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These past few weeks I have attended two conferences, both relative newcomers as for both it was only their second annual edition. Though very different in size, scope and composition, they do have a number of common traits. And probably to no surprise, I find some common take-aways from the two events. Companies vs Climate […] Read more …
EKOenergy is the international ecolabel for renewable energy. One of the characteristic elements of EKOenergy is the Climate Fund. For every MWh of ecolabelled EKOenergy purchased, €0.10 or more is paid into the Climate Fund. These contributions are used to finance renewable energy projects in regions of the developing world facing signicant energy poverty. Experienced […] Read more …
A new report “Making business sense: How RE100 companies have an edge on their peers” was recently published by Capgemini Invent and RE100 – a global initiative for companies committed to 100% renewable electricity led by The Climate Group in partnership with CDP. We spoke with Constant Alarcon, RE100 Campaign Manager at The Climate Group, […] Read more …
ECOHZ is proud to be Platinum Sponsor for the 5th time of the REC Market Meeting (RMM2019), 12 – 13 March 2019 in Amsterdam. The REC Market Meeting is the only global expert meeting on renewable energy markets, with a focus on the demand side of renewable electricity markets around the globe. The conference provides global market […] Read more …
Three companies, ECOHZ, Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (WOCAN), and ACWA Power have partnered to give companies a tool to both mitigate climate change and empower women. ECOHZ provides global renewable energy solutions, WOCAN is an international membership network working towards gender equality, and ACWA Power develops, owns and operates […] Read more …
Tom Lindberg of renewable energy consultancy ECOHZ explains how energy providers can secure an additional income through various schemes governing Guarantees of Origin. Article in PV magazine 07/2018 By using renewable energy, companies can act on new business opportunities, meet expectations from investors, consumers, and authorities, and improve their sustainability ratings. Companies across various industries […] Read more …
A Nordic broker has launched a new product aiming to ensure that renewable energy certificates known as Guarantees of Origin actually lead to additional clean power Article in Foresight 7 September 2018 by Elza Holmstedt Pell   Corporate renewable energy demand is rising, but the effectiveness of buying Guarantees of Origin (GOs), arguably the simplest way for […] Read more …
“Once again we have evidence that renewable energy is becoming increasingly important for households and industries across Europe,” says Tom Lindberg, Managing Director in ECOHZ, commenting on newly issued statistics from the Association of Issuing Bodies (AIB). “Both available supply and market demand continue to grow, as we experience an increasingly healthy and robust market,” […] Read more …
We are pleased to invite European electricity suppliers to our webinar on the market for Guarantees of Origin. The market for electricity from renewable energy sources is growing and many initiatives are taken to stimulate further growth. Why do influential companies like Google, Microsoft, H&M, Philips Lighting, SAP and Unilever commit to 100% renewable power? […] Read more …
RE100 is a global initiative of over 200 influential corporates committed to 100% renewable electricity. Major businesses can join the RE100 initiative organised by The Climate Group and CDP. RE100 companies make a commitment to go ‘100% renewable’ and set a public goal to procure 100% of their electricity from renewable sources by a specified year, but […] Read more …