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Flow Festival uses EKOenergy labelled grid electricity

Flow Festival is one of the world’s first carbon-neutral music and arts boutique festival. This year’s festival will take place on 10-12 August 2018, in Helsinki, Finland. All grid-electricity used at “Nordic countries’ coolest music festival” is ecolabelled by EKOenergy. Called “A fairytale come true” by Clash Magazine in the UK. The festival’s overall carbon …

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Welcome to RE-Source, the biggest renewable energy sourcing event in Europe

EKOenergy is a proud Association Partner of this year’s RE-Source Event, a conference focusing on the latest evolutions with regard to sourcing of renewable energy in general and PPAs (Power Purchase Agreements) in particular. It is a must-attend gathering for all stakeholders interested in these issues. RE-Source 2018 takes place in Amsterdam, on 21 and …

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While coping with the heatwaves, we should act to reverse them

July 2018 has been the hottest July ever registered in several areas of the northern hemisphere, bringing with it abnormal droughts, high wildfire risk and devastating sudden precipitation. The record temperatures of the past were beaten in the US, Canada, Japan and different countries of northern Europe – with even 10°C difference between the first …

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Caring for the environment is caring for your own health

Every year an increasing amount of individuals start to pay more attention to their consuming habits as well as be more aware of the direct impact these routines can have on the world and their lives. The so-called LOHAS (lifestyle of health and sustainability) consumers search for something extra in their purchases, especially valuing honesty, …

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Finnish beverage company Olvi uses EKOenergy

Olvi, a Finnish beverage company active since 1878, uses EKOenergy-labelled electricity for all of their own brands in Finland. “With our example, Olvi wants to help consumers make sustainable energy solutions in their own lives and also encourage others to switch to environmentally friendly electricity,” says Olli Heikkilä, Marketing Director at Olvi. See more about …

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Solar power for Bethlehem

Palestine is facing several major difficulties when it comes to electrical power. High electricity prices and power outages particularly affect low-income households. While many countries worldwide are promoting the use of renewables, Palestine has limited access to sustainable energy sources and general awareness of these technologies is low. EKOenergy is promoting renewable energy worldwide, not …

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Every day is Earth Day

22 April is Earth Day. For 2018, the Earth Day theme is “End Plastic Pollution”. Anna Kokareva, from EKOenergy, reflects about how this theme is in several ways linked to EKOenergy’s daily work. Plastic and its many applications have completely transformed the way we live. We are surrounded by plastic in our everyday life: at …

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EKOenergy and ForGreen: 2 years of sustainability

Two years ago, the Italian energy supplier ForGreen signed the EKOenergy License Agreement, taking a decisive step towards renewable energy revolution in Italy. In two short years, our collaboration has spawned many successes, from 100% renewable beer to eco-friendly energy co-operatives. This was possible, among other things, thanks to our shared values and aims. First, …

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European decisionmakers, let’s keep things simple and sure!

More and more consumers are committing to 100% renewable electricity. The companies of the RE100 Coalition are the best-known example. The RE-source Platform, which unites companies interested in renewable PPAs, is also growing fast, and much more is happening on the international, national and local levels. To encourage more companies to commit and to speed …

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