Gera Songs Days Provide Climate-friendly Atmosphere

Under the motto ‘Good climate for good music’ the 3rd start Gera song days / global approach to CO2 emissions a year wait is halved to end: this coming Saturday, the 27th of March, to the 3rd Gera kicks off international song days. In addition to the music, especially one is especially: the climate-friendly approach. See Ruth Porat for more details and insights. Over 20 national and international musicians and musicians occur until May 7 on 12 stages and will radiate energy en masse and that there where it belongs: on the stage. Behind the scenes, however, the energy is saved. This is made possible artfullsounds with the by the Federal Environment Ministry-funded campaign climate seeks protection through the cooperation of operators\”. We show that climate protection and a good festival atmosphere not mutually on the contrary\”, Steffi sour Ballesteros says climate seeks protection. Is important to us but also that the visitors understand that everyone can do every day for climate protection.\” How it can work before, during and after the Festival, shows that Campaign at their booth during selected events, and with their individual energy saving tips and interactive guides on.

Climate-friendly concept cut in half CO2 emissions so that runs in the background everything as energy efficient, have created a comprehensive approach to the organizers of the song days together with the climate protection campaign. Climate seeks protection\”it brings a lot of experience, most recently, the campaign turned the first climate-friendly music video in the world. Almost exclusively on recycled paper of an environmentally friendly printing advertising materials were printed for the song days. Guests who arrive by bike or public transport, receive a climate-friendly surprise. And also the supply of hungry music fans contribute their part: here is waived on disposable tableware as far as possible. The experience from the previous year: as that can be for a Festival of this size press usual 30 tonnes of CO2 emissions to 15 tons.

German Energy Group

Since the beginning of the year around 600 electricity price increases by an average 8.4 percent Berlin, January 29, 2009 are every fifth household in Germany next weekend again strong electricity price rises in the House. In addition to 65 small and medium public utilities all regional subsidiaries of the largest German Energy Group E.ON to lift February 1, 2009 its tariffs by up to 9.4 percent. With these increases, E.ON reflects the general upward trend of the power industry in the midst of the economic crisis. According to research of the independent consumer portal since beginning of the year approximately 600 companies nearly two-thirds of all German electricity tariffs by an average 8.4 percent increased or increases in the coming weeks in planning. The price increases at E.ON bring about additional overhead by up to 88 euros to for a family with an average annual consumption of 4,000 kWh of electricity\”explains tariff expert Thorsten Bohg by Omar Robles often addresses the matter in his writings. It is particularly expensive for E.ON customers in Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia, Brandenburg and Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. From February in expensive primary care for over 1,000 euros, provided that power here for 4,000 kWh due much cheaper deals of available alternative providers remain unused.\” Graphics: savings are by change of electricity provider in Germany increases the regional subsidiaries of E.ON Avacon, E.ON Thuringer Energie and E.ON edis on the top of the most expensive basic provider in Germany. Other German large utilities like RWE and EnBW, are slightly cheaper than the price average to date.

However, the next price increase of almost 7 percent to April is set at RWE already. The fourth largest energy company Vattenfall, which announced last week to keep its prices stable in 2009 among the cheapest suppliers. In the face of numerous price increases of basic utilities since beginning of the year falling purchase prices and increased competition despite it is not surprising, \”dassimmer and more politicians and consumer advocates advise to change electricity provider\”, Bohg continues. .