FearRussiacould cut off natural gas supply,Germanyenergy regulators save energy to residents on Saturday I called for preparation. Usage increases in winter.
Federal Network Agency President Klaus Mueller urged home and apartment owners to check and coordinate gas boilers and radiators to maximize efficiency.
He told German newspaper and magazine publisher Funke Mediengruppe that "maintenance can reduce gas consumption by 10% to 15%."
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Mueller said Residents and real estate owners should use it for preparation 12 weeks before the cold begins. He said the family needs to start talking now about "whether all rooms need to be set to normal temperatures in winter, or some rooms can be a little colder". rice field.
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As a European Union, Russia will flow gas to Germany, Italy, Austria, the Czech Republic and Slovakia earlier this month. After reducing, the appeal came in the winter to scramble to replenish the storage facilities with the fuel used to produce the power, power industry and heating homes.
Russia's state-owned energy company Gazprom has blamed the technical problem of reducing natural gas through Nordstream 1, a pipeline that runs from Russia to Germany under the Baltic Sea.
The company is in Canada Due to Western sanctions against Russia's invasion of Ukraine, which stated that the refurbished equipment was stuck there.
German leaders refused to explain and politics to respond to subsequent European Union sanctions against Russia Invaded Ukraine, which was called reduction.
Germany's Minister of Economy and Climate and Deputy Prime Minister Robert Habeck, who is in charge of energy, will be able to "block" the pipeline from July 11, when regular maintenance work begins. I warned that there was. In the past summer, he said, this work required the closure of Nord Stream 1 for about 10 days.
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The question is, will future regular maintenance of the NordStream1 gas pipeline be "longer-lasting political maintenance"? How is it? Energy regulator Mueller said.
Gas from Russia In the long run, we will need to discuss savings more seriously if we "lower" the flow. "
According to Mueller, private homes, like hospitals and elderly housing with care, are specially protected if the gas supply is cut off.
"We can promise to do everything we can to avoid running out of gas in our private homes," he added. I'm completely confident that I can keep them.
He said his agency "has never seen a scenario where no more gas is coming to Germany."
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Also on Saturday, German chemical and consumer goods company Henkel will work from home in the winter to address potential supply shortages. He said he was considering encouraging employees to do so.
"Then we were able to significantly reduce the temperature of the office and employees were able to warm the house to the normal extent," Henkel CEO Carsten Knobel told the daily Rheinische Post. I did.
Earlier this month, Habeck's economic minister launched the second phase of Germany's three-stage emergency plan on natural gas supply, with Europe's largest economy facing a "crisis" and winter storage targets. Warned that he was in danger.
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