Part of the European Innovation Council (EIC), the GHG initiative entails solidifying the phrase “climate action is a business case” and aiming to lower the carbon footprint of Europe’s most innovative startups and scaleups in conjunction with Europe’s largest community of innovators and researchers. With that in mind, if greening the future is something that you want to be part of, you’ve come to the right place. So, save the date: on September 29, 2021, from 10:00 to 11:30 (CEST), we’ll host a webinar to explore the most important aspects and benefits of green electricity and how it can impact the planet positively. 


Applications are open until September 22, 2021 (first come, first served). 

Apply here!


The EIC GHG programme offers EIC beneficiaries the chance to assess, track and reduce their carbon footprint. How is this related to Green Electricity? Well, green electricity means electricity produced from renewable sources such as wind, solar, water, geothermal or biomass. These have a much lower environmental impact than fossil fuels like coal and gas. Which translates into lower greenhouse gas emissions. Hence why they're referred to as renewable energy sources because they don't consume limited resources or harm the environment. 


Because having a better grasp of these concepts and how you can benefit from them is something of great importance with each passing day, the EIC GHG programme entails several different aspects, including co-creation activities with partners & peers, a dedicated GHG tool to help you quantify and measure your carbon footprint and monthly webinars - such as this one - and other specific resources to further support you with dedicated mitigation measures. 


Take note: happening on September 29, 2021, from 10:00 to 11:30 (CEST), this webinar will give you an insight on all things green electricity-related, meant for everyone who wants to stay ahead of the green curve. 


With limited places, the applications are on a first-come, first-served basis. Best not wait long and join the EIC on this journey towards a greener Europe. 


What to expect? 

  1. Timing: 10h00 11h30 CEST (45 min of presentation & 45 min of Q&A) 

  2. Agenda (subject to change): 

Introduction & Context 

  • Electricity and carbon impact: magnitude of the impact, variability according to the production means and thus the countries 
  • 2 ways of accounting: location-based vs market-based 


Green electricity 

  • What is the business case behind? 
  • Why green electricity is key in your climate journey? 
  • Current initiatives directly and indirectly related to Green electricity among companies (RE100, SBT,…) 
  • What could be your “Green Electricity” journey? 


Different solutions with different impacts (Green tariff, EACs, Corporate PPAs, Onsite renewables,…) 

  • Description of the mechanism and pros&cons related to each solution 


About the EIC Business Acceleration Services  

This opportunity is brought to you by the EIC Business Acceleration Services. To explore other opportunities to connect with the largest corporates in Europe, keep an eye on our events page.   


About the EIC GHG Programme  

With the EIC GHG programme, part of the Business Acceleration Services, the EIC offers its beneficiaries the support and expertise needed to assess, track and efficiently reduce their carbon footprint through the use of a dedicated GHG tool, monthly webinars and further resources.  

In addition, co-creation activities with corporates, industrial associations, regions in carbon transition and other EIC beneficiaries are planned. More information on the EIC GHG programme can be found here.  


Need help?  

For additional information, please refer to our helpdesk (please choose 'EIC GHG Webinar: Green Electricity’ as the subject). 



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