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Bioenergy criteria public consultation 2020

Review of EKOenergy’s criteria for bioenergy – public consultation Background EKOenergy’s current criteria for electricity for bioenergy were approved in 2013. They deal with 3 main aspects: The efficiency of the production processes (use in cogeneration) The sustainability of the origin of the biomass. We only accept residues and specific types of woody biomass. We …

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EKOenergy rowing event on the only free flowing branch of Kemijoki

Let’s talk about hydropower

One of the reasons why we have launched the EKOenergy ecolabel is to help consumers identify and choose the most environmentally friendly renewable energy products available. As a nature conservation NGO, our priority regarding renewable energy is, of course, its sustainability and impact on biodiversity. Hydropower unfortunately still makes up the majority of renewable energy …

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Ecolabels increase environmental awareness

Eko-etiketlerin yenilenebilir enerji piyasasına getirdikleri

Bu yazımızda eko-etiketlerin rolünden, ürün ve marka isimlerinin neden eko-etiketlerle karıştırılmaması gerektiğinden ve kamu kuruluşlarıyla sivil toplumun enerji tüketicilerini desteklemek için neler yapabileceğinden bahsettik.

EKOenergy has contributed to projects alleviating energy poverty in developing countries, reached 1 million euros in 2020

Temiz enerji projeleri için 1 milyon avro

BM’nin Sürdürülebilir Kalkınma Amaçları’na temiz enerji projeleriyle 2015 yılından itibaren yaptığımız katkı, 47. projemizle beraber 1,000,000 €’yu geçti.

L’Arbre à Café roasts their coffees with EKOenergy-labelled renewable gas

L’Arbre à Café is a coffee roastery that imports its specialty coffees directly from farmers and does the roasting in Paris using EKOenergy-labelled gas. L’Arbre à Café‘s coffees come from sustainable, regenerative agriculture and diversified forests, and are sold online and in its two Parisian shops. We asked Hippolyte Courty, founder of L’Arbre à Café, …

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40 kW of solar for street children in Nairobi

Fighting energy poverty All consumers of EKOenergy-labelled energy contribute to EKOenergy’s Climate Fund. Through our Climate Fund, we finance renewable energy projects in developing countries. This way, EKOenergy helps tackle energy poverty and contributes to the realisation of multiple Sustainable Development Goals. Earlier this year, we organised an open call for projects and with the …

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Two new Climate Fund projects in Nepal

Enabling the uptake of solar energy in Nepal All consumers of EKOenergy-labelled energy contribute to EKOenergy’s Climate Fund. Through our Climate Fund, we finance renewable energy projects in developing countries. This way, EKOenergy helps tackle energy poverty and contributes to the realisation of multiple Sustainable Development Goals. Earlier this year, we organised an open call …

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EKOenergy co-finances 4 solar energy projects in Mali

Thanks to consumers of EKOenergy-labelled energy, EKOenergy’s Climate Fund supports renewable energy projects in developing countries. These initiatives focus on realising the UN Sustainable Development Goals. We have now decided to grant 45,000 € from our Climate Fund to 4 more projects, these 4 being solar energy projects in Mali. The new projects have been …

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Toyota Baltık AS, EKOenerji etiketli yenilenebilir elektrik kullanıyor

Üç Baltık ülkesinin Toyota ve Lexus ithalatçısı Toyota Baltık AS, Estonya’nın Tallinn şehrinde bulunan merkezlerinde EKOenerji eko-etiketli elektrik kullanmaya başladı. Toyota Baltık AS’nin pazarlama departmanı genel müdürü Marek Maide’yle yaptığımız röportajda ona Toyota’nın sürdürülebilirlik hedeflerini, yenilenebilirlere geçişteki rollerini nasıl gördüklerini ve nasıl EKOenerji eko-etiketli, %100 yenilenebilir elektrik kullanmaya başladıklarını sorduk. Tebrikler ve EKOenerji etiketli elektrik …

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EKOenergy’s Bamboo Award 2020 goes to Nordic Green Energy Sweden

We’re always thankful to all our licensed sellers for offering EKOenergy-labelled energy all around the world. As we earlier announced, we have decided to highlight our licensees’ efforts digitally and to celebrate their work on our social media platforms. We proudly announce that this year’s EKOenergy Bamboo Award goes to Nordic Green Energy Sweden! What …

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EKOenergy’s Ivy Award 2020 goes to ForGreen!

We’re always thankful to all our licensed sellers for offering EKOenergy-labelled energy all around the world. As we earlier announced, we have decided to highlight EKOenergy licensees’ efforts digitally and to celebrate their work on our social media platforms. We proudly announce that this year’s EKOenergy Ivy Award goes to ForGreen, the Italian energy supplier …

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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 start an environmentally friendly product …

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