EU awards €10.6m to scale up ‘highly efficient’ solar modules production

Swiss start-up Insolight’s technology is said to have achieved an efficiency of 29% during tests in the pre-production phase

Softbank Vision Fund invests $110m in Swiss energy storage start-up

Energy Vault claims its technology enables renewables to deliver baseload power for less than the cost of fossil fuels 24 hours a day

innogy Ventures invests in Swiss smart mobility tech firm

The insights provided by Teralytics’ platform are expected to support the global shift towards electric vehicles

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Swiss solar roofs could produce 83% of all power demand

The Swiss Federal Office of Energy says panels spread across every rooftop in the country could generate around 50tWh of electricity a year

Swiss firm raises $30.8m to suck carbon from air

Climeworks has set a goal to capture 1% of global carbon emissions by 2025 through its technology

New mega-battery factory lands in Switzerland

The facility is expected to be one of the largest operations of its kind in Europe

SIX Swiss Exchange joins Climate Bonds Initiative

Switzerland’s principal stock exchange, SIX Swiss Exchange, has joined the Climate Bonds Initiative. The programme supports the growing green and climate bonds market with the aim of mobilising the $100 trillion (£72tn) bond market for climate change solutions. The exchange will work with Climate Bonds to support increased investment towards a low carbon and climate […]

Council greenlights EU-Swiss emissions trading link

The European Council has given the green light for the agreement linking the EU and Swiss emissions trading systems (ETS). It will now forward it to the European Parliament for its consent in order to conclude the agreement. The ETS is one of the main tools for cost effectively reducing greenhouse gas emissions, in particular […]

Swiss start-up shakes up solar sector

  ELN News Editor Priyanka Shrestha visits Swiss start-up Flisom’s production facility in Niederhasli where it is manufacturing flexible and customisable solar panels. Watch to find out more about the innovative technology.

New flexible and customisable solar modules unveiled

  A highly flexible, thin and light solar panel has officially been launched in Switzerland. Flisom’s new technology is said to be 98% thinner and lighter than traditional solar panels currently available on the market. The jet black modules are rollable and customizable and can be used in the roofs and facades of buildings as […]