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  • Potential use of lakes and rivers for heat extraction and heat discharge

    Culture, media, information society, sport, Energy, Geography, Territory and environment

    Lakes and rivers provide a great yet largely untapped source of thermal energy. In Switzerland, this renewable source of energy source could be used for heating (heat extraction...

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    • WMS
    • API
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  • Sustainable potential of non-woody biomass resources for bioenergy in Switzer...

    Culture, media, information society, sport, Energy, Geography, Territory and environment

    Biomass is a renewable resource for energy which can be transformed into several forms of energy: heat, electricity, biogas or liquid fuels. Non-woody types of biomass were inve...

    • SERVICE
    • WMS
    • API
  • Waste incineration plants (MWI)

    Culture, media, information society, sport, Energy, Geography, Territory and environment

    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...

    • ZIP
    • API
    • SERVICE
    • WMS
  • Sustainable potential of woody biomass resources for bioenergy in Switzerland...

    Culture, media, information society, sport, Energy, Geography, Territory and environment

    Biomass is a renewable resource for energy which can be transformed into several forms of energy: heat, electricity, biogas or liquid fuels. Woody types of biomass were investig...

    • SERVICE
    • WMS
    • API
  • Statistics on hydropower plants (WASTA)

    Culture, media, information society, sport, Energy, Geography, Territory and environment

    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...

    • ZIP
    • SERVICE
    • WMS
    • API
  • Dams under federal supervision

    Culture, media, information society, sport, Energy, Geography, Territory and environment

    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...

    • SERVICE
    • WMS
    • ZIP
    • API
  • Sectoral Plan Deep Geological Repositories

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Most of the radioactive waste in Switzerland comes from the country's five nuclear power plants, though a certain amount is also produced in the healthcare sector, in industry a...

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    • WMS
    • API
  • Compensation for losses due to the use of hydraulic power (CLHPO)

    Culture, media, information society, sport, Energy, Geography, Territory and environment

    Protected areas under the terms of the Ordinance of 25 October 1995 on Compensation for Losses due to the Use of Hydraulic Power (CLHPO), based on contractual regulations betwee...

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    • WMS
    • API
  • Electricity Transmission Lines sectoral plan - consultations

    Culture, media, information society, sport, Energy, Geography, Territory and environment

    The Electricity Transmission Lines sectoral plan is an overlying federal government planning and co-ordination instrument for the expansion and further development of the high-v...

    • SERVICE
    • API
  • Wind Atlas of Switzerland: Frequency of meteorological icing at 100 metres ab...

    Culture, media, information society, sport, Energy, Geography, Territory and environment

    In Switzerland, the mountain regions (Jura, Alps and Alpine foothills) are the most suitable regions for exploiting wind energy potential. But here, the air temperature during t...

    • SERVICE
    • WMS
    • API
  • Wind energy concept – Swiss federal government basic map of main areas with w...

    Culture, media, information society, sport, Energy, Geography, Territory and environment

    The wind energy concept is a concept in accordance with Art. 13 of the Swiss Spatial Planning Act (SPA, SR 700). The concept defines both the principal federal government intere...

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    • WMS
  • Wind energy plants

    Culture, media, information society, sport, Energy, Geography, Territory and environment

    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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    • WMS
    • ZIP
    • API
  • Potential of small hydropower plants in Switzerland

    Culture, media, information society, sport, Energy, Geography, Territory and environment

    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...

    • ZIP
    • WMS
    • SERVICE
    • API
  • Suitability of façades for the use of solar energy

    Culture, media, information society, sport, Energy, Geography, Territory and environment

    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...

    • SERVICE
    • ZIP
    • TXT
    • WMS
    • API
  • Suitability of roofs for the use of solar energy

    Culture, media, information society, sport, Energy, Geography, Territory and environment

    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...

    • ZIP
    • SERVICE
    • TXT
    • WMS
    • API
  • Biogas plants

    Culture, media, information society, sport, Energy, Geography, Territory and environment

    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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    • WMS
    • ZIP
    • API
  • Wind Atlas of Switzerland: Annual average of the modelled wind speed and dire...

    Culture, media, information society, sport, Energy, Geography, Territory and environment

    The Wind Atlas of Switzerland describes the wind conditions at five different heights above the ground: 50, 75, 100, 125 and 150 metres. The data are based on a nation-wide mode...

    • SERVICE
    • WMS
  • Wind Atlas of Switzerland: Annual average of the modelled wind speed and dire...

    Culture, media, information society, sport, Energy, Geography, Territory and environment

    The Wind Atlas of Switzerland describes the wind conditions at five different heights above the ground: 50, 75, 100, 125 and 150 metres. The data are based on a nation-wide mode...

    • SERVICE
    • WMS
  • Wind Atlas of Switzerland: Annual average of the modelled wind speed and dire...

    Culture, media, information society, sport, Energy, Geography, Territory and environment

    The Wind Atlas of Switzerland describes the wind conditions at five different heights above the ground: 50, 75, 100, 125 and 150 metres. The data are based on a nation-wide mode...

    • SERVICE
    • WMS
  • Electricity Transmission Lines sectoral plan

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The Electricity Transmission Lines sectoral plan is an overlying federal government planning and co-ordination instrument for the expansion and further development of the high-v...

    • SERVICE
    • WMS
    • API