Guides, resources and events

Guide: Leitfaden für die umweltverträgliche Gestaltung von Open-Air-Veranstaltungen; section on Energy and Climate Change (Sounds for Nature, Germany, 2013)
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GreenEvents Europe Conference: a 2-day conference in Germany organised by Sounds for Nature and Bonn Promotion Dept mainly examining environmental sustainability for outdoor events and festivals. Conference reports from previous editions are also available for download from the website.

Green Club Index website: contains many best practice case studies based on the experiences of clubs and venues taking part in the Green Club Index.



Awards and certifications

Green Club Label: developed by the Green Music Initiative in cooperation with the EnergyAgency.NRW, this is a low-threshold award for nightclubs in recognition for their ongoing efforts on climate protection and energy efficiency.

Sounds for Nature Seal: for festivals, who must hand in a declaration of commitment according to the Sounds for Nature guidelines. The seal is valid for one year.

Selection of suppliers of energy efficient equipment


EnergyAgency.NRW: energy consultancy and research including technical development


Naturstrom: green energy supplier
Used by Club Bahnhof Ehrenfeld


Naturenergie: green energy supplier


Rheinenergie +Öko-Option: green energy tariff
Used by Gloria Club


Liebherr/Lemonaid: highly energy efficient fridges


LMP: distributor of entertainment lighting and other stage technologies in Germany. They have consultants specialising in energy efficiency and sustainability and able to provide advice.
Used by Gloria Club.


Electric Hotel: solar powered stage, art installation, and telephone charging station.


If you would like to recommend a local music industry supplier, venue, or event with a focus on energy efficiency and sustainable energy to be added to this page, please get in touch!

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Local Project Partners

Thema1/Green Music Initiative

WIP Renewable Energies [Project Coordinator]

Project Partners

EE MUSIC is composed of nine project partners who work in the fields of sustainable energy, communication and music.

  • WIP

    Project coordinator: WIP Renewable Energies has been active in the field of sustainable energy for more than four decades.

    Julie’s Bicycle

    Julie’s Bicycle is a charity making sustainability intrinsic to the business, art and ethics of music, theatre and the creative industries.

    Greenmusic Initiative

    The GMI acts as a platform coordinating the music and entertainment industry´s efforts to minimise their climate impact.


    Elevate is an annual music festival with a unique combination of critical political discourse and contemporary music and art.

    Terra Systemics

    TSX is a Lisbon-based consultancy that offers services in energy efficiency, carbon management and climate change. 


    Projects in Motion Ltd (PiM) is a Malta-based SME that focuses on promoting renewable energy sources, energy efficiency processes and products.


    Ekodoma Limited group is an engineering consultancy practice working towards energy efficiency, renewable energies, environment and economy.

    Agentur Wicher

    Wicher Agency is an advertising and brand agency – specialized on sustainability, b2b-clients and political campaigning.

    United Partners

    United Partners is the leading independent public relations and strategic communications consultancy in Bulgaria.