North German businesses develop action plan for energy saving of Spiegel Verlag, the Jungheinrich AG, Pfannenberg and more medium-sized companies in Northern Germany are great. By 2014, they want to reduce their energy consumption significantly, quite in the sense of the environmental year in Hamburg. “It supports the Frankfurt energy professional Watt Germany and successfully launched the first Watt EffizienzAllianz North under the motto energy use rather than wasting” at the Dorint Hotel Hamburg Eppendorf. Getting to know the company, the setting of common objectives, as well as the vote of the next steps were at the center of the opening ceremony. It is the age of energy and with the energy revolution we is the question of how go in the future with energy, have moved into the focus of politics, business and population”, welcomed Otto Klatte, CEO of watt Germany GmbH, participants and guests. With the Watt EffizienzAllianz we encourage renewable thinking and want to connect with an efficient, cost-conscious and sustainable behavior for more responsibility, more partnership and greater success of medium-sized companies.” Special guest of the kick-off event was Michael West Hagmann, Chairman of the Hamburg-based industry association (ivh) and Director of Siemens region North.
In addition to the rapidly growing energy hunger in Asia, he spoke of the specific challenges facing the German economy: by 2020 the primary energy consumption in Germany should be reduced by 20 percent. The balance between security of supply, efficiency and environmental sustainability must be respected but at the same time. This is an ambitious goal, considering the many questions that we on the issues of energy efficiency and mix still stand. To achieve this goal, it needed Lighthouse projects such as the Watts EffizienzAllianz. Because she has role for business, politics, and population.” Target Watts EffizienzAllianz North is to optimize the energy efficiency of the participating companies without sacrificing performance for more competitiveness as a learning community and one common, binding action plan for this period.
The participants are heart and motor of EffizienzAllianz: benefited from their energy, their cross-industry experience and their innovative ideas specifically each individual participant. Watt Germany creates the constructive and creative framework for this platform, accompanied the company over the next three years with adequate expertise, regular evaluation and intensive advice. Three or four events of watt EffizienzAllianz North per year are planned. The next meeting will take place on February 29, 2012 at the PAV GmbH in Schierensee directly in the participating companies. More information about the Watts EffizienzAllianz see under: de/MainNav/Mittelstand/Effizienzallianz/Seiten/default.aspx about Watt Germany Watt Germany GmbH, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, was founded in 1998 as one of the first new power suppliers in the German’s liberalised electricity market and since then has become one of the most important energy providers for enterprise customers developed. Chain stores, as well as medium-sized enterprises are key target group for the individual energy solutions. 2010 Watt total was 2.337.000.000 kWh to about 23,000 delivery locations. With revenues of EUR 331 million, Watts has currently 125 employees.