Labels and standards

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

EKOenergy
EKOenergy is an international ecolabel for electricity. Electricity sold with EKOenergy fulfils strict environmental criteria and raises funds for new renewable energy projects. The ecolabel is a not-for-profit initiative of the EKOenergy Network, a group of more than 40 environmental organisations from more than 30 countries. EKOenergy is recognised by the Greenhouse Gas Protocol, CDP […] Read more …

OK POWER

OK POWER is a German ecolabel promoting energy from new power plants and is based on renewable energy documented by Guarantees of Origin. It promotes the use of new renewable power plants, the investment in them and contributions to the energy revolution. OK POWER is managed by the Hamburg Institut. Buying Guarantees of Origin with this […] Read more …

TÜV SÜD – EE01

TÜV SÜD – EE01 is a German ecolabel that promotes the use of new power plants, a mix of technologies and payments to support funds. TÜV Süd manages the ecolabel. Buying Guarantees of Origin with this ecolabel guarantees that the renewable energy adheres to the ecolabel’s requirements. Focus areas Electricity products eligible for TÜV Süd […] Read more …

Bra Miljöval

Bra Miljöval
Bra Miljöval (Good Environmental Choice) is a Swedish ecolabel with strict criteria for environmental protection of power plant operations. The Swedish ecolabel was established in 2002 and is managed by Svenska Naturskyddsföreningen (The Swedish Society for Nature Conservation). Buying Guarantees of Origin with this ecolabel guarantees that the renewable energy adheres to the ecolabel’s requirements. […] Read more …

Naturemade Star

Naturemade Star
Naturemade Star is a Swiss privately initiated quality ecolabel for environmental and ecologically produced energy with a commitment to ecological improvements. For more than ten years, this ecolabel has been awarded to power plants following thorough inspection by the Association for Environmentally Sound Energy (VUE). WWF, Pro Natura and Konsumentenforum Schweiz support Naturemade Star. Buying […] Read more …

Green-e Energy

Green-e is North America’s leading certification program for renewable energy.  Green-e makes it easy for businesses to purchase verified clean energy. ECOHZ offers Green-e Energy certified RECs across North America. These certificates can be purchased by corporates looking to address Scope 2 emissions with a 100% renewable energy claim. Green-e is recommended or required in […] Read more …

LEED

LEED
LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rates the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings, homes and neighbourhoods. The U.S. Green Building Council developed and manages LEED. The global standard is increasingly popular in Europe and the National Green Building Councils oversee the implementation of LEED in Europe. The European versions of […] Read more …

BREEAM

BREEAM
BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method) is an environmental standard for the construction industry in Europe, owned by BRE Global Ltd. It was developed in the UK and the ecolabel was first launched in 1990, making it the world’s oldest environmental building standard. The BREEAM assessment evaluates the procurement, design, construction and operation of […] Read more …