Switzerland increases available solar rebates to $388m to support struggling market

The boost of funding available for solar rebates aims to lessen the impact of the pandemic upon the solar market and encourage more consumers to go ahead with installations

ABB provides tech for mountainous floating solar plant

The project on the Lac des Toules is predicted to produce more than 800,000 kWh of electricity per year and supply up to 220 homes in the region

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 […]