electricity involves adding our label to locally-produced solar power. An illustrative case of this is St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor. The hospital operates in Gulu, Uganda, offering services to the most needy without discrimination based …

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