Alternative fuels are becoming increasingly important Beiersdorf-Freudenberg, 08.07.2009 – commodity experts of the great Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse and Barclays Capital expect a significant price increase for raw materials, especially in the crude oil price in 2010. The current issue of the EURO reported on Sunday”. The reason for this forecast is the now incipient recovery of the world economy. We prepare us to see really strong price increases”, said the leader of the Asian commodity business of Deutsche Bank to the financial journal. Particularly crude oil for fuel and heating oil prices should be affected by the increase, since in recent years as a result of falling demand major investments in the development of new oil resources are there have been no.
This circumstance makes impossible to correct within a short time. For this forecast the current recommendations of financial institutions can be considered safe indication, in time to position itself for the rising values in commodity indices or in raw materials investing. The search for a decoupling of fluctuating fuel prices for the middle class in the spring of 2009 led EC to establishing the energy cooperative of Freudenberg. Here, the Genosssenschaftsmitglieder are their own diesel producers. In contrast to biodiesel, the cooperative WINS high-quality diesel fuel that is certified according to DIN EN 590 from biogenic residual materials. This means: A hassle-free refueling of all diesel engines is possible without the negative side effects of biodiesel. Is the ethical aspect that here, if any acreage of food to the Krafstoffgewinnung are necessary, to come as a feedstock only biogenic residual materials preferably straw and grains – used.
The farmers receive free diesel Tun for their supplied straw. In addition, the fuel that is marketed under the brand name CEHATROL is delivered to other cooperative members to the current production cost. These currently amount to 0.48 EUR / l. The model is first at four locations in Brandenburg and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern realized. Invest is Bank independent exclusively with the contributions of the members of the cooperative. A freight forwarder provides the cooperative members nationwide. Wholesale will get its own petrol station. Also for investors a membership in the energy cooperative Freudenberg can attract EC: investing members place their capital not only in a promising technology but receive a guaranteed rate of return from the first year from mi. 3.8%. No unattractive offer in times of a global financial crisis.