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15 new solar projects in 13 countries, thanks to EKOenergy consumers

EKOenergy provides almost 700,000 € towards fighting energy poverty in 2023 For every MWh of EKOenergy-labelled energy, 0.10 € goes to EKOenergy’s Climate Fund to finance new renewable energy projects in developing countries. All supported projects make a difference in the lives of many by improving access to reliable, clean energy and contribute to the …

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Interview with Anna Wikholm from 3 Kaveria, Finnish ice cream company using EKOenergy

As part of our outreach campaign “EKOappetite”, we promote the use of renewable energy in food processing businesses. We reached out to an existing EKOenergy user, the Finnish ice cream manufacturer 3 Kaveria (“3 Friends”) for an interview to learn more about their motives for using EKOenergy-labelled renewable electricity. Anna Wikholm, the brand manager at …

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EKOenergy’s Ivy Award 2023 goes to Gesternova Energia

EKOenergy-labelled renewables are made available worldwide by authorised sellers. Through our annual EKOenergy awards, we highlight some of the achievements our sellers recorded in the past year.  We are happy to announce that Gesternova has won EKOenergy’s Ivy Award 2023!  Why ivy? Ivy is an evergreen plant that climbs steadily, transforming buildings with its verdant …

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EKOenergy’s Bamboo Award and Oak Award 2023 both go to 3Degrees

EKOenergy-labelled renewables are only made available by our authorised sellers across the world. Through our EKOenergy awards, we highlight the achievements of our sellers annually.  We are happy to announce that this year, 3Degrees has won both EKOenergy’s Bamboo Award and Oak Award!  EKOenergy’s Oak Award is for the company that sold the largest volumes …

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Environmental Fund – Call for proposals 2023

General: Small-scale river restoration projects in Germany and Sweden For each megawatt-hour that is sold and consumed as EKOenergy hydropower, 0.10 € is allocated to EKOenergy’s Environmental Fund. The fund is used to finance river restoration projects. In this call for proposals, the EKOenergy aims to fund 2-3 small-scale river restoration projects in Germany or …

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EKOenergy Awards 2023

Annual EKOenergy Awards Last year, the sold volumes of EKOenergy-labelled renewable energy have risen drastically once again. We’re thankful to energy consumers who choose EKOenergy-labelled energy and above all, to our sellers who make it possible. By offering EKOenergy-labelled energy to their clients, our sellers don’t only contribute to our advocacy work but also help …

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EKOappetite: EKOenergy for the food sector

Annual campaigns to promote renewable energy Users of EKOenergy-labelled energy enable us to set up renewable energy campaigns through which we reach out to energy consumers across the world. Our previous campaigns targeted breweries, the hospitality industry, green buildings, winter sports centres (in cooperation with Protect Our Winters), chocolate manufacturers, and the fashion and beauty …

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SAP and EKOenergy: Partners for a renewable future

Thanks, SAP, for using EKOenergy In a recent article on their website, the German multinational software company SAP explains why the company chooses EKOenergy-labelled renewable electricity: SAP and EKOenergy Partner for a Renewable Future. We take the opportunity to thank SAP for their trust in our non-profit ecolabel and congratulate them on their progress in …

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10 years of EKOenergy, 10 years of multi-faceted climate action

Over the past decade, EKOenergy has evolved from an ambitious European initiative to an internationally recognised and globally available ecolabel for renewable energy across 80 countries on all inhabited continents. 2023 marks the 10th anniversary of the launch of our ecolabel. For this occasion, we published a series of fact sheets highlighting various aspects of …

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The Iliad Group and Engie sign PPA for EKOenergy-labelled solar energy

The Iliad Group is a fast-growing provider of telecommunication services in Europe, with their main activities in France, Italy and Poland. Their operations as a mobile phone service provider include prepaid SIM cards, internet access and hosting services. In early 2021, the Iliad Group started using EKOenergy-labelled electricity to power their activities in France and …

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Renewables for Ukraine

In December 2022, we decided to use 20,000 € from our renewable energy campaign budget to support the World Wind Energy Association’s #renewables4ukraine campaign. The objective of the campaign is to ensure that critical infrastructure in the country has a reliable supply of renewable energy. The campaign aims to cover important civilian needs during wartime …

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10 years of EKOenergy

10 years of climate action In 2013, two small non-profit ecolabels for renewable energy, the Norppa label from Finland and 100% Energia Verde from Italy, amalgamated into an international label called “EKOenergy”. The British National Energy Agency, which had launched the Green Energy Certified label in the UK, also became a supporter of the EKOenergy …

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Solar-powered refrigeration for fishing communities in Kenya

Grants for new renewable energy projects For every MWh of EKOenergy, 0.10 € goes to EKOenergy’s Climate Fund to finance new renewable energy projects in developing countries. All supported projects alleviate energy poverty and contribute to the realisation of multiple Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), such as SDG 2 (zero hunger) and SDG 3 (good health …

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