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We are “Sustainability Project 2017”

The German Council for Sustainable Development has granted us the quality label “Sustainability Project 2017”. This is a renowned distinction for projects contributing towards the Sustainable Development Goals. These goals include “affordable and clean energy” and “climate action”. EKOenergy is one of 3 selected international projects. Also, 64 German projects got the award. We are …

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Размножение сайменской нерпы под угрозой из-за изменения климата

Серое туманное январское субботнее утро на финском озере Саймаа. На улице +5 C, с ноября зима так и не показала себя, поэтому вместо снежного покрова каждый новый день встречает нас дождём или, в лучшем случае, дождём со снегом. На улице высокая влажность, а температуры остаются близкими к нулю. Мы уже привыкли слышать новости о таянии …

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Helen starts selling EKOenergy

Helen, an energy company with nearly 400 000 customers throughout Finland, is to offer EKOenergy to trailblazer corporate customers from early 2017. More specifically, Helen will sell wind power produced in the Nordic countries. “When purchasing hydro-, wind-, or bioenergy through Helen, the consumer is given a guarantee as to the origin of their electricity. …

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L’Oréal in Russia: Producing with EKOenergy

Little by little, EKOenergy is finding its way to Russia too. Local renewable energy transactions are still difficult, but we are confident that this will change in the near future. The electricity market authorities have understood the growing demand for renewable electricity and will respond to it. EKOenergy is playing an important role in providing …

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Green Key and EKOenergy enter a collaboration agreement

Green Key is a prestigious eco-label for the tourism and hospitality industry with criteria dealing with environmental management, corporate social responsibility and awareness-raising. Green Key is currently awarded to more than 2,500 establishments in 53 countries. The programme is run by the international charity, Foundation for Environmental Education. EKOenergy is a non-profit organisation specialised in …

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Slush: Chooses EKOenergy!

Slush, the biggest startup and tech event in Northern Europe, switches to EKOenergy. Having started out as a humble gathering of techies and investors, Slush is now a true titan of an event, with some 17.000 visitors and thousands of companies present from all over the world. In 2016, breaks new ground in using EKOenergy-certified …

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ЭКОэнергия помогает сохранить жемчужины финской природы

Финская Ассоциация Охраны Природы (ФАОП) составила список “100 Жемчужин Финской Природы”, чтобы отпраздновать 100 летний юбилей независимости Финляндии. В число “100 Жемчужин” входят природные объекты национального значения находящиеся под угрозой, которые ФАОП желает сохранить для будущих поколений. Среди “Жемчужин Природы” отмечено несколько экосистем, в поддержание которых свой вклад внесла ЭКОэнергия. Наш Фонд Окружающей Среды выделил …

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100% renewable is the solution

Global leaders from government, business and the UN gathered for a high-level meeting at COP22 to call for a transition to 100% renewable energy worldwide to achieve the climate goals of the Paris Agreement. The meeting was hosted by the Moroccan Presidency of COP22 and the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF), a coalition of 47 governments, to assess …

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Helsinki Reuse Centre: Switching to EKOenergy

Kierrätyskeskus, the leading recycling centre in Finland, now uses EKOenergy! Ville Heinilä, Kierratuskeskus’s environmental specialist, explains that for their corporate strategy buying sustainable renewable EKOenergy certified electricity is the obvious choice – “we should have done it sooner! It is important for us to act as we preach” “Kierratuskeskus aspires to be a leader in …

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EKOenergy wins award at GoodFestival

GoodFestival is an international event in Lausanne, Switzerland. Its objective is to celebrate sustainable innovation throughout the world. It represents a unique multidisciplinary platform of researchers, entrepreneurs and innovators of various horizons with a similar state of mind and all united around the same objective: build a better world. The festival is a coproduction of …

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Protect Our Winters!

Enni Rukajärvi and Protect Our Winters ask Finns to switch to EKOenergy Protect Our Winters (POW) Finland is launching a campaign bearing its name in an effort to get Finnish downhill skiers and ski resorts aboard in the fight against climate change by switching to EKOenergy-certified renewable electricity.  The face of the campaign is snowboarder …

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