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23.05.2017 | Tanja Kim Meier

"Viel Zeit bleibt nicht" St. Galler Tagblatt im Interview mit Dr. Christian Schaffner

Energiestrategie ⋅ Christian Schaffner von der ETH Zürich sieht nach dem Ja zum Energiegesetz eine Vielzahl von Chancen für die Schweiz. Sie könne wieder Vorreiterin werden. Er erwartet eine Debatte über weitere Massnahmen. Read more 

17.05.2017 | Weekly Spotlight on Energy Research

Phasing out fossil fuel subsidies through policy combinations

Fossil fuel subsidies have major economic and environmental downsides. ETH Zurich’s Energy Politics Group (EPG) aims at identifying strategies that can overcome the political, economic and technological lock-in that make subsidy reform so difficult. Read more 

15.05.2017 | Tanja Kim Meier

Watch video "The Energy System of the Future: A System of Systems" by Dr. Christian Schaffner

Video is now available of the talk "The Energy System of the Future: A system of systems" Read more 

10.05.2017 | Weekly Spotlight on Energy Research

3D GIS for planning electric power systems

Europe’s energy suppliers need to expand or renew their grid to provide decentralized energy supply and to fulfill future requirements concerning grid stability. But where should future power lines be located? The current project of ETH Zurich tackles this issue by developing a 3D Decision Support System (3D DSS). Read more 

09.05.2017 | Nina Boogen, ETH Zürich | D-MTEC

Swiss households could save energy

Efficient use of electricity is central to Energy Strategy 2050. But how much electricity-saving potential do Swiss households actually have? And which factors influence this efficiency? Read more 

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