Awards for outstanding energy efficiency projects of Salzgitter
Flachstahl, erecon, Caféhaus LANGES and EJOT Fastening Systems
BERLIN, Nov. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - The Deutsche Energie-Agentur GmbH (dena) - the German Energy Agency - has awarded four companies with the
Energy Efficiency Award 2013 at its Energy Efficiency Congress in
Berlin. The first prize went to Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH, who
manufactures flat steel products, for their holistic business strategy
for a systematic reduction of energy consumption. The second prize went
to the IT consulting company erecon AG from Bremen for their systematic
implementation of a variety of energy efficiency measures in their own
data centre. The Hamburg-based Caféhaus LANGES e. K. was awarded the
third prize for a consistent energetic optimisation of their production
and coffee house operation. EJOT Fastening Systems Co. Ltd., an
automotive supplier who is part of the German EJOT group in the Chinese
province of Jiangsu, was awarded the recognition award by a panel of
experts for their energy-efficient construction of a new production
The prize, a total of € 30,000, is awarded by dena as part of its "Initiative EnergieEffizienz" ("Energy Efficiency Campaign") for innovative measures to increase energy efficiency in industry and
commerce with the kind support of its premium partners DZ BANK AG,
Imtech Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG and Siemens AG. The Federal Minister
of Economics, Dr Philipp Rösler, is patron of the competition.
"The winners of the Energy Efficiency Award demonstrate that companies
can reduce their energy costs and CO2 emissions significantly with innovative ideas. Businesses that focus on
energy efficiency strengthen their competitive ability," said Stephan
Kohler, Chief Executive of dena, at the award ceremony.
Since 2007, dena has been awarding the international Energy Efficiency
Award for exemplary energy efficiency projects in industry and commerce
as part of its "Initiative EnergieEffizienz" ("Energy Efficiency Campaign"). The "Initiative EnergieEffizienz" ("Energy Efficiency Campaign") is funded by the Federal Ministry of
Economics and Technology based on a decision by the German Parliament.
Note for editorial teams: More information about the prizewinning companies at http://www.stromeffizienz.de/presse.
SOURCE: The German Energy Agency (dena)
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The German Energy Agency (dena)