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The International Union of Railways (UIC) will in a report which is expected to be presented this fall, recommend that Guarantees of Origin can be used by the railway companies in reporting and as an instrument to reduce emissions of CO2. Presentation of the GO² concept was well received and the product can become an […] Read more …
Under the new EU directive on disclosure of non-financial information, companies may choose to report on their renewable energy use using Guarantees of Origin. Ingrid Kylstad at the EU affairs consultancy The Brussels Office examines the directive and its implications for transparency. CSR is gaining in importance. For customer-oriented businesses and for companies tendering for […] Read more …
ECOHZ and CDP have signed a partnership on a new solution that effectively allows enterprises to track their renewable power consumption and at the same time contribute to developing new renewable generation – put simply, to produce as much as they use. CDP is an international NGO that works with investors, companies, and governments to […] Read more …
The new guidance is developed by The Greenhouse Gas protocol Initiative (GHG) and describes how to account and report emissions related to use of electricity. The standard has been developed over several years through consultations with a number of stakeholders and it is expected that the final document will be published this summer. The present […] Read more …
ECOHZ is platinum sponsor of the RECS Market Meeting, meet us in Düsseldorf, Germany on the 18th and 19th of March. The RECS Market Meeting is an annual event, the fourth edition will take place in the Intercontinental Hotel in Düsseldorf, Germany. The RECS Market Meeting is organized under the auspices of RECS International. Read […] Read more …
The demand for renewable electricity documented with Guarantees of Origin (GO) continues to increase in Europe. According to newly published statistics from AIB (Association of Issuing Bodies) the aggregate demand for renewable Guarantees of Origin after the third quarter of 2013 is 198 TWh. This is well above comparable figures from the third quarter of […] Read more …
On the 24th of September ECOHZ organised an open public hearing at the European Parliament in Brussels. The Hearing was hosted by MEP Claude Turmes, European Parliament Rapporteur for renewable energy. MEP Turmes, MEP Fiona Hall, Tom Lindberg from ECOHZ and Pedro Faria from CDP discussed how Guarantees of Origin has developed into a mechanism important […] Read more …
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 …