We did not take the choice of our new providers easily. In addition to the generation of sustainable green electricity, it was also important for us to support environmental projects. The expansion of renewable energy sources should also be promoted. For example, for every kWh consumed at B.I.G., one additional cent is now invested in the energy transition. Providers who re-label coal and nuclear power as green electricity using purchased certificates, so-called grey electricity providers, did not get a chance.
The decision finally was made in favor of Polarstern, which has been recognized by numerous German institutions such as Öko-Test, Grüner Strom-Label, TÜV Nord or Statista, among others, as “Innovator of the Year”.