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Toyota Baltic AS uses EKOenergy-labelled renewable electricity

Toyota and Lexus vehicles importer in all three Baltic countries, Toyota Baltic AS, chose EKOenergy for consumption in their headquarters located in Tallinn, Estonia! We interviewed Marek Maide, General Manager of Toyota Baltic AS Marketing Division, to learn more about Toyota’s sustainability goals, how they see their role in the energy transition and about their …

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Agricultural energy source-to-consumer: The first agro-energy community to use 100% EKOenergy

Founded in 2018, today it includes more than 500 Italian companies Agricultural energy source-to-consumer is the first community of Italian farms using 100% renewable and sustainable EKOenergy-labelled energy. Launched in 2018, thanks to the collaboration between Coldiretti and ForGreen Spa Società Benefit (Benefit Corporation), the project aims to raise awareness about and encourage the spread …

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More solar energy for Nepal, thanks to users of EKOenergy

Earlier this year, EKOenergy and the Siemenpuu Foundation organised a joint call for solar energy projects in Mali, Myanmar and Nepal. We are happy to announce that this process has now resulted in the selection of a first project. Together we are granting 70,000 euro to the project “Solar electrification of a village and promoting …

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EKOenergy awards for our licensees

We’re always thankful to consumers for choosing EKOenergy and above all, to our licensed sellers that make it possible. By offering EKOenergy-labelled energy to consumers and regularly mentioning the EKOenergy ecolabel, the licensees contribute to our growing network of positive energy and help us move closer to a 100% renewable and sustainable future. In order …

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Grants for small scale river restoration projects

For each megawatt-hour sold as EKOenergy hydropower, a contribution of at least 0.10 € (ten cents) is paid to EKOenergy’s Environmental Fund. These contributions are used to finance the implementation of river restoration projects. We are now able to finance 2 to 3 small-scale river projects in Germany, Finland or Sweden. These are the countries …

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I-RECs for renewable electricity tracking in Russia

Sunset in Ulyanovsk, Fortum Earlier this year, the International Renewable Energy Certificate (I-REC) Standard announced the beginning of I-REC issuance in Russia. This long-awaited development is a huge step forwards for energy consumers looking for opportunities to contribute to the energy transition in the country. Serving as a tool to prove the use of 100% …

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First five years

EKOenergy is 5 years old! In February 2013, environmental organisations from 16 European countries launched the first international ecolabel for electricity; the EKOenergy ecolabel. The aim was simple and straightforward: creating an easily recognizable tool to promote sustainable renewable electricity globally. Immediately after the launch, we reached out to energy consumers and sellers in ten …

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EKOenergy, a natural step for sustainable companies

Copade Foundation, Spanish reference in fair trade and responsible forest management promotion, is joining EKOenergy in taking one more step towards sustainability. Since the beginning of 2018, the Development Cooperation NGO has been powered entirely with EKOenergy labelled 100% sustainable electricity. We had the chance to speak with Javier Fernández, Copade’s general director, to see …

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How EKOenergy contributes to the SDGs

Exactly 2 years ago, the Sustainable Development Goals were adopted at the UN Sustainable Development Summit. For those committed to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, EKOenergy is a logical choice. A widely accepted to-do list for the planet On 25 September 2015, the 194 countries of the UN General Assembly adopted the 2030 …

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Athletes for EKOenergy

For some people, it’s easy to dismiss Climate Change as something that is happening far away; it’s melting the ice caps, causing a freak hurricane and floods on a different continent, destroying the Arctic…not directly affecting me!  However, what we must always remember is that the preservation of the environment is intrinsic to everything that …

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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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