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ECOHZ is proud to deliver EKOenergy labeled Guarantees of Origin for the LEED standard. LEED is a green building tool that addresses the entire building lifecycle recognizing best-in-class building strategies. LEED, or Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, is transforming the way we think about how our buildings and communities are designed, constructed, maintained and […] Read more …
In ECOHZ we strongly believe that market based mechanisms can and will play important roles in building a future renewable energy framework in Europe. This week ECOHZ provided its contribution to the European Commission’s public consultation on a 2030 framework for climate and energy policies. Read the Green Paper 2030 response. Read more …
ECOHZ is proud to announce that Jottacloud has chosen ECOHZ to make sure that their servers are running on renewable energy. The cloud-service Jottacloud, allowing you to share, sync, and back-up your files, have chosen to have their servers powered by EKOenergy – the pan-European eco-label for renewable power. Jottacloud’s servers now run on hydropower that […] Read more …
ECOHZ participated in the final conference on the project Reliable Disclosure Systems in Europe (Re-DISS) which was held in September in Brussels. The aim of the project was to reduce the double counting of energy issued with GO and to improve the information to European consumers of electricity regarding the origin of the electricity they are […] Read more …
When people ask Christin Oldebraaten (39) where she comes from, she answers: the village of Mitandi in the Rwenzori mountains of Uganda. ”That normally triggers their interest”, says Christin, who spends her spare time raising funds for development projects in the area. July 2002: Christin asks the driver to let her out below the village. […] Read more …
This is what the Belgian NGO Natuurpunt’s Luc Daniels says about EKOenergy. Why is EKOenergy important for Natuurpunt? Natuurpunt is the main Belgian nature conservation organization. We are well known for our dense network of nature areas, and for our focus on participation and cooperation. We want to give everybody the opportunity to contribute to […] Read more …
This is what EKOenergy’s spokesperson Steven Vanholme says about the EKOenergy launch: Why is EKOenergy launched? EKOenergy exists because there is a demand from the consumer side. Most of the green consumers want to make a difference, but not everybody has time to check if his or her choice really changes something. For these consumers […] Read more …
Recently, a network of European environmental NGOs launched the EKOenergy label, the first pan-European label for renewable electricity. ECOHZ is now the first company licensed to bring EKOenergy to the European market. A network of European environmental NGOs has created the EKOenergy label. The objective of the label is to help consumers find their way […] Read more …
The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) on February 15th published their up-dated guidance to companies for Scope 2 emissions reporting. Scope 2 are CO2 emissions associated with the company’s electricity consumption. CDP has in this new guidance formalised clear recommendations when reporting to the CDP core climate change accounting. This is an important reporting and disclosure […] Read more …