Lower electricity costs thanks to efficient energy management

In Germany plant operators receive remuneration for the eco-power they produce and grid operators and utilities are obligated to purchase that power on a preferential basis. The higher costs are passed on to consumers in the form of a reallocation charge. That system hits power-intensive businesses like cement producers especially hard.

In the cement industry, electricity consumption is the second most important cost factor and has a direct impact on the price of cement. The special adjustment regulations for electricity-intensive industrial companies allow for a reduction of the reallocation...

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