The Center for Energy Research at ETH Zurich

The Energy Science Center (ESC) aims to facilitate the deployment of an environmentally friendly, reliable, low risk, economically viable and socially compatible sustainable energy system.

Linking over fifty professors from eleven ETH Zurich departments, the ESC enhances cooperation between ETH Zurich, industry, government and society on energy related issues.

Energy News


Chancen und Risiken im Energiesektor

Über Chancen und Risiken der Energiestrategie 2050 bloggt Christian Schaffner Read more 


Energy Delegation from Italy today at ETH

The meeting was organised by the Swiss Federal Office of Energy together with the Energy Science Center of ETH Zurich. The Italian Delegation was headed by Gilberto Dialuce, General Director of DGSAIE (General Directorate for Security of Supply and Energy Infrastructure). Professor Franck presented the High Voltage Laboratory.   Read more 


We welcome our new member, Pedro Crespo del Granado

We are happy to welcome our latest colleague at the Energy Science Center, Pedro Crespo del Granado. He will work as a Post-doc in the area of integrated modelling of energy systems. Read more 


Our new webpage is now online!

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Electricity Consumption of Swiss Data Centers Increasing

A study conducted by the Swiss Federal Office of Energy (BFE) and the Schweizerische Verband der Telekommunikation (asut) shows the increasing demand of space and electricity of Swiss data centers. 2013 2.8% of all electricity consumed in Switzerland was coming from data centers.  Read more 

21.07.2014 | Fabio Bergamin | D-BAUG

A village with CO2-neutral buildings is possible

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04.07.2014 | Samuel Schlaefli, Florian Meyer

35,000 schemes designed to boost sustainability at ETH Zurich

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ESC Events

Innovationen fürs Klima: Was braucht es, damit wir handeln können?

Mittwoch, 5. November 2014, 15.30 - 19.00 Uhr, ETH Zürich, Hauptgebäude

Please note that this event will be in German.

Informationen und Anmeldung

Broschüre (PDF, 528 KB) (PDF, 528 KB)

Energieversorgung 2050: Intergration oder Inseldenken?

Donnerstag, 11. Dezember 2014, 15.00 - 19.00 Uhr,

ETH Zürich, Hauptgebäude

Please note that this event will be in German

Informationen und Anmeldung

Programm (PDF, 249 KB)

Previous Events

Zernez Energia 2020 Exhibition

July, 21st - August, 17th 2014

Further details about the event and the projectare available.

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