Many finns do in everyday life environmentally friendly choices, like recycling, prefers vegetarian food and travel on public transport. Even if your electricity production is one of the most important environmental act, all do not know what kind of agreement they have for their electricity.
– electricity contract is a significant value choice, which is worth doing to the earth and for future generations. Climate change is one of the biggest challenges, and fighting is necessary, Vattenfall business director Taija Sjöblom said.
If the consumer wants to make a climate friendly choice, she chooses a fossil-free electricity produced. This means energy production that does not increase the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and thus warm climate. Fossiilittomia energy sources include nuclear power and renewable methods of producing hydro, solar and wind power.
for Example, Vattenfall sales to consumers in Finland only production form of fossil-free electricity and the electricity is the same price regardless of what way it is produced.This will reduce your electricity bills and save the environment
the Plug comes from the same electricity for all, but purchasing origin verified solar, wind and hydro electricity to the consumer can contribute to more environmentally friendly energy production. Proceeds are directed to the energy office of the administrator of the origin certification system through the electricity producers, which displace from the market of fossil fuels.
the Choice to promote clean energy, the further construction of the global and slow down climate change. The individual household choice is therefore a significant impact, which can be compared to election voting. Consumer choice will directly affect the market, Sjöblom stress.tips for smart use of electricity
Electricity should also consume smartly. For example, too high indoor temperature at the same time as well as wasting electricity that may feel uncomfortable. Savings in addition to is smart enough to minimize the electricity production side effects. Therefore, avoid the electricity consumption peak consumption time, for example in the morning. Thus, electricity does not produce inefficient and high-emitting ways, such as gas - or coal-fired power plants.
. How to find the hidden electricity-hungry, for example, on forgotten heaters.
. Always open the window can cost up to hundreds of euros per year.
. Install a water saving showerhead.
. Cleaning can be a very large impact on electricity consumption.
. Air binding the more moisture the more it is heated, so the temperature difference between the growth in air does not like change as much as during warmer weather.
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renewable energy production in the electricity has less environmental drawbacks.
Solar renewable energy , which is enough for about another 6.5 billion years. Solar energy is sustainable, because we can't ylikuluttaa it. Indirect emissions and environmental impact of generated solar panels for the production of the necessary materials as well as installation.
the Wind is renewable and emission free energy , which is used by almost unlimited. Wind power's carbon dioxide emissions form wind power construction and maintenance caused by the emissions.
water power is environmentally absolutely clean renewable form of energy , which can produce large amounts of electricity. Water power for the production of the necessary dams prevent fish movement, which will affect fish stocks and fishing. Water power is mostly already harnessed, and the construction of additional longer significant extent possible, and therefore the construction of additional emphasis on the more sun and wind.
nuclear power has an important role to play in combating climate change , because it does not cause the production process greenhouse gas emissions. Nuclear power's low carbon dioxide emissions caused by the production chain of material and fuel acquisition, equipment for the manufacture, transport, and plant construction and dismantling. Natural uranium is, to some extent radioactive and toxic. In addition, the uranium usually is enriched already a mining area, which pollutes the area. Uranium is natural in cleartext in the soil, and upon decomposition, it emits radiation people hammock jacket. In finland, it appears, inter alia, radon in the form and uranium radiation is in our environment from nuclear power regardless.
nuclear power produced energy is in full climate-efficient production mode and life cycle emissions into account also the clean, Sjöblom said.
the most Harmful to the environment are fossil fuels, since they produce electricity generates a lot of carbon dioxide emissions, which accelerate climate change.
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