12 datasets found

  • Waste incineration plants (MWI)

    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...

    • MULTI
    • SERVICE
  • Nuclear Power Plants

    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...

    • MULTI
    • SERVICE
  • Sustainable potential of non-woody biomass resources for bioenergy in Switzer...

    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...

    • SHAPEFILE
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  • Sustainable potential of woody biomass resources for bioenergy in Switzerland...

    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...

    • SHAPEFILE
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  • Statistics on hydropower plants (WASTA)

    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...

    • MULTI
    • SERVICE
  • Wind energy plants

    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...

    • MULTI
    • SERVICE
  • Compensation for losses due to the use of hydraulic power (CLHPO)

    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...

    • MULTI
    • SERVICE
  • Dams under federal supervision

    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...

    • INTERLIS
    • SERVICE
  • Thermal networks: heat and cooling sources

    Energy, Geography, Territory and environment

    Heat and cooling sources are local, renewable and CO2-free energy sources which may be of interest for heat production in thermal networks. Nowadays, only renewable or CO2-free...

    • INTERLIS
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  • Thermal networks: demand from residential and commercial buildings

    Energy, Geography, Territory and environment

    The demand for heat and cooling is a key element in the strategic planning of thermal networks. Building a thermal network is only viable if sufficient sales turnover can be gen...

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  • Thermal networks: demand from industry

    Energy, Geography, Territory and environment

    In strategic planning, heat demand is used to identify large connected areas that may be appropriate for a thermal network. Areas with a heat density of at least 700 MWh/a per h...

    • INTERLIS
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  • Energy-Regions

    Energy, Geography, Territory and environment

    The Energy-Regions concept is intended to enable the involved municipalities to evolve into progressive regions in accordance with Energy Strategy 2050. Here, renewable energy u...

    • INTERLIS
    • SERVICE