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5

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Ostrom 1st Birthday: How It Started vs. How It's Going

Ostrom turns a year old today! A quick look back on what we've accomplished and our vision for the future.

Energy

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5

min read

Ostrom signs new PPA with GETEC

Starting in the second half of 2022, Ostrom will purchase green power directly from Hannover-based energy service provider GETEC ENERGIE via PPAs.

Ostrom

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2

min read

Ostrom Price Decrease

The energy market has recently cooled off from record highs and therefore electricity prices have started to fall. As promised, we will now also lower our prices and pass on the savings to you. Read more about our recent price decrease here!

Energy

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1

min read

Ostrom Price Adjustment

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

Ostrom

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5

min 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

Expat

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5

min read

How you can benefit from the new Fair Consumer Contracts Act

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

Energy

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5

min read

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.

Expat

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5

min read

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.

Environment

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5

min read

Ostrom's Energy Saving Tips

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 :)

Energy

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9

min read

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.

Energy

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8

min read

The Ostrom Tariff Explained

Ever wondered how your electricity tariff is composed? Here's a quick explanation of how the Ostrom tariff is set up.

Energy

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9

min read

“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.

Expat

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4

min read

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.

Energy

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6

min read

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.

Expat

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7

min read

Beginner’s Guide to the German Electricity Market

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

Energy

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4

min read

Here's how home office affects your electricity bill

Learn about three ways to lower your electricity bill at home during home office.

Environment

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5

min read

What the EU's tougher climate targets imply

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

Energy

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4

min read

How Christmas becomes cozy and green

Three tips how to lower your electricity bill on Christmas

Energy

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3

min read

How the electricity market developed in 2020

The impact of the pandemic on the rising share of renewable energy

Energy

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4

min read

Why customers won't benefit from switching portals

Discovering the reason for 9.7 million Germans changing their electricity provider

Environment

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6

min read

This is how strong the e-bike trend is in Germany

How the pandemic fuelled the e-bike trend and why not all e-bikes are environmentally friendly

Ostrom

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5

min read

Why the name Ostrom?

Elinor Ostrom & The Tragedy of the Commons

Ostrom

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5

min read

Ostrom 1st Birthday: How It Started vs. How It's Going

Ostrom turns a year old today! A quick look back on what we've accomplished and our vision for the future.

Energy

A clock icon

5

min read

Ostrom signs new PPA with GETEC

Starting in the second half of 2022, Ostrom will purchase green power directly from Hannover-based energy service provider GETEC ENERGIE via PPAs.

Ostrom

A clock icon

2

min read

Ostrom Price Decrease

The energy market has recently cooled off from record highs and therefore electricity prices have started to fall. As promised, we will now also lower our prices and pass on the savings to you. Read more about our recent price decrease here!

Energy

A clock icon

1

min read

Ostrom Price Adjustment

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

Ostrom

A clock icon

5

min 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

Expat

A clock icon

5

min read

How you can benefit from the new Fair Consumer Contracts Act

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

Energy

A clock icon

5

min read

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.

Expat

A clock icon

5

min read

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.

Environment

A clock icon

5

min read

Ostrom's Energy Saving Tips

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 :)

Energy

A clock icon

9

min read

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.

Energy

A clock icon

8

min read

The Ostrom Tariff Explained

Ever wondered how your electricity tariff is composed? Here's a quick explanation of how the Ostrom tariff is set up.

Energy

A clock icon

9

min read

“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.

Expat

A clock icon

4

min read

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.

Energy

A clock icon

6

min read

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.

Expat

A clock icon

7

min read

Beginner’s Guide to the German Electricity Market

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

Energy

A clock icon

4

min read

Here's how home office affects your electricity bill

Learn about three ways to lower your electricity bill at home during home office.

Environment

A clock icon

5

min read

What the EU's tougher climate targets imply

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

Energy

A clock icon

4

min read

How Christmas becomes cozy and green

Three tips how to lower your electricity bill on Christmas

Energy

A clock icon

3

min read

How the electricity market developed in 2020

The impact of the pandemic on the rising share of renewable energy

Energy

A clock icon

4

min read

Why customers won't benefit from switching portals

Discovering the reason for 9.7 million Germans changing their electricity provider

Environment

A clock icon

6

min read

This is how strong the e-bike trend is in Germany

How the pandemic fuelled the e-bike trend and why not all e-bikes are environmentally friendly

Ostrom

A clock icon

5

min read

Why the name Ostrom?

Elinor Ostrom & The Tragedy of the Commons

Ostrom

A clock icon

5

min read

Ostrom 1st Birthday: How It Started vs. How It's Going

Ostrom turns a year old today! A quick look back on what we've accomplished and our vision for the future.

Energy

A clock icon

5

min read

Ostrom signs new PPA with GETEC

Starting in the second half of 2022, Ostrom will purchase green power directly from Hannover-based energy service provider GETEC ENERGIE via PPAs.

Ostrom

A clock icon

2

min read

Ostrom Price Decrease

The energy market has recently cooled off from record highs and therefore electricity prices have started to fall. As promised, we will now also lower our prices and pass on the savings to you. Read more about our recent price decrease here!

Energy

A clock icon

1

min read

Ostrom Price Adjustment

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

Ostrom

A clock icon

5

min 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

Expat

A clock icon

5

min read

How you can benefit from the new Fair Consumer Contracts Act

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

Energy

A clock icon

5

min read

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.

Expat

A clock icon

5

min read

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.

Environment

A clock icon

5

min read

Ostrom's Energy Saving Tips

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 :)

Energy

A clock icon

9

min read

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.

Energy

A clock icon

8

min read

The Ostrom Tariff Explained

Ever wondered how your electricity tariff is composed? Here's a quick explanation of how the Ostrom tariff is set up.

Energy

A clock icon

9

min read

“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.

Expat

A clock icon

4

min read

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.

Energy

A clock icon

6

min read

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.

Expat

A clock icon

7

min read

Beginner’s Guide to the German Electricity Market

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

Energy

A clock icon

4

min read

Here's how home office affects your electricity bill

Learn about three ways to lower your electricity bill at home during home office.

Environment

A clock icon

5

min read

What the EU's tougher climate targets imply

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

Energy

A clock icon

4

min read

How Christmas becomes cozy and green

Three tips how to lower your electricity bill on Christmas

Energy

A clock icon

3

min read

How the electricity market developed in 2020

The impact of the pandemic on the rising share of renewable energy

Energy

A clock icon

4

min read

Why customers won't benefit from switching portals

Discovering the reason for 9.7 million Germans changing their electricity provider

Environment

A clock icon

6

min read

This is how strong the e-bike trend is in Germany

How the pandemic fuelled the e-bike trend and why not all e-bikes are environmentally friendly

Ostrom

A clock icon

5

min read

Why the name Ostrom?

Elinor Ostrom & The Tragedy of the Commons

Ostrom

A clock icon

5

min read

Ostrom 1st Birthday: How It Started vs. How It's Going

Ostrom turns a year old today! A quick look back on what we've accomplished and our vision for the future.

Energy

A clock icon

5

min read

Ostrom signs new PPA with GETEC

Starting in the second half of 2022, Ostrom will purchase green power directly from Hannover-based energy service provider GETEC ENERGIE via PPAs.

Ostrom

A clock icon

2

min read

Ostrom Price Decrease

The energy market has recently cooled off from record highs and therefore electricity prices have started to fall. As promised, we will now also lower our prices and pass on the savings to you. Read more about our recent price decrease here!

Energy

A clock icon

1

min read

Ostrom Price Adjustment

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

Ostrom

A clock icon

5

min 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

Expat

A clock icon

5

min read

How you can benefit from the new Fair Consumer Contracts Act

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

Energy

A clock icon

5

min read

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.

Expat

A clock icon

5

min read

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.

Environment

A clock icon

5

min read

Ostrom's Energy Saving Tips

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 :)

Energy

A clock icon

9

min read

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.

Energy

A clock icon

8

min read

The Ostrom Tariff Explained

Ever wondered how your electricity tariff is composed? Here's a quick explanation of how the Ostrom tariff is set up.

Energy

A clock icon

9

min read

“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.

Expat

A clock icon

4

min read

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.

Energy

A clock icon

6

min read

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.

Expat

A clock icon

7

min read

Beginner’s Guide to the German Electricity Market

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

Energy

A clock icon

4

min read

Here's how home office affects your electricity bill

Learn about three ways to lower your electricity bill at home during home office.

Environment

A clock icon

5

min read

What the EU's tougher climate targets imply

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

Energy

A clock icon

4

min read

How Christmas becomes cozy and green

Three tips how to lower your electricity bill on Christmas

Energy

A clock icon

3

min read

How the electricity market developed in 2020

The impact of the pandemic on the rising share of renewable energy

Energy

A clock icon

4

min read

Why customers won't benefit from switching portals

Discovering the reason for 9.7 million Germans changing their electricity provider

Environment

A clock icon

6

min read

This is how strong the e-bike trend is in Germany

How the pandemic fuelled the e-bike trend and why not all e-bikes are environmentally friendly

Ostrom

A clock icon

5

min read

Why the name Ostrom?

Elinor Ostrom & The Tragedy of the Commons