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Ostrom's Energy Saving Tips

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“The Real Deal”: Get Real Green Energy with Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs)

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We show you how to save electricity, money and do something good for the environment at the same time! Read our energy saving tips right in time for winter and rising prices :)

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The European Union has negotiated tighter climate targets, though the energy transition remains a sham in some areas.

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Ostrom Price Adjustment
Energy
January 17, 2022
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Ostrom Price Adjustment

Prices are still rising. We explain why we have to adjust our prices as well.

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When Energy Suppliers Go Bust: What Customers Need To Know
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December 22, 2021
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When Energy Suppliers Go Bust: What Customers Need To Know

Due to increased energy prices, more and more electricity providers are going bankrupt. This post covers what you need to know as a customer if this happens to you, and how to ensure you don't end up overpaying for electricity.

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Ostrom Price Adjustment

We, as well, have to adjust our prices due to current market fluctuations. We tell you more about our reasons, how we purchase electricity and what you can do.

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Energy
October 27, 2021
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9
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“The Real Deal”: Get Real Green Energy with Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs)

Always wanted to know what PPAs are? If yes, we have the answer to your question. No? Keep on reading about direct energy contracts, the concept behind it and how they impact climate change.

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“The Real Deal”: Get Real Green Energy with Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs)
Energy
September 13, 2021
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Are green energy certificates really green?

It's often labeled "Ökostrom", but it isn't always Ökostrom. A shot explanation of how the green energy certificate market works and why traditional energy provider can offer green tariffs without even doing anything for the environment.

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Here's how home office affects your electricity bill

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How Christmas becomes cozy and green

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How the electricity market developed in 2020

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Why customers won't benefit from switching portals

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A new law was passed to protect your rights as a consumer. Find out what this means for you in this blog article.

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How to get KfW funding for an e-car wallbox for your business
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December 23, 2021
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How to get KfW funding for an e-car wallbox for your business

The German government offers companies a comprehensive funding program for e-car charging stations through its own investment and development bank (KfW). Here you can find out exactly what the program entails and how you can apply for it.

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October 6, 2021
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Know your consumer rights

Consumer rights can be very confusing and even more so in a foreign country. Maybe you wonder what rights of special termination you got or you simply want to switch your provider, we try to help out and guide you through your consumer rights in Germany.

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The energy market in Germany can be tricky and confusing - here is a guide to help you!

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Ostrom Price Adjustment
Energy
January 17, 2022
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17
Mins read
Ostrom Price Adjustment

Prices are still rising. We explain why we have to adjust our prices as well.

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Ostrom Raises Seed Round, Bringing Total Funding to €4.4 Million
Startup
January 7, 2022
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7
Mins read
Ostrom Raises Seed Round, Bringing Total Funding to €4.4 Million

468 Capital, J12 Ventures, Global Founders Capital and Übermorgen Ventures, together with key angel investors, invest in Ostrom to scale its tech, team, and suite of energy products

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What the EU's tougher climate targets imply
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The European Union has negotiated tighter climate targets, though the energy transition remains a sham in some areas.

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August 2, 2021
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How Christmas becomes cozy and green

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How the electricity market developed in 2020

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July 30, 2021
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Why customers won't benefit from switching portals

Discovering the reason for 9.7 million Germans changing their electricity provider

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This is how strong the e-bike trend is in Germany
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July 30, 2021
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This is how strong the e-bike trend is in Germany

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