• Waste incineration plants (MWI)

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    Waste incineration is the burning of combustible waste components to reduce the volume of the waste while using the energy it contains.In 2017, Switzerland had 30 municipal wast...

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  • Suitability of façades for the use of solar energy

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    The sun's energy that reaches the Earth's surface can be used, via two proven forms of solar technology – photovoltaics (electric current) and solar thermal energy (heat) – to g...

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  • Wind energy plants

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    Wind energy plants utilise the kinetic energy of airflow to rotate turbine blades. The mechanical energy that is produced in this way is then converted by a generator into elect...

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  • Statistics on hydropower plants (WASTA)

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    The "Statistics on hydropower plants" (WASTA) contain data concerning the Swiss hydropower plants with an output of at least 300 kW. This includes technical data relating to asp...

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  • Dams under federal supervision

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    The dataset contains fundamental information about dams in Switzerland which come under the direct supervision of the Swiss Confederation. This includes data concerning the cons...

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  • Potential of small hydropower plants in Switzerland

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    The geodata product ‘Potential of small hydropower plants in Switzerland’ is the result of a GIS-based analysis carried out in 2012 as part of the research project 102835 ‘Surve...

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  • Suitability of roofs for the use of solar energy

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    Solar energy that reaches the earth’s surface can be utilised with the aid of the two established solar technologies, photovoltaics (electricity) and solar thermal energy, for t...

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  • Biogas plants

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    Biogas plants convert organic matter into gas through a fermentation process. The resulting gas mixture is composed mainly of energy-rich methane (CH4) and carbon dioxide (CO2)....

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  • Heating with renewables: Detached homes and apartment blocks with up to 6 apa...

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    A ‘renewable heating’ advice service is available to building owners who have oil, gas or electric heating and who wish to find out which renewable low-carbon heat source is mos...

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  • Current pilot and demonstration projects of the Swiss Federal Office of Energy

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    With its Pilot and Demonstration programme the Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE) promotes the development and testing of new technologies, solutions and concepts relating to...

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  • Projects of the Coordination Office for Sustainable Mobility COMO

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    The Coordination Office for Sustainable Mobility (COMO) is the central contact and coordination point and the first contact point at federal level in matters of sustainable mobi...

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  • Public energy advice services

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    There is a wide variety of public energy advice services available in Switzerland. They offer impartial advice (neutral relative to products and companies) to the public in gene...

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  • Heating with renewables: Apartment blocks with more than 6 apartments

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    A ‘renewable heating' advice service is available to building owners who have oil, gas or electric heating and who wish to find out which renewable low-carbon heat source is mos...

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  • Energy cities

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    The Energy City label is used for certifying municipalities that develop and implement a sustainable energy policy. Municipalities that have been awarded this label promote rene...

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  • 2000-Watt Sites

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    The 2000-Watt Sites label is used for certifying residential areas that are able to demonstrate a sustainable use of resources for the construction, operation and renovation of ...

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