Stromspar-Check Kommunal is a joint initiative by the Deutsche Caritasverband e. V. (DCV) and the Association of Energy and Climate Protection Agencies in Germany, eaD (more). The initiative has several goals. On the one hand, electricity consumption in low-income households shall be minimized in order to reduce their financial burden. Simultaneously, long-term unemployed people are given the chance to re-enter the workforce as Stromspar support workers. Also, the initiative makes an important contribution to the environment and climate protection. For this, it receives funding from the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety.