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supplier mix. In the reporting period, KELAG complied with
                    the legal requirements for product and service labelling.   Measures  for  energy  efficiency  make  a  significant
                     GRI 417-1, 417-3                             contribution  to  the  sustainability  strategy.  Since  back  in
                                                                  2002, KELAG has been supporting the optimisation of the
                                                                  energy  requirements  in  customer  systems  and  the
                                                                  optimisation of its own operation and production facilities.
                                                                  Since the EEffG (Austrian Energy Efficiency Act) came into
                                                                  effect in 2015, all energy suppliers have been required to
                    The goal that the KELAG Group has set for itself is to record
                                                                  demonstrate  that  their  measures  for  energy  efficiency
                    all  the energy  requirements  within  the  organisation  as  a
                                                                  reduce the quantities of energy supplied to end customers
                    first step and subsequently develop measures to reduce the
                                                                  by 0.6 % per year. In addition, an energy audit is performed
                    energy requirements gradually in those areas that can be
                                                                  every four years to identify and evaluate potential measures
                    directly influenced (e.g., administration). This is intended to
                                                                  for  energy  efficiency  and  to  report  on  measures
                    serve  as  an  additional  contribution  by  the  company  to
                                                                  implemented.  In  the  most  recent  energy  audit,  which
                    climate protection and the conservation of resources.
                                                                  covered  the  years  2015  to  2018,  measures  for  energy
                                                                  efficiency  of  around  280  GWh  were  implemented  at
                    The  main  energy  requirements  within  the  organisation
                                                                  customers.  KELAG  thus  achieved  energy  efficiency
                    currently  stem  from  the  energy  needs  of  ongoing
                                                                  potential well beyond that required by law.
                    administrative operations, the production of electricity and
                    heat and the operation of grid facilities. In the reporting
                                                                  Key  measures  included  the  optimisation  of  industrial
                    year,  the  KELAG  Group’s  energy  requirements  came  to
                                                                  processes, the increased use of LEDs in households as well
                    around  2,644  GWh,  approximately  90%  of  which  was
                                                                  as the use of heat pumps in new buildings and renovation
                    generated  from  renewable  energy  sources.  The  main
                                                                  work. The 800 measures implemented saved around 120
                    drivers for the development of the energy requirements are
                                                                  GWh in the KELAG Group.
                    electricity  and  heat.  The  energy  requirements  in  the
                    administrative  buildings  and  for  grid  losses  play  only  a

                    minor role.

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