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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 …
ECOHZ delivered the position paper “Strengthening the market for renewable electricity in Europe” in Brussels. With a tight schedule, the Guarantees of Origin-message was presented to several members of the European Parliament and the Commison. ECOHZ is advocating the role of Guarantees of Origin in the transformation towards a decarbonized society. Read “Strengthening the market […] Read more …
ECOHZ is now proud to offer its customers renewable electricity from geothermal production, documented with Guarantees of Origin. Geothermal electricity is a renewable and sustainable energy source comparable with better known renewable sources such as hydro, solar, wind and bio. Geothermal electricity generation utilizes the heat from the earth 2-3 kilometers under the ground. Here […] Read more …
The International Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exhibition in Barcelona, from the 17th to the 20th of November. Visit the ECOHZ stand at the Norwegian pavillion. Hall P1, Stand #B150. Created by World Electric Vehicle Association (WEVA) in 1964, the EVS is widely recognized as the premier global forum for the electric transport industry, which showcases […] Read more …
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