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Your perspective in the green electricity jungle Real green electricity with Grüner Strom-Label

Tired of fossil fuels? You finally want to do something good for the environment? Our label helps you in the confusing energy market! Change your provider now - get real green electricity.

Switching to a green electricity tariff means getting one step closer to the goal of a 100% renewable energy supply. Find a suitable tariff easily in our tariff portal.

Concluding a contract with the new provider is very easy online. The new energy supplier will take care of the termination with your old provider! In this way, you help to drive forward the energy transition with 100% real, certified energy.

Green electricity tariffs awarded with the Grüner Strom-Label guarantee investments in energy transition projects that are compatible with nature.

Tired of fossil fuels? You finally want to do something good for the environment? Our label helps you in the confusing energy market! Change your provider now - get real green electricity.

Switching to a green electricity tariff means getting one step closer to the goal of a 100% renewable energy supply. Find a suitable tariff easily in our tariff portal.

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Concluding a contract with the new provider is very easy online. The new energy supplier will take care of the termination with your old provider! In this way, you help to drive forward the energy transition with 100% real, certified energy.

Green electricity tariffs awarded with the Grüner Strom-Label guarantee investments in energy transition projects that are compatible with nature.
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Switch to a certified green electricity tariff or biogas tariff now!

There are already several online comparison portals for electricity and gas rates. So what's the point of another one?

At the comparison portal of the environmental associations, consumers can compare high-quality and exclusively certified green electricity and biogas tariffs.

compare-yourself-green offers you the opportunity to actively participate in an energy transition that is environmentally friendly, decentralized, citizen-oriented, for the common good, fair and pollutant-free through your purchasing decisions.

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badenova AG & Co. KG Ökostrom24 CLIMATE You can find currently available rates on www.vergleich-dich-gruen.de.
BS|ENERGY Braunschweiger Versorgungs-AG & Co.KG BS|Natural Power Gold
Bürgerwerke eG Citizen power
Energy and Water Supply Bonn/Rhein-Sieg GmbH (SWB Energie und Wasser) BonnNature Electricity
Energy Air Ltd. Energy Air Natur (commercial customers)
ESDG Energie-Service Dienstleistungsgesellschaft mbH ESDG - Green Electricity Premium (soc. / kar. institutions)
Fair Trade Power Germany GmbH Fair Fair Plus Fair Student Fair Business Fair Big Business Fair Night Storage Heating Fair Heat Pump Fair PV operating power
Municipal utilities Hardt NaturEnergie Gold
Hamburg Energy GmbH Elbe beach Strandperle HaspaJoker beach pearl MyElbstrom Lighthouse (for heat pumps) Speicherstadt (for night storage heaters) Ebbe & Flut (for 2-rate meters) Horizon Quartierstrom Helmsman with vision Steuermann (site electricity) Great freedom with foresight (for 2 tariff meters) Veermaster Pilot (construction current)
Knauber Natural Gas Ltd. KnauberStrom GreenActive KnauberStrom Commercial GreenActive
Mainova AG Mainova ÖkoPremium
MANN Naturenergie GmbH & Co. KG MAN Cent
Mindener Stadtwerke GmbH regio.greenPowerPlus
naturenergie hochrhein AG NaturEnergie Gold
NATURSTROM AG naturstrom BMW Green Energy powered by naturstrom
Naturwerke GmbH Natural electricity Premium
NEW Lower Rhine Energy and Water Ltd. Blue sky
Polarstern GmbH Really green electricity
ProEngeno GmbH & Co. KG Naturmix Family Premium Naturmix Small Premium Naturmix Combi Premium
REWAG Regensburger Energie- und Wasserversorgung AG & Co KG rewario.electricity.nature rewario.electricity.mobile rewario.strom.mobil+
RhönEnergie Fulda GmbH RhönSTROM Nature GSL RhönStrom ÖkoRegio
SE CLEAN ENERGY Clean Power Nature&Forest
Solarimo Ltd. SOLARME
Bad Hersfeld municipal utility Hersfeld Electricity Nature Hersfeld Electricity Electromobility Hersfeld Electricity Online Nature
Stadtwerke Eisenberg Energie GmbH LAND-STROM private LAND-STROM professional
Elm-Lappwald public utility ELLA|Natural power
Stadtwerke Gifhorn GmbH Gifhorn|Natural power
Stadtwerke Hameln Weserbergland GmbH nature.electricity
Stadtwerke Heidelberg Energie GmbH heidelberg GREEN
STADTWERKE KELHEIM GmbH & Co KG Kelheim.GreenElectricity Kelheim.MobilStrom Danube.GreenElectricity Kelheim.WärmeStrom Donau.WärmeStrom
Constance Municipal Utilities GmbH Enspire Energy SeeEnergie Green ElectricityPlus
Public utility Löffingen NaturEnergie Gold
Stadtwerke Münster GmbH My Münster:Electricity
Stadtwerke Pinneberg GmbH pinnau.strom nature
Pulheim municipal utilities Pulheim|Natural power
Stadtwerke Springe GmbH Jump|Natural current
StWL Städtische Werke Lauf a.d. Pegnitz GmbH natural run natural neunkirchen
WEMAG AG WEMAG Green Electricity Active WEMAG Ökostrom Aktiv commercial
WestfalenWIND Electricity GmbH

WWS Hochstift WWS Plus Gesek wind power

Your perspective in the green electricity jungle Green electricity with Grüner Strom-Label in Germany

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By choosing a certified green electricity or biogas tariff, you are directly supporting the energy transition. For every kilowatt hour consumed, a fixed amount flows into the expansion of renewable energies - that's sustainable thinking.

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Why real green electricity?

The electricity that is currently available in the power grid comes out of the socket. There is no difference between green, nuclear or coal-fired electricity. Electricity is electricity, and the important thing is that it flows.

However, if we look at the level of buying and selling electricity, it is possible to distinguish between green electricity and electricity from other sources, we call it gray electricity,

1st case: There is only gray current customer:inside
Solar or wind power plants, i.e. renewable energies, have long been connected to the power grid. Green electricity flows into the electricity lake. So we all get electricity from renewables, even if only a small part.

2nd case: There are green electricity customers
Green electricity customers are sold the green electricity they have. Gray electricity customers do not care where their electricity comes from. They continue to receive nuclear or coal-fired electricity.

More green power customers = more green power demand = more green power plants? Unfortunately, it doesn't work that easily. It is usually cheaper to tap into a neighboring lake, i.e. to import green electricity. But this does not make electricity production more sustainable overall, because the green electricity is already available in the neighboring lake.

3rd case: There are green electricity customers of Grüner Strom-certified tariffs
As a customer of a Grüner Strom-certified green electricity tariff, you support the expansion of renewable energies. For every kilowatt hour of green electricity consumed, a fixed amount is invested in new green power plants or other energy transition projects. In this way, the share of green electricity in the electricity lake increases - dirty nuclear and coal-fired electricity is displaced.

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Michelle Markwart

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What you should know about green electricity

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Frequently asked questions

With Green Electricity-certified green electricity tariffs, guaranteed investments flow into the expansion of renewable energies. The level of investment is determined by a fixed amount per kilowatt hour consumed. Thus, your green power purchase indirectly influences investments in the energy transition.The funding areas include the mobility transition, energy infrastructure, energy efficiency, and other projects that serve the energy transition, such as nature conservation, development cooperation, and education.

The full range of funding opportunities can be found in the criteria catalog for the Grüner Strom-Label. Selected energy transition projects can be found here.

The Grüner Strom-Label is awarded for a green electricity tariff, not for the provider itself. The label criteria therefore relate primarily to the tariff.Thus, the Grüner Strom-Label can be found on tariffs of independent green electricity providers as well as on tariffs of municipal utilities that sell conventional electricity in addition to the certified green electricity.

Nevertheless, the Green Electricity certification also looks at aspects concerning the supplier. For example, the Grüner Strom-Label will not be granted to any company that is still directly involved in a coal-fired power plant on the cut-off date of 1.1.2027, i.e. operates a coal-fired power plant itself or is involved in an operating company with share capital/share capital. Participation in nuclear power plants is also an exclusion criterion.

In our Tariff portal of the environmental associations "vergleich-dich-gruen" You will find all tariffs and can easily switch to a real green electricity tariff with a Grüner Strom-Label.

Green Electricity

Green electricity is electrical energy that comes from renewable sources. It can be generated from solar radiation, wind and water power, biomass, geothermal energy or sewage gas. Electricity from renewable sources is ecologically and socially sound because it protects the climate and reduces the consumption of fossil, finite resources. In addition, it does not produce hazardous waste, such as radioactive waste from nuclear power plants. When you buy green electricity, it doesn't mean that green electricity is actually coming out of the pipe. Every kilowatt hour generated flows into an electricity lake, from which it is then redistributed to end customers. In other words, everyone gets the same physical electricity. But every single green electricity customer helps to make the electricity lake ever greener. However, green electricity does not automatically promote the energy transition. For this, additional investments must be made in the expansion of renewable energies. This is guaranteed by tariffs that carry the Green Electricity label. - -

Electricity from renewable energies is ecologically and socially acceptable because it protects the climate and the environment. Consumption of fossil, finite resources reduced is produced. In addition, no hazardous waste is produced, such as radioactive waste from nuclear power plants.

When you buy green electricity, this does not mean that green electricity actually comes out of the line. Every kilowatt hour generated flows into a Stromseefrom which it is then redistributed to the end customers. In other words, everyone receives the same physical electricity. But every single green electricity customer helps to make the electricity lake ever greener.

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The numerous green electricity tariffsavailable on the energy market differ significantly from one another.

The crucial point with a green electricity tariff is whether consumers are choosing a green electricity tariff with their purchase decision. . . environmentally compatible expansion of renewable energies is subsidized. This is not the case with many green electricity offers.

It is important to make the electricity mix greener, Incentives for the expansion of renewable energies This is where the Grüner Strom-Label comes in: if you choose a tariff that has been awarded our seal of approval, you can be sure that every kilowatt hour you consume will go towards the expansion of renewable energies. The guaranteed investments in the environmentally compatible expansion of renewable energies are an essential Distinguishing feature compared to many other green electricity labels and green electricity tariffs.

Green electricity tariffs for private customers require an investment of at least 0.5 cents per kilowatt hour. Many energy providers also invest more than 0.5 cents per kilowatt hour.

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For trade customers, the Subsidy contribution are lower due to the higher consumption values: they range from 0.1 cents to 0.4 cents per kilowatt hour.

Yes. Green electricity tariffs do not necessarily have to bear a label. Certification by the Grüner Strom-Label or other seals of approval is voluntary. There are electricity providers who do not have their tariffs independently verified at all. Here, consumers must decide for themselves how credible the offer is.

In addition, it is not the energy providers that are certified, but only the individual tariffs. You can find more information about our certification here.

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