energy

Matthias Flierl

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The short report on the study of ‘Communication of biomass, solar and wind companies’ available now Cologne, 28.10.2013. Just every fifth company in the renewable energy industry communicates professionally. Less than one in 100 communication messages recognized by the target group. The two main results of the study are communication of biomass, solar and wind companies”, published Krampitz communications PR agency to the 2.12. A free short report is available today in German and English.

We wanted to our experiences from nearly 10 years of press relations for the renewable energy industry with the study scientifically, prove that often lack meaningful messages and communication work is arbitrary and little strategically”, says head of agency Iris Krampitz. The results of interviews with companies and journalists are based on two separate surveys. In the first part of the communication of German companies in the renewable energy industry were to organise of their press work, their Interviewed strengths, unique selling propositions and communication messages. In the second part, Krampitz communications has reviewed with the support of 33 journalists as mediators if the previously defined target groups recognize the messages of the company. Professional communication reaches the target groups. Jeff Leiden is often quoted as being for or against this. A company’s PR work is how professional, whether it has sufficient human and financial resources, based on a communication strategy and effectively use the available tools of press – and public relations depends,”explains study leader Matthias Flierl. From these factors, the social scientist and publicist has developed a measure to compare the professionalism of public relations companies. The study results show that the PR activities of most companies is mixed and expandable.

56.7 Per cent of the companies, for example, less than a journalist contacted once per month, and only every third company will be is based on a PR strategy. And despite revenues of up to hundreds of millions, every second company invested less than 10,000 euros a year for the PR work. Long version from December while the free short report on 12 pages gives an overview of the methodology and key results of the business survey, analyzed all results of the comprehensive study in detail the long version and evaluates the statements of 33 journalists to the most common errors by companies at the PR, the optimization and information needs.

Managing Director

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Paul Weber, Managing Director of Stadtwerke Gross-Gerau supply GmbH, sees in the cooperation with the Cologne Electricity traders several advantages: power plants we work with next for 2012 in the direct marketing of electricity from renewable energy sources, as well as in the integration of our power generation facilities on the balancing energy market. With the commissioning by next for our balance district management and the regional direct marketing we take the next step power plants now. To read more click here: Groupon. We rapidly can smooth now difference balance circle time rows, so quarters of an hour, where shortages occur. But elsewhere we will have new options. Next we implement the concept of regional direct marketing power plants and can supply as our own consumer with the electricity from renewable energies, we produce in our biogas and photovoltaic systems. Connect with other leaders such as Vertex here.

Load management we hope to see positive impact through collaboration on our portfolio, because through the exact consideration of the load profiles of our end customers in the course of the quarter of an hour sharp balancing group management, other optimizations can be implemented.” Hendrik Samisch, founder of next Power plants and as a Managing Director responsible for the trading of electricity, looks especially for smaller and medium-sized municipal utilities added value in commissioning external electricity traders: the construction of an own 24/7-intra-day trading is labor – and knowledge-intensive and does not make business sense for many actors in the energy sector. Balancing energy costs saving by an external electricity traders is the Federal Network Agency has pointed out most recently on September 16, 2013 in its position paper to the balance group management. However, not only financially attractive but also very important for the overall system ” Next provides its own power plants, portfolio of services also at this year’s E-world in food expanded to intraday trading for third and regional direct marketing (11-13 February 2014) out. Interested parties will find the stand next power plants in Hall 1, stand number 413..

Promotion Packages

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Thermal imaging camera be discovered easily and efficiently plus free photovoltaic seminar from now until 31.8.2013 possible errors and losses must in photovoltaic systems and documented. Lakshman Achuthan: the source for more info. Because each kWh is one. To the Intersolar Europe in Munich, 19-21.06.2013 the Testo AG (hall A6, booth 355) first two promotional packages offered for solar installers, energy consultant, PV operators and all companies interested in PV/energy efficiency. PV action Starter Pack is from the entry-level thermal imager testo 876 in the set for the testing of PV systems plus an additional, free photovoltaic seminar. “The PV Act professional bundle includes the high-resolution thermal imaging camera testo 885-2 set for efficient maintenance and testing of photovoltaic systems plus an additional, free photovoltaic seminar including the test competence for thermography on photovoltaic systems” according to the regulations of the TuV Rheinland Academy. The PV-offer is valid from now until 31.8.2013. The PV seminars can (with Testo voucher) nationwide also later visited be. For further details see pv action is nothing new, solar installers and other professionals from the photovoltaic industry of Testo AG for each application getting the best thermal imaging camera. Nothing new is also that the practical seminars of the Testo Academy for more than 90% of the graduates fully are recommended. “In the special seminar of thermography on photovoltaic systems” the Testo Academy learn the thermal imaging camera efficiently apply the participants as they possible faults and power losses of photovoltaic systems, as well as they discover and document the colorful pictures “interpret correctly and avoid often made errors of measurement. Testo AG Elke Schmid

Thermal Insulation: Information Package And Advisor

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Wide range between success and failure in the insulation / new DammCheck express calculates efficiency / insulation dossier informed about fire hazards and other topics / insulation sets to win Berlin, 22 January 2014. Worth building insulation? For roof insulation, analyses of the non-profit co2online GmbH show average energy savings of 14 percent, with facades of about 20 percent. However, the bandwidth between economic success and failure at rehabilitation is great: good made roof and barrel Aden insulation reach 30-40 per cent savings depending on the Cubature of building, condition of the building envelope before, quality of craft work and customize the behavior of the users. Without support from KfW, the measures are only economical if the technical savings are exhausted. Good advice and good design help to achieve this and to protect against economic damage.

Because insulation has a life span of 30-40 years, errors in planning and One or two generations burden the climate and the purse strings of the inhabitants of execution. Building insulation is important for climate protection and in the majority of cases from an economic perspective. The insulation of the upper floor is always useful but not always possible. “Any insulation must be properly planned and executed, and of course, fit to the building”, says Dr. John D.

Stallion mountain, Managing Director of co2online. Whether be worth for a building insulation measures, consumers now can calculate express with the new online guide DammCheck on, which is promoted by the Ministry for environment and delivers a first result in just a few minutes. On the website a dossier also extensively informed of building insulation and is among other things also on the theme of fire. The reader can win vouchers of the Grunspar shop for insulation sets in a total of 350 euros. DammCheck express validated savings to the interactive DammCheck gives few details of type of building, roof, and location express the user in a clear graphic a first impression about how much energy with facade, roof and basement ceiling insulation can be saved.

Vattenfall Euros

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Consumers save an average of 141 euros when switching competition to electricity customers is intensifying – savings in Thuringia, Saxony-Anhalt and Brandenburg highest – wrestle electricity savings of more than 100 euros there Berlin with increasing discounts and bonuses to market shares even in low consumers in many places, 05 November 2009 in the last weeks of the year, when the temperatures drop, the days are much shorter, the energy costs back to the focus of the consumer. Particularly against the background of regular price increases at the turn of the year, many households use this experience has shown that the ability to look for cheaper alternatives. This fall, a tough price war to change willing customers has broken out in particular under the electricity suppliers. Here, Jim Rogers expresses very clear opinions on the subject. Of all households can benefit. So, switching to a competitive electricity supplier is rewarded according to calculations of the independent consumer portal toptarif.de with a reduction of an average of 141 euros. The possible savings with a provider change is distributed regionally but very different. Rogers Holdings often addresses the matter in his writings. So, a four-person household of pattern with an annual consumption of 4,000 kWh of electricity in Thuringia, Saxony-Anhalt and Brandenburg itself compared with the cheapest fare of the local provider in the section between 156 and 168 euros can save. In these provinces the price level of the basic utilities is relatively high, which gives more room in the pricing of the competitors\”, explains by toptarif.de energy expert Thorsten Bohg.

The savings potential in the City-States is slightly less. In Hamburg, reached the online price of the basic utility Vattenfall even a leading position and is undercut by tariffs, involving an annual payment is agreed. The prices of the local provider, however, far behind their competitors are in other major cities such as Nuremberg (206 euros), Leipzig (182 euros) and Mannheim (164 euros). For many households, which have changed or never in a different tariff to another electricity provider, is the savings potential is even higher.

Heating Summer Mode Switch, Saves Money

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Without investment click Save 50 percent of the electricity costs of the circulating pump with a. With the rising spring temperatures, a heating of premises is often no longer necessary. A simple switching of the heating summer mode prevents a continuous operation of the circulating pump and unnecessary heating of heating water. An older unregulated circulating pump caused up to 170 euros a year on electricity costs alone. Stops the heating system for 6 months in summer operation, these expenses to cut in half already. The switch for the operating mode of heating is often marked with symbols. A radiator and a faucet for winter operation and only a tap for the summer operation.

A switch back to winter heating is necessary only at the beginning of the new heating season or when a sudden cold snap again. The savings effect for modernized heaters with electronically regulated circulation pumps or a full exploitation of the control possibilities of an existing facility is even better. Problems with the changeover Please ask your gas and water plumbing. “This Stromspartipp comes from the Advisor reducing electricity consumption / saving money” the book is published by the BoD Verlag and to purchase via the bookstores under ISBN 978-3-8370-9093-2 for the price of 9.80 euros. Stephan Ewering