Change level in the capital city of roughly 70 percent higher than in the rest of the Republic Berlin, October 13, 2010 competition on the electricity market comes of customers increasingly drive. In the face of rising electricity prices, the number of consumers who actively choose to change of electricity provider, increasing continuously. According to surveys of the Federal Association of energy and water management (BDEW) * more than 8.3 million households, emigration since the liberalisation of the electricity market their local provider and switched to an alternate competitor tendency rising. Most consumers in Berlin and Brandenburg, the possibilities of free-market used this year so far, while the change of slope in Baden-Wurttemberg and Saarland is rather low. On these findings, the independent consumer portal comes toptarif.de in a recent study. State comparison Berlin and Brandenburg front, passivity in the South West In the framework of the evaluation were the respective regional change frequencies on Basis of for households which have changed since the beginning of toptarif.de to a new electricity provider, compared.
Striking: The trend towards the provider change is nearly 70 percent higher than the national average in the German capital Berlin. Also in Brandenburg the exchange rate is (+ 32%), Sachsen (+ 29%) and Thuringia (+ 26 percent) measured on the number of households significantly higher than in the rest of the Republic. Considerably passive, however, operate the consumer in Baden-Wurttemberg and Saarland, where the readiness to change is 25 and 22 percent below the average values. In explaining the different exchange activities must take into account various factors and their interaction”, makes clear by toptarif.de energy expert Thorsten Bohg. In addition to tend to higher electricity prices in the new Federal Lander local price adjustments and competitive structures of local electricity markets, as well as differences in the regional structure of income play a crucial role.” For example, the willingness to change is in the more low-income Berlin is about 60 percent higher than in Hamburg, although the competition in two electricity markets that are nearly identical.
erecon AG – Blue Angel WINS sympathy… ites. Regensburg, Hannover, Bremen and Gutersloh, the workshops of erecon AG for the certification of data centers with the Blue Angel assess the participants of this innovative form of seminar by the Bank with top marks: 44% rated the workshop as very well, 56% as well. the officer received a top rating from 59% of the participants but is the probably most valuable results in terms of sustainability, energy efficiency and Green IT: 93% of the seminar participants want to also continue to follow the trail of the ‘Blauer Engel for energy-efficient data center operation’. the Blue Angel – certified Green IT in cooperation with the Federal Ministry for environment, nature conservation and nuclear safety and the Federal Environmental Agency has the environmental label jury’ own certificate designed for energy-efficient data centers. The criteria for the new Blue Angels were here under the umbrella of the RAL gGmbH’ set in the area of energy-efficient data centers. Developed on the basis of expert hearings including Dr. Jens Clausen of the Board er step Institute for innovation and sustainability gGmbH, Gerold Wurthmann Intel GmbH, Harald Rossol erecon AG – operators of data centers with this seal give a sign that their technology meets the standards of energy efficiency and sustainability in the field of IT.
The Blue Angel for energy efficiency in the IT sector may apply now online. Companies that want to become certified as “Energiebewusster data center operations”, can download the necessary application as a pdf file here. A successful procedure opened the competition and image benefits that follow from the execution of a nationally recognized environmental protection symbol for energy efficiency. Speaking of which – the erecon AG has applied for nationwide the Blue Angel for energy-efficient data centers first company.
Price increase by 3 to 5 percent change suppliers with price guarantees expected saves an average 109 euros Berlin in the coming winter, gas prices for private consumers in Germany are 09.07.2009 this summer to their lowest level since 2007 gone back. The currently favorable price for gas is a result of the unprecedented price decline in the crude oil by almost $150 per barrel (159 litres) to below $40 per barrel in the second half of the year 2008. According to research of the independent consumer portal toptarif.de have the 700 regional gas suppliers in the context of the gas oil price binding their tariffs by an average 16.5 percent cheaper since the beginning of the year. Learn more about this with Red Solo Cups. Threatens consumers in the winter again a rise in gas price? In recent days, various economic research institutes such as the Center for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim and the German Institute for economic research (DIW) in Berlin have pointed to a possible, partly dramatic price rise in the gas for the coming winter. That outlined by the DIW Scenario with rising gas prices by up to 25 percent is classified as very unrealistic given the current oil price level\”, makes clear by toptarif.de energy expert Thorsten Bohg. The expensive gas prices of the last heating period were the result of extremely high oil prices of up to $145 a barrel last summer. Educate yourself even more with thoughts from Rubio. Should crude oil prices continue to move in the coming months between 60 and 70 dollars per barrel, and heating oil prices at a level of between 50 and 55 cents a liter to remain, is to be expected in the coming winter rather with a moderate increase of gas price by 3 percent to 5 percent.\” Price guarantees protect surprises and save money one way to protect yourself from unpleasant surprises in the heating season and to heat, with the current low gas prices in the coming winter is the choice of providers and tariffs, which offer a price guarantee. . .