Solar Power For Swiss Ski Destination
Axpo’s 10 MW Alpine Solar Plant For Mountain Railway In Switzerland’s Disentis Ski Area
Monday, 08 May 2023
Swiss utility Axpo has announced plans to build a 10 MW alpine solar power plant at an altitude of 2,100 meters near the La Muotta peak in Switzerland that will power the mountain railway that takes visitors to Disentis ski area in the Canton of Grisons.
Switzerland Gives Legality To ‘Solar Offensive’
Swiss Federal Council Simplifies Approvals For Utility Scale Solar Power Projects; Says No PV Systems On Crop Rotation Land
Wednesday, 22 Mar 2023
Switzerland’s Federal Council has passed amendments that simplify the approval process for large scale solar PV systems.
Switzerland Launches Maiden Auction For HEIV Funding
Switzerland’s Pronovo Open Bidding Round For 50 MW Solar PV Capacity For Systems Above 150 kW Under HEIV Scheme
Friday, 20 Jan 2023
Switzerland’s enforcement agency for federal subsidy program for electricity production from renewable energies, Pronovo has invited bids to award state subsidy under the country’s newly announced high one-time payment for photovoltaic systems (HEIV) scheme to solar PV systems.
Switzerland Introduces New Solar Subsidies Under HEIV
Solar Systems With 2 kW & 150 kW Range Eligible for New High One-Time PV Funding Program In Switzerland
Wednesday, 18 Jan 2023
The Government of Switzerland has introduced a new funding model targeting small scale solar PV systems commissioned from January 1, 2023, with the high one-time payment for photovoltaic systems (HEIV) under which up to 60% of investment costs for reference systems will be reimbursed.
Switzerland’s Largest Open-Space Solar System In Bern
Bern Airport To Host Switzerland’s Largest Solar PV Plant With 35 MW DC Capacity To Generate 35 GWh Annually
Monday, 16 Jan 2023
Bern Airport in Switzerland is to host the country’s Largest open-space solar power plant with 35 MW DC capacity, to be built by local electricity utility BKW AG, on the current grass runways and agricultural land for a total investment worth CHF 30 million.
Alpiq Planning ‘Major’ Alpine Swiss Solar Power Project
Switzerland’s Alpiq To Build Alpine Solar Plant 2,800 Meters Above Sea Level On Former Quarry For Grande Dixence Hydropower Dam
Friday, 23 Dec 2022
Swiss electricity generator Alpiq along with Grande Dixence SA and the municipality of Hérémence have announced a new bifacial Alpine solar power plant in Switzerland, at an altitude of 2,800 meters above sea level, with potential to produce 40 GWh.
Switzerland Promising Subsidies For New Solar In 2023 & Beyond
CHF 600 Million Funds Reserved By Switzerland To Increase 2023 Annual Solar PV Installations
Thursday, 01 Dec 2022
The Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE) has reserved CHF 600 million to promote solar PV in 2023 to ensure expansion can continue quickly and without ‘waiting periods for subsidies’ and has also set aside ‘sufficient funds’ for the following years so that there are no waiting lists.
Switzerland To Launch Solar Auctions For 150 kW & Above
Swiss Federal Council Clears Plans For Solar Auctions & Boosts PV Capacity For Alpine Region
Friday, 25 Nov 2022
Under new ordinances amended by the Federal Council of Switzerland to strengthen the country’s energy supply, it will launch auctions to award solar power projects with 150 kW capacity and above, and also offer a ‘height bonus’ for alpine solar.
Europe PV News Snippets
EnBW Becomes Sole Stakeholder In DZ4 & More From Ecoener, Switzerland, GreenGo, Harmony Energy, Econergy
Friday, 04 Nov 2022
EnBW takes over 100% of DZ4; Ecoener switches on largest RE complex in Canary Islands; Citizens oppose 250 MW solar plant for Swiss Alps; GreenGo & Nordic Solar to partner for 250 MW solar in Denmark; Harmony’s 40 MW UK solar farm approved; Eco.
Switzerland To Increase Energy Autonomy For Real Estate
Swiss Federal Council Agrees To Equip All Roof & Facades With Solar PV Systems In 12 Years
Thursday, 27 Oct 2022
The Federal Council of Switzerland has approved 2 motions under which all suitable roofs and façade areas of the federal government will be equipped with solar PV systems by 2034 with an aim to increase the autonomy of federal real estate in the electricity sector.
Switzerland Launches Call For Solar Along National Roads
FEDRO Invites Applications For Solar Panels To Be Installed For Noise Barriers & Rest Areas
Tuesday, 20 Sep 2022
The Federal Roads Office (FEDRO) in Switzerland has officially launched a call to install solar PV panels along national roads for around 350 noise barriers and 100 rest areas, group into 15 lots, to explore the potential of this technology.
Switzerland Bats For 45 TWh RE Production In 2050
Switzerland To Give Precedence To Renewable Energy Over Other Interests To Ensure Security Of Electricity Supply
Monday, 19 Sep 2022
The Federal Parliament of Switzerland has agreed to the Federal Council’s recommendation to increase the annual renewable energy production target in 2035 to a minimum of 35 TWh, scaled up to 45 TWh in 2050, while facilitating solar PV installations.
‘Largest’ Alpine Solar Plant Online In Switzerland
Axpo’s 2.2 MW Alpine Solar Plant In Switzerland Fully Operational Now
Friday, 02 Sep 2022
Switzerland’s Axpo has energized 2.2 MW AlpinSolar Project as the country’s ‘largest’ alpine solar power plant that’s contracted to supply clean energy to local supermarket chain Denner under a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for use in its stores.
Hybrid Small Wind & Solar System In Swiss Alps
Switzerland To Try Out Hybrid Wind & Solar Installation In Alpine Terrain For Future Use By Federal Government
Tuesday, 30 Aug 2022
The Swiss Competence Center for Procurement, Technology and Real Estate (armasuisse Immobilien) is seeking approval to set up one of Switzerland’s 1st small wind-solar hybrid systems as a test facility in the country’s alpine terrain to test its suitability in the region.
Swiss Tender Planned For PV Along National Roads
Switzerland To Auction Noise Barrier Space for Renewable Energy Production
Thursday, 18 Aug 2022
The Federal Council of Switzerland has amended its National Roads Ordinance (NSV) to offer areas along national roads free of charge for the production of renewable energies, and plans to launch a tender to allocate areas for solar PV systems by the end of 2022.
Switzerland Added 683 MW New Solar In 2021
After Over 40% PV Market Growth in 2021, Swissolar Forecasts Switzerland To Install Up To 900 MW Solar Capacity In 2022
Friday, 15 Jul 2022
The solar market of Switzerland installed 683 MW new solar energy capacity in 2021, says Swissolar referring to official statistics, representing annual growth of 43% and a record number for any year, thanks to high electricity prices, booming electr.
Switzerland Consulting For RE Funding
Swiss Federal Council Invites Proposals For Renewable Energy Funding Mechanism
Monday, 04 Apr 2022
The Federal Council of Switzerland has opened a consultation process to revise the current funding mechanism for renewable energy sources as solar PV, wind, geothermal with plans including winter bonus for solar PV systems.
Axpo Aims For 10 GW Solar By 2030
Swiss Utility To Expand Solar Portfolio About 20 Times Its Size By 2030 Mostly Abroad
Friday, 18 Feb 2022
Switzerland based electricity utility Axpo plans to grow its solar power portfolio, about 20 times its size today, to 10 GW by 2030, with an initial 4 GW to be developed in the markets of Spain, Italy and Poland.
Switzerland’s ‘Largest’ Solar Installation
Alpiq Plans To Deploy Bifacial Solar Panels For Largest Swiss Solar Plant With 18 MW Capacity
Wednesday, 09 Feb 2022
Swiss electricity producer and energy trader Alpiq has announced plans to deploy bifacial solar panels for the ‘largest’ solar PV installation in Switzerland and the ‘largest’ high-alpine PV project in the Alps, with 18 MW capacity, at between 2,000 and 2,200 meters above sea level.
Additional Incentive For PV In Switzerland
Swiss Federal Council Seeks Consultation On Increasing Incentives For Solar PV
Tuesday, 08 Feb 2022
To accelerate solar energy expansion in the country, the Federal Council of Switzerland is seeking stakeholder opinion on its plans to offer additional incentives to the market, especially for rooftops and building façades, while also aiming to simplify the approval process for the same.
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