You want 100% sustainable electricity for your home and vehicle.
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Reduce your personal carbon footprint with electricity based on renewable energy sources.
With Volkswagen Naturstrom, you can reduce the carbon footprint of your electrical appliances and vehicles – also during their service life.
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TÜV Nord conducts annual inspections to verify Volkswagen Naturstrom sources. It certifies that Volkswagen Naturstrom and electricity purchased from eco-power plants in Germany, Austria, France and Switzerland is always carbon-neutral. Volkswagen Naturstrom is generated 100% from renewable sources.
Volkswagen Naturstrom is a product of Elli, a Volkswagen Group brand. Volkswagen has already committed to the European Green Deal for a sustainable EU economy, and is ready to play its part in achieving this goal. All the Group's activities are set to be 100% carbon-neutral and net emission-free no later than 2050. We are also aware that e-mobility and the move to renewable energy will require a holistic approach and smart new solutions.
Our answers are Elli and Volkswagen Naturstrom.
Diesel vs. e-car during the vehicle’s use phase: overall energy comparison
It depends on the electricity mix – this has a major impact on the carbon footprint of an e-car. If you want to be sure, you should charge your e-car with green electricity. That's why we offer a green electricity contract with Volkswagen Naturstrom, giving you the confidence that your e-car will be climate-friendly.
To compare different vehicle types, we need to consider carbon emissions in three phases:
The manufacture of an e-car causes 58 grams CO₂ equivalent per km, more than double the emissions of diesel vehicle manufacture (27 CO₂ equivalent per km).
CO₂ emissions vary depending on the source of the electricity. If it is generated from renewable energy sources such as wind turbines, CO₂ emissions are near zero. However, with the typical grid mix in Germany, emissions are 85 grams CO₂ equivalent per km. By way of contrast, extraction and production of diesel generates just 11 grams CO₂ equivalent per km.
The major advantage of e-cars is that there are no CO₂ emissions at all during the vehicle’s operational life. With a diesel vehicle, however, this is the phase with the highest CO₂ emissions (100 grams CO₂ equivalent per km).
In conclusion, an e-car’s carbon footprint depends heavily on the electricity mix. To ensure truly climate-friendly mobility, take up our Volkswagen Naturstrom contract, and get green electricity for your car and home.
* All values are based on an e-Golf 7 production and use (200,000 km) in EU
24 months full price guarantee*
Volkswagen Naturstrom Blue
12 months limited price guarantee**
period of notice 4 weeks before end of contract
Monthly in advance, invoice at end of billing period
* Volkswagen Naturstrom: Elli offers a full price guarantee for a period of 12 months from the start of supply. For this period Elli guarantees not to increase prices. Afterwards, Elli guarantees during the minimum contract period not to increase prices owing to changes in billing, procurement, distribution and other administrative costs. Please refer to our price and delivery conditions for this product.
** Volkswagen Naturstrom Blue: Elli offers a limited price guarantee for a period of 12 months from the start of supply. During this period Elli guarantees not to make any price adjustments due to changes in grid usage fees, billing, procurement, distribution and other administrative costs. Please refer to our price and delivery conditions for this product.
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