Night-time electricity almost twice as expensive as gas or oil / interactive HeizCheck makes visible savings / misleading who be promise of energy suppliers Berlin, November 16, 2010. In Germany, 1.6 million night storage heaters make for warm homes. However heating with electricity, compared to all other sources of energy, leads to much higher heating costs and CO2 emissions. As the campaign promoted by the Ministry for environment, climate seeks protection”to determine who are the heating in a 150 m-Einfamilienhaus with night-time electricity 2,700 euros a year, with Earth gas or heating oil, however, only at 1,800 euros. The interactive HeizCheck on was now being revised. Tenants and homeowners can now choose also night-time electricity in addition to many other heating systems and check whether the heating energy consumption of building is too high.
Savings and alternatives can be seen at a glance. “The topic special heating with electricity” explains why the CO2 emissions from electricity when compared to natural gas three times and wood pellets even to the factors of 15 are higher. Advice and information for tenants and home owners of some landlords may not know heating with electricity is expensive and harmful to the climate”, explains Dr. Johannes Hengstenberg, Managing Director of the non-profit co2online GmbH, the wearer of the climate protection campaign. Information and advice for home owners and tenants provides topic special to. In addition, consumers get comprehensive background information on the discussion about night storage heaters. “” So keeping the Federal Association of energy and water management (BDEW) night storage heaters for inefficient compared to other forms of heating “and looks for this no perspective”.
“Some of its members, however, advertise with formulations such as cheap heat” or low-cost alternative to traditional free “for heating with off-peak electricity. The Federal Cartel Office already dealt with the heating market due to lack of competition. It included in the September 2010 Abuse procedure and decreed against heating supplier of market-opening measures. Also 13 utilities total must pay back 530,000 customers EUR 27 million, because they had demanded before high prices. About the co2online non-profit limited company the non-profit consultancy co2online mbH for reducing climate-damaging CO2 emissions committed. Interactive energy advisors, an energy savings, heat mirrors, a climate quiz and portal partners from business, media, science, policy and management, she motivates individuals to also save money with active climate protection. “” co2online is carrier air looking for campaign protection”(www.klima-sucht-schutz.de), the heating level campaign” (www.heizspiegel.de) and the Energiesparclubs “(www.energiesparclub.de). All campaigns are funded by the Federal Ministry of the environment. “” Imagery: the infographic night power: cost and “Visit under press for emissions in comparison”. Shows how to be the annual Heating a single-family house with 150 m with off-peak electricity when compared to natural gas and heating oil as well as the corresponding CO2 emissions. Contact: Mortimer Treichel co2online non-profit limited company Hochkirchstr. 9. 10829 Berlin Tel.: + 49 (0) 30 210 2186-14 fax: + 49 (0) 30 210 2186-60 E-Mail: Klima.sucht.Schutz