Renewable energy solutions

ECOHZ offers a wide range of renewable energy solutions. You can choose to be either energy neutral or energy positive. We support you in the entire process, and help you choose, implement and document your energy behaviour.

Find your level of engagement

Energy neutral

Consume clean renewable energy and reduce your carbon footprint. Secure documentation, which guarantees the origin of your energy and ensures a COneutral consumption, compliant with the Greenhouse Gas Protocol Scope 2 Guidance.

Energy positive

Create new renewable energy while consuming renewable energy. Increase your impact by choosing a solution with additionality. This ensures that more renewable energy will be produced as a direct result of your renewable energy consumption. It enables you to produce more energy than you use.

Find your level of engagement

Energy neutral

Documentation that guarantees the origin of the renewable energy you consume. ECOHZ will work with you to find the right short-term or long-term solution that fits your needs and meets the requirements of the Greenhouse Gas Protocol Scope 2 Guidance.

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Reduce your CO₂ footprint

Consume renewable energy. ECOHZ can document the origin of your energy consumption globally with Guarantees of Origin in Europe, RECs in North America and I-RECs in a growing number of countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America.
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Meet an environmental standard of your choice

Consume renewable energy meeting requirements of specific standards or ecolabels. Buy Guarantees of Origin from power plants that meet stricter environmental standards and are verified by an external auditor. Choose between national or international ecolabels and standards, document the age and type of the power plant, technology and unique operational focus, and raise funds for renewable energy projects.

EKOenergy

International ecolabel for renewable electricity with strict criteria for environmental impact, and that directs funds to new renewable energy projects

OK POWER

German ecolabel for renewable electricity from new or upgraded power plants

TÜV SÜD – EE01

German ecolabel for renewable electricity from new power plants, with a mix of technologies and fund allocation

Bra Miljöval

Swedish ecolabel with strict environmental criteria

Naturemade Star

Swiss ecolabel with strict environmental criteria

LEED

Global standard for design, construction and operation of high-performance green buildings

BREEAM

European environmental building standard for the construction industry
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Customise to fit your specific needs

Consume renewable energy with specific characteristics. ECOHZ provides access to a comprehensive portfolio of more than 200 power plants, located across five continents. This enables you to choose specific power plants with distinct characteristics, including choice of technology, location, age, size, and owner profile.

Energy positive

Create renewable energy while consuming renewable energy. Choose between solutions that embrace the idea of “additionality” and offer different degrees of exclusivity. ECOHZ offers different Energy Positive solutions with special focus on the new, innovative finance mechanism GO2. ECOHZ will work with you to define the strategy and find the solution that differentiates you in your marketplace.

GO2

ECOHZ has developed a new, innovative concept called GO2 that combines the purchase of renewable energy with Guarantees of Origin (GO) with top financing to named renewable projects, GO2 is accessible, low risk entry for companies to engage and quickly unlock renewable energy projects and bring more renewable energy to the grid. GO2 enables additionality and compelling engagement levels both within GO2 United and GO2 Signature solutions.

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Sign up for a basic level of additionality

Enable additional contributions to renewable energy production.

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GO Investment Confirmation

Buy Guarantees of Origin from 100% renewable energy sources with an investment confirmation from the owner. The owner’s income from the sales drives on-going capital investment programmes. This leads to additional investments in renewable energy production.

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Show sustainability engagement through combined commitment

Contribute directly to the building of dedicated energy projects in cooperation with others. ECOHZ offers with GO2 United a solution, focusing on a collective, direct financing of renewable energy projects.

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GO² United

Team up for a sustainable future and contribute to the creation of new renewable capacity. Buy Guarantees of Origin with a documented contribution to a non-profit foundation and directly fund new renewable projects with others.

Exclusive

Use energy behaviour to differentiate yourself

Contribute directly to the building of dedicated and exclusive energy projects with your signature. ECOHZ offers three different exclusive solutions.

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GO² Signature

Finance your exclusive renewable energy project and add new capacity to the grid. GO2 Signature represents a low complexity high impact alternative to take on building a new renewable power plant.

Certificate Purchase Agreement

Certificate Purchase Agreement (CPA)

Buy Guarantees of Origin for a fixed price over several years from a planned renewable energy project. Certificate Purchase Agreement contributes directly to the project funding. By committing long term to a Guarantees of Origin purchase, you will help funding a specific project.

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Power Purchase Agreement (PPA)

Buy electricity under a long-term PPA directly from an independent power producer and invest yourself in renewable generation assets. ECOHZ helps you choose, implement and document PPAs that support exclusive energy behaviour strategies.

GO2 projects

The projects built on the unique GO2 solution, are available both for co-op and exclusive implementation. They offer exceptional possibilities to make a strong and a unique statement about your commitment to sustainability.

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A small hydro power plant on a goat farm in Norway.

Kroka II

Kroka II is a small hydropower plant where Vikings lived in Norway.

Complimentary sustainability solutions

Carbon offsets

Businesses can compensate for their emissions, meet their carbon reduction goals and support the move to a low carbon economy by delivering carbon-finance to essential renewable energy and forestry projects around the world. Carbon finance enables businesses to buy carbon credits and offset their emissions.

Carbon offsets

Water Benefit Certificates

Our world is facing a mounting global water crisis. Increased industrial consumption and contamination is depleting our most valuable resource. Lack of access to safe and clean water is increasing inequality. Businesses can meet their water stewardship commitments by buying Water Benefit Certificates.

Water Benefit Certificates