ECOHZ offers global renewable energy solutions to businesses, organisations and electricity providers – providing renewable electricity, from a wide range of sources, regions and qualities. Renewable electricity is documented by Guarantees of Origin in Europe, RECs in North America and International RECs (I-RECs) in a growing number of countries in Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America. ECOHZ also provides an innovative additionality solution - GO² - combining renewable energy purchases with the financing and building of new renewable power generation. Companies choosing documented renewable energy can reduce their carbon footprint and improve their sustainability ratings. ECOHZ is among the leading independent suppliers in Europe and has offices in Norway and Switzerland. ECOHZ endeavours to play an active role in the current energy transition through its vision of “changing energy behaviour”. Visit www.ecohz.com
Statkraft is a leading company in hydropower internationally and Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy. The Group produces hydropower, wind power, gas-fired power and district heating and is a global player in energy market operations. Statkraft’s Global Environmental Markets team, based in Amsterdam, has been active in different renewable and carbon certificate markets since 2001. Visit www.statkraft.com
Agder Energi is located in the southernmost region of Norway (Agder). The company is owned by Norwegian public institutions and operates 48 hydroelectric plants with an average annual power generation of about 7.8 TWh. Installed capacity, encompassing both run of the river and reservoir facilities throughout the major waterways of Agder, exceeds 1700 MW. Visit www.ae.no/ renewables
Nvalue is an independent energy origination house providing municipalities and electricity distributors the best possible access to renewable energy and green power certificates. We operate throughout Europe from our operational offices in Agno (Lugano area) and Wollerau (Zurich area). Our business development activities in emerging markets are followed up by Nvalue Energia, a subsidiary company to Nvalue, operating in the South – Eastern European Markets and based in Sofia (Bulgaria). Nvalue is a flexible, dynamic and reliable market player in the environmental markets. For more information visit www.nvalue.ch.
With long-standing experience as an expert provider of carbon neutral and green energy services, First Climate supports private and public sector clients all over the world, including many RE100 signatories, to achieve their sustainability goals. We provide tailored services to develop and implement global renewable energy procurement strategies which meet CDP requirements and the GHG Protocol guidelines. Visit www.firstclimate.com
Fortum is a leading clean-energy company that provides its customers with electricity, heating and cooling as well as smart solutions to improve resource efficiency. We want to engage our customers and society to join the change for a cleaner world. We employ some 9,000 professionals in the Nordic and Baltic countries, Russia, Poland and India, and 62% of our electricity generation is CO2 free. Our offerings include electricity from different renewable sources tracked with GOs and additional eco labels . We also offer trading and management expertise on GOs. Visit Fortum here.
Greenfact is the leading market intelligence company with focus on the renewable energy market providing business intelligence for Green Certificates (in the Nordics and Europe). Greenfact combines 7 years of experience in the Guarantees of Origin markets with the latest developments and updates via analysts, consultancy, and a Web Service (platform). The platform offers access to GoO price data and statistics, GoO price forecasts, political and legal updates and reviews, as well as facts and figures for all the EU/EEA countries, making Greenfact your go-to platform. For more information, visit us at www.greenfact.com and follow us on LinkedIn
The AIB guarantees the origin of European energy by using and promoting the European Energy Certificate System - EECS – which ensures the reliable operation of international certificate schemes - and operates the inter-registry communications Hub. The AIB’s members are Europe’s energy certificate system administrators, the competent bodies for guarantees of origin – usually transmission system operators, electricity regulators and energy market operators, or the service organisations that administer energy certificate systems on their behalf. Visit www.aib-net.org
EKOenergy is the international non-profit ecolabel for renewable energy. In addition to being 100% renewable, energy sold with the EKOenergy ecolabel fulfills extra sustainability criteria and raises funds for new renewable energy projects. EKOenergy was launched in 2013 in Northern Europe and is now gradually increasing its global reach. Visit www.ekoenergy.org for more information
The International REC Standard is a non-profit organization that provides a robust attribute tracking systems around the world. This standard requires local stakeholders and government authorities to facilitate national implementation in adherence with local or national regulations. Based upon the I-REC Standard codes and associated documents – the blueprints for the attribute tracking system – l-REC independent issuers are able to implement robust and transparent attribute tracking systems, ensuring the highest quality systems and adherence to best practices for the avoidance of double counting, double certificate issuance and double attribute claiming. The I-REC Standard governing board regulates the use of the I-REC code and associated documents. Visit www.irecstandard.org for more information.