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Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam ticker: LIGHT), a global leader in lighting, has announced the purchase of traceable renewable electricity from Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA’s) Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai. Through collaboration with ECOHZ, Philips Lighting is the first major international company to secure its renewable energy […] Read more …
Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, has announced the purchase of traceable renewable electricity from solar PV in the Gulf region. Through collaboration with ECOHZ, Philips Lighting is the first major international company to secure its renewable energy consumption in the Gulf region using the pioneering International REC Standard. We sat down with Tom […] Read more …
Did you know that advancing women’s equality can add USD 12 trillion to global growth? (McKinsey). WINConference empowers women and will celebrate its 20th anniversary with their annual conference in Oslo 27-29 September 2017. The Global WINConference is the most established forum on leadership and female empowerment in Europe and attracts 700 people annually. We sat […] Read more …
ECOHZ is now the first business customer of the solar energy company Otovo, which delivers locally produced renewable energy in Norway. The Norwegian startup Otovo brought its “Neighbourhood Power” concept to the market last fall. This product guarantees that the electricity a household uses is 100% renewable and local. For the first time, Otovo is […] Read more …
Guarantees of Origin (GOs) are used to track renewable electricity in Europe. Consumers not choosing renewable electricity with GOs will be using a mix (Residual Mix) of renewables, fossil and nuclear. The AIB (Association of Issuing Bodies) has published the European Residual Mix 2016, which has been prepared by Grexel Systems Ltd.  A residual mix is needed for […] Read more …
An OPEN LETTER to Rapporteur for RES Directive Background The use of Guarantees of Origin (GO) and national fuel disclosure to track, document and enable consumer choice of electricity supply, was established by the EU in 2001. The EU strengthened the policy framework in 2009 as part of its “2020 target setting process”. In most […] Read more …
Want to start a career in renewable energy and work in the ECOHZ team? ECOHZ is one of the world’s leading companies of renewable energy certificates and is trading a volume of 55 TWh annually.  The ECOHZ team is located in Oslo, Norway and Nyon, Switzerland and has an international and innovative work environment. Joining the ECOHZ […] Read more …
In our dialogue and discussions with forward-thinking businesses over the last 5 years, we have identified 12 topics that seem to be top of mind among corporates on their road to fulfilling their renewable pledges:      The underlying need, shared by these corporates, is that their chosen alternatives are backed by credible endorsements from […] Read more …
Two years ago, we announced our first ECOHZ GO2 transaction. In today’s fast-moving, impatient, sometimes frantic, society two years may seem like a long time. Not so when establishing new energy infrastructure. And that is what our customers do when they engage with ECOHZ GO2. So, what has happened? Since then, ECOHZ has arranged three […] Read more …
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