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23.05.2017

"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

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

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

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 

08.05.2017

Invitation: 1st EUSALP Energy Congress 2017

The EUSALP Action Group 9 "Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energies" invites to the first EUSALP Energy Congress on June 9th, 2017 in Bolzano. The focus this year is "Energy Efficiency in SME - Chance for the Energy Model Region EUSALP" Read more 

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ETH News related to Energy

09.05.2017

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 

31.03.2017

Science responds to industry

At the symposium “The Global Energy Challenge – A Corporate View”, representatives of international companies will present their energy strategies and visions for the future, while researchers from ETH Zurich evaluate the strategies from a scientific point of view. Christian Schaffner, Executive Director of ETH Zurich’s Energy Science Center and organiser of the symposium, explains this novel format. Read more 

14.03.2017

Liquid fuel for future computers

In the future, a new type of tiny redox flow battery will supply tightly packed electronic components with energy, while also dissipating the heat they produce. Read more 

02.02.2017

Why energy forecasts often fail

Players in the energy industry and the policy domain often depend on forecasts. A closer look reveals that these predictions sometimes fall wide of the mark. Underestimating innovation dynamics is one reason why. Read more 

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