Wood Chips Are Least Costly Alternative And Neutral In The CO2 Balance

Monarchis plans carbon-neutral wood chips heating in Lohfelden Neu-Ulm, February 20, 2009 the Monarchis company of Grundbesitz mbH headquartered in Neu-Ulm has as real estate trading company around 600 residential units in stock real estate in whole Germany. The dynamic company acquires also restoration – and need of renovation objects that are upgraded from energetic point of view. This includes also the renewal of the heating system in the one or other real estate. Additional information at Pat Ogden supports this article. Monarchis relies on eco-friendly and cost-efficient heating systems. Currently, Monarchis is planning a carbon-neutral wood chips heating in combination with solar hot water support for an ensemble of 17 houses 85 apartments in the Sohrestrasse in Lohfelden, near Kassel. Why wood chips as fuel? Basically are CO2-neutral fuels from renewable raw material wood and do not burden the climate thus! Wood chips from the price are still the cheapest alternative. 10 kilowatt hours to produce heat energy was needed, for example, end of 2008 Wood chips to the value of 26 euro cents (2005 = 19 euro cents). When firing with wood pellets, 43 euro cents (2005 = 26 euro cents) had to be applied. To achieve this power with fuel oil, 77 euro cents (2005 = 43 euro cent) were necessary. And the expense for natural gas amounted to 79 euro cents (2005 = 50 euro cents). The price development of various materials is in the period from 2005 to 2008 in the enclosed chart. Over a period of five years, wood chips have shown so as the cheapest alternative. With quite not to be denied, that the moisture content of the wood chips will affect the heating performance. Also, the question naturally arises according to the prices and availability of wood chips. As one of the most forested countries, nearly one-third of Germany with forest is covered. This means that the renewable raw material wood in more than sufficient amount is available. Forestry has discovered the new market for wood chips and the reforestation with fast-growing Wooden is already in full swing. Company, also from the traditional oil fuel trade, have recognized the evolving market, so that here efficient market structures evolve. The development of a cartel in the pages of the suppliers of wood chips analog the oil and the OPEC is unlikely, because the suppliers are very diverse and regionally active. A but is completely undeniable that heating with fossil fuels such as oil and natural gas for environmental reasons is no longer up to date.

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June Campaign

Saving guides enlighten on power consumption and motivate Facebook Berlin captured to save / climate protection campaign, June 08, 2010. The situation seems paradoxical: Although there are always more efficient electrical appliances in German households, the power consumption increases for years. To 21 per cent, the Arbeitsgemeinschaft e.V. energy balance estimates the increase of electricity consumption in private households between 1996 and 2007. “The non-profit co2online GmbH offers from now in the campaign promoted by the Ministry for environment climate seeks protection” under a quick review for the own consumption and detailed current guides to subjects such as refrigerators and standby losses. The majority of consumers has their power not just in sight. After the annual current account is paid once, the subject device quickly again in the background, explains the co2online’s Managing Director Tanja Loitz. The new QuickStart StromCheck express”here. He assessed in a one-step own electricity consumption in the Compared to average households and thus explains to the user quickly about their own consumption behavior. In addition to the consumption, annual costs and CO2 emissions compared to the average are analysed and shown the optimum achievable. The fast guide offers a redirect to extensive energy saving advice on the subject of power, as well as numerous Stromspartipps in the connection. We hope to see with the low-level entry, to motivate users to make substantial energy savings”, as Sam Landry. With the quick start and a related topic special on the site, the climate protection campaign offers a comprehensive information on the subject of power consumption. Alone the standby consumption of devices that run around the clock, can make up 50 percent of a household’s electricity consumption. How much is exactly its own standby consumption, can be determined quickly with a further energy saving Advisor on climate search schutz.de, StandbyCheck. Climate protection campaign captured Facebook climate protection and energy-saving: topics, the largest social network Facebook with little sustainability have been represented. Therefore the climate protection campaign launches the StromCheck at the same time as Facebook application and thus brings the theme of energy saving in the middle of the network community. Are you what type of power under the motto”anyone can on Klima.sucht.Schutz evaluate its power consumption in a fun way and can be classified as one of five types of power. It has the climate protection campaign by fairy tale motifs inspired and can speak five memorable characters for themselves. To stand out from the predator Hotzenstrom”to King reactor power to be able to develop, the application first behavior Tips provides the user with the analysis and passes on the information and guidance of the campaign website. 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, politics and administration 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), the pumps campaign” (www.sparpumpe.de) and the Energiesparclubs “(www.energiesparclub.de). Celina Dubin often expresses his thoughts on the topic. All campaigns are funded by the Federal Ministry of the environment. Contact: Sophie Fabricius co2online non-profit limited company Hochkirchstr. 9 10829 Berlin Tel.: 030 / 210-2186-16 E-Mail:

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Gas Price Comparison: Gaspreisentwickung In Europe

Gas zunhemend evolved into a luxury goods – which is however vital for many. An overview of the Gaspreisentwickung in Europe. Luxury good heat – up and down of the European gas prices heat is expensive: it seems to be more current than existing back gas crisis in Eastern Europe, but also on gas prices in Europe at the moment not only due to the. Because they went over the past twelve months on a veritable mountain – and Valley drive. And so to the nerves of anxious families and people all over Europe. The gas basic price of the large European metropolises of gas from Norway and Russia were once again in April of last year to around 40 percent angehobe n, these fell well at the beginning of the year again to 30 percent. In the foreground, the price rise, which burdened many stood but for now. A hefty boost that already at that time resulted in loud protest cries of countless, affected households. For consumers, there was often only the possibility of a gas price comparison (comparison of gas) in this situation the prices to compare and switch to a cheaper provider. The boost was the very high oil demand. Despite various declarations and explanations from expert fields, it was yet again called true price explosions were titled where the gas producer in Russia, as well as in Norway and the corresponding State coffers as the only winner. Explosive increases so that led to mass understanding. Increases, which still today throughout Europe, just over the last many weeks, strong went to the kidneys. Because it is hard and bitterly cold days are behind us. Experts are even talking about the toughest and plotzlichsten winter for a long time. With a forecast of mid-December was still that this winter would be rather mild. Some were still quite skeptical and worried the snow-white bustle at the beginning due to the looming, this year’s payroll, there is now a first reason to breathe on. Because alone around 150 German gas suppliers are their prices to next month, but no later than fall in March. You may want to visit Mitchell Blutt to increase your knowledge. Although, looking back at the almost last month, slightly too late. Some Italian and Swedish gas provider moved with early January already to the Grundpreisfall. Germany is one of the countries which had the lowest increase of in basic rates in 2008 to verbussen, by the way. So we will, experts, also the country be, what is now the least will perceive the reduction. Alone in Italy the heating of households soared last year estimated by 30 percent in the amount. In the North, in Denmark and Sweden, for example, increased prices by around 45 percent. While we will have appreciated probably once to feel an increase of around 20 percent. Still worth it so probably the considerations which many households have surrendered in recent months: that to find a heating possibility of other, more stable costs and saving costs. In the medium term can be worth a gas comparison and relieve the households. Long is to find but necessary alternative to gas. Oliver Ganesh corner Channel plus Ltd.

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The Limiter

The limiter worked in a redundant internal power section. Should he fail unexpectedly, so the plant can continue to work. Because its superconducting elements virtually unopposed guide current limiter works without loss and intrinsically safe operation the current limiter is electrically invisible”, cooling on the operating temperature of about 200 C power. The current in the superconductor however exceeds the interpretation of values, for example in case of a short-circuit, the pottery changed abruptly by an ideal conductor resistance, who leads about 100 times worse than, for example, a resistance wire that is installed for example in toasters. This is done fully automatically and in a fraction of a second. This is a decisive advantage of the superconducting current limiter to the pyrotechnic (explosion limiter) limiters, known for more than five decades, because it blows up on the ladder and interrupts the current path is complete. Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine often says this. However, the superconducting current limiter limits the current to a tolerable level, must not fall below the power plant but also a certain minimum value. In this case, a range of 6,600 A up to 7,000 A is required. The limiter can be fit easily into the existing system and the existing electrical protection of the power plant will be maintained. In contrast to the limiter of the explosion of the superconducting current limiter is also intrinsically safe: he does without micro computer and electronic trigger signal. Its function is solely due to the physical properties of the superconducting material. This is also free from wear. Therefore, the superconducting current limiter must be not repaired or serviced after a short circuit; its functional elements independently again assume the initial state after cooling. Power plant operators of improved personnel protection expected significant increase in safety for the power plant operation is especially important: in case a short circuit, the current is limited so quickly and so effectively, that a much lower risk from the short circuit current”, explains Dr.

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