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RenewablePLUS

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RenewablePLUS is a label for green electricity based on Guarantees of Origin. It features a guaranteed investment either in completely new facilities and/or in expanding existing facilities and/or in environmental measures related to renewable energy production.

RenewablePLUS is climate neutral, which means that all related greenhouse gas emissions are offset by use of emission reduction certificates RenewablePLUS can also be modified and/or expanded to meet the EKOenergy/Green-e/LEED – standards. RenewablePLUS is certified and audited by an independent auditor: the TÜV Rheinland GmbH.

Learn more: RenewablePLUS websiteExternal Site

Conformity assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

Conformity with RenewablePLUS's standard is verified by an independent organization (third party).

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Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

Name

Bischoff & Ditze Energy

Member of

None

Type

For-profit

Also manages

European Green, and HKN NEU100

Organization type: 386461


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Conformity Assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

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  • Organizational details including year established, funding, and governance

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Key data

Year ecolabel est. 2008

Classification | Who, what, where

Product categories this ecolabel applies to
Energy


Where this ecolabel is found
Germany



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Last updated: 26 May 2016