Sponsors

Platinum sponsor

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, Latin America and Africa. 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

 

Gold sponsor

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. Statkraft has a strong track record in trading compliance and voluntary instruments, developing innovative OTC products and participating in the international offset and attribute tracking schemes. Visit www.statkraft.com

 

Meeting sponsors

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. We are currently building and projecting several hundred GWh of new hydro power and onshore wind production. Agder Energi supplies renewable source wholesale products and Guarantees of Origin to a wide range of European markets. Visit www.ae.no/renewables

DLA Piper is a leading global law firm with lawyers located in more than 30 countries throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East. We provide practical and innovative legal advice and solutions that help our clients succeed. Energy is one of our core advisory areas. We have been on the forefront of numerous conventional and renewable energy projects. We are well regarded for our energy trading and regulatory advice and are advisors to a number of industry organisations for standard documentation and regulatory practices. Visit www.dlapiper.com

 

Luxembourg’s main energy supplier is Enovos, which also operates in Germany, Belgium and France. Its mission is to provide electricity, natural gas and renewable energies to a wide range of customers including industrial clients, SMEs and private households. Enovos is actively engaged in the domains of eco-mobility, energy efficiency, smart applications, distributed energy services and renewable services.

 

South Pole Group (SPG) is a leading provider of global sustainability solutions that help public and private actors develop climate proven policies and strategies. South Pole Group creates value for its clients by facilitating investments in renewable energy projects and providing companies with tailored, high-quality Renewable Energy Certificates and Guarantees of Origin to prove their renewable energy consumption and commitment to changing energy behavior. With a local presence in 16 offices across the globe, South Pole Group’s team consists of over 150 passionate climate professionals. For more information, visit thesouthpolegroup.com or follow the company @southpolegroup.

 

Greenfact is an intelligence web-platform and analytical tool for the renewable energy market with a unique focus on Guarantees of Origin. Greenfact combines 7 years of experience in the GOs market with the latest developments and updates on the whole sector. The platform offers access to GO price data and statistics, GO 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 all things renewable. For more information, visit us at www.greenfact.com or follow us on Twitter.

 

Supporting Associations

 

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

    The European Federation of Energy Traders (EFET) promotes competition, transparency and open access in the European energy sector. We build trust in power and gas markets across Europe, so that they may underpin a sustainable and secure energy supply and a competitive economy. We do this by:
•           Working to improve the functionality and design of European gas, electricity and associated markets for the benefit of the overall economy, society and especially end consumers.
•           Developing and maintaining standard wholesale supply contracts and standardising related transaction and business processes.
•           Facilitating debate amongst TSOs, regulators, policy makers, traders and others in the value chain about the future of the European energy market.
We represent more than 100 member companies, active in over 27 European countries. Visit www.efet.org

     Green-e is a global certification standard and program for renewable energy buyers and sellers.  A service of U.S.-based NGO, Center for Resource Solutions, the Green-e Energy Framework and Regional Standards, developed through an independent stakeholder process, drive the growth of new wind, solar, geothermal and other zero- or low-emission resources in the voluntary market. Green-e certified renewable electricity products provide added value when complimented by government recognition and tracking-system registration.  Buyer protections include risk abatement, verification of ownership and marketing claims, and local regulatory compliance.  Many members of the RE100 and BRC choose Green-e certified products. Find out more at www.green-e.org

 The International REC Standard is a non-profit organization that has been tasked with providing robust attribute tracking systems around the world. This standard requires local stakeholders and government authorities, wherever possible, 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

      RE100 is a global, collaborative initiative of influential businesses committed to 100% renewable electricity, working to massively increase demand for – and delivery of – renewable energy. This will accelerate the transformation of the global energy market and aid the transition to a low carbon economy. RE100 shares the compelling business case for renewables and showcases business action, while working with others to address barriers and develop transparent reporting mechanisms. RE100 members have operations around the world and span a wide range of sectors from telecommunications and financial services to vehicle and cement manufacturing. RE100 is brought to you by The Climate Group in partnership with CDP, as part of the We Mean Business coalition. Visit www.RE100.org

 

      VEMW (Vereniging voor Energie, Milieu en Water), is the knowledge center and interest group for non-domestic energy and water consumers in The Netherlands. Representing a diversified group of over 400 organizations from industry, commercial services, transport and healthcare sector and government, VEMW’s mission is to create optimal conditions for the consumption of energy and water. In addition to lobbying, our activities include an annual energy procurement cost benchmark, various electronic and printed newsletters, an energy introductory course and over 50 meetings and seminars for members.