37 datasets found

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

    Swiss Federal Office of Energy SFOE
    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)...

    Last updated: December 31, 2018

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    • GPKG
    • water-related-process
    • space-provided-for-waters
    • nature
    • gis-geographic-information-sys...
    • standing-water
    • watercourse
    • water
    • urban-environment-urban-stress
    • climate
    • energy
    • social-aspects-population
    • resources
    • general
    • geography
    • trade-services
    • natural-dynamics
    • energy
    • surface-water-management
    • water-geographic
  • Waste incineration plants (MWI)

    Swiss Federal Office of Energy SFOE
    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 waste...

    Last updated: December 31, 2020

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    • conservation-and-archiving-pla...
    • energy-resources
    • energy-recovery
    • waste
    • incineration-of-waste
    • waste-disposal
    • energy
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infr...
  • Sustainable potential of woody biomass resources for bioenergy in Switzerland at the municipality level

    Swiss Federal Office of Energy SFOE
    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...

    Last updated: September 6, 2018

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    • conservation-and-archiving-pla...
    • energy-resource
    • energy-resources
    • energy
    • biomass-energy
    • biomass
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infr...
  • Sustainable potential of non-woody biomass resources for bioenergy in Switzerland at the municipality level

    Swiss Federal Office of Energy SFOE
    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...

    Last updated: September 6, 2018

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    • conservation-and-archiving-pla...
    • energy-resource
    • energy-resources
    • energy
    • biomass-energy
    • biomass
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infr...
  • Wind Atlas of Switzerland: Frequency of meteorological icing at 100 metres above the ground

    Swiss Federal Office of Energy SFOE
    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 the...

    Last updated: May 31, 2016

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    • meteorology
    • energy
    • wind-power
    • wind-power-station
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infr...
  • Wind energy plants

    Swiss Federal Office of Energy SFOE
    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...

    Last updated: December 31, 2020

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    • ZIP
    • conservation-and-archiving-pla...
    • energy-resources
    • wind-power
    • wind-power-station
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infr...
  • Wind energy concept – Swiss federal government basic map of main areas with wind-power potential

    Swiss Federal Office of Energy SFOE
    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 interests...

    Last updated: September 18, 2020

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    • wind-power
    • planning
    • wind
    • renewable-energy-source
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infr...
  • Electricity production plants

    Swiss Federal Office of Energy SFOE
    Culture, media, information society, sport, Energy, Geography, Territory and environment

    An electricity production plant is a technical facility for generating electricity. It is in the public interest to have a spatial overview of all electricity production plants in...

    Last updated: November 29, 2021

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    • GPKG
    • INTERLIS
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    • conservation-and-archiving-pla...
    • official-geodata
    • production-and-industrial-faci...
    • energy-resources
    • utility-and-governmental-servi...
  • Suitability of façades for the use of solar energy

    Swiss Federal Office of Energy SFOE
    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...

    Last updated: July 1, 2021

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    • ZIP
    • TXT
    • renewable-energy-source
    • solar-energy
    • energy-source
    • energy-resources
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infr...
  • Reserved zones for lines with a rated voltage of 220kV or higher

    Swiss Federal Office of Energy SFOE
    Culture, media, information society, sport, Energy, Geography, Territory and environment

    A reserved zone serves to keep an area free for future lines. In a reserved zone, no projects that could interfere with the construction of a new line may be undertaken for a...

    Last updated: October 14, 2021

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    • official-geodata
    • conservation-and-archiving-pla...
    • energy-resources
    • utility-and-governmental-servi...
    • production-and-industrial-faci...
  • Statistics on hydropower plants (WASTA)

    Swiss Federal Office of Energy SFOE
    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...

    Last updated: December 31, 2020

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    • SERVICE
    • official-geodata
    • conservation-and-archiving-pla...
    • energy-resources
    • hydrography
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infr...
  • Compensation for losses due to the use of hydraulic power (CLHPO)

    Swiss Federal Office of Energy SFOE
    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 between...

    Last updated: September 8, 2011

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    • conservation-and-archiving-pla...
    • official-geodata
    • energy-resources
    • protected-sites
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infr...
  • Nuclear Power Plants

    Swiss Federal Office of Energy SFOE
    Culture, media, information society, sport, Energy, Geography, Territory and environment

    Nuclear power plants are facilities for the commercial generation of electrical power from controlled nuclear fission. The four Swiss nuclear power plants have a total output of...

    Last updated: December 20, 2019

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    • inspire
    • conservation-and-archiving-pla...
    • official-geodata
    • utility-and-governmental-servi...
    • energy-resources
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infr...
  • Dams under federal supervision

    Swiss Federal Office of Energy SFOE
    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...

    Last updated: July 20, 2021

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    • official-geodata
    • conservation-and-archiving-pla...
    • energy-resources
    • hydrography
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infr...
  • Building lines for heavy current installations

    Swiss Federal Office of Energy SFOE
    Culture, media, information society, sport, Energy, Geography, Territory and environment

    A building line secures the space required for the operation, renovation or expansion of a heavy current installation. No construction that interferes with the operation,...

    Last updated: October 14, 2021

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    • official-geodata
    • conservation-and-archiving-pla...
    • production-and-industrial-faci...
    • energy-resources
    • utility-and-governmental-servi...
  • Electricity Transmission Lines sectoral plan - consultations

    Swiss Federal Office of Energy SFOE
    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...

    Last updated: March 6, 2018

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    • energy
    • sectoral-plan
    • current
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infr...
    • power-grid
  • Potential of small hydropower plants in Switzerland

    Swiss Federal Office of Energy SFOE
    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 ‘Survey...

    Last updated: June 1, 2012

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    • SERVICE
    • conservation-and-archiving-pla...
    • energy
    • renewable-energy-source
    • water-power
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infr...
  • Suitability of roofs for the use of solar energy

    Swiss Federal Office of Energy SFOE
    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 the...

    Last updated: March 11, 2021

    • ZIP
    • SERVICE
    • TXT
    • energy-resources
    • solar-energy
    • renewable-energy-source
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infr...
  • Biogas plants

    Swiss Federal Office of Energy SFOE
    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)....

    Last updated: September 10, 2020

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    • ZIP
    • atos-atom-opensearch
    • conservation-and-archiving-pla...
    • energy-resources
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infr...
  • Wind Atlas of Switzerland: Annual average of the modelled wind speed and direction at a height of 50 metres above the ground

    Swiss Federal Office of Energy SFOE
    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...

    Last updated: October 23, 2019

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    • renewable-energy-source
    • wind-power
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infr...