The Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE) is the country's competence centre for issues relating to energy supply and energy use at the Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications (DETEC).

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78 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

    • SERVICE
    • 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
  • Locations and availability of shared mobility services in real time

    Swiss Federal Office of Energy SFOE
    Geography, Mobility and Transport

    Shared mobility is the shared use of means of transport such as cars, taxis, bikes, scooters, etc. These are then no longer considered private property, but shared property that...

    Last updated: October 24, 2021

    • JSON
    • SERVICE
    • bike
    • human-powered-mobility
    • traffic-network
    • mobility
    • energy
    • tourism
    • transport
    • resources
    • social-aspects-population
    • geography
    • general
    • trade-services
  • 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...
  • 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

    • SERVICE
    • conservation-and-archiving-pla...
    • energy-resource
    • energy-resources
    • energy
    • biomass-energy
    • biomass
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infr...
  • 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

    • ZIP
    • SERVICE
    • conservation-and-archiving-pla...
    • energy-resources
    • energy-recovery
    • waste
    • incineration-of-waste
    • waste-disposal
    • energy
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infr...
  • 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

    • ZIP
    • SERVICE
    • official-geodata
    • conservation-and-archiving-pla...
    • energy-resources
    • hydrography
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infr...
  • 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

    • SERVICE
    • energy
    • sectoral-plan
    • current
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infr...
    • power-grid
  • 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

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

    • SERVICE
    • ZIP
    • TXT
    • renewable-energy-source
    • solar-energy
    • energy-source
    • energy-resources
    • 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

    • SERVICE
    • conservation-and-archiving-pla...
    • official-geodata
    • energy-resources
    • protected-sites
    • 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: September 29, 2021

    • CSV
    • GPKG
    • INTERLIS
    • SERVICE
    • conservation-and-archiving-pla...
    • official-geodata
    • production-and-industrial-faci...
    • energy-resources
    • utility-and-governmental-servi...
  • 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

    • SERVICE
    • ZIP
    • official-geodata
    • conservation-and-archiving-pla...
    • energy-resources
    • hydrography
    • 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

    • SERVICE
    • ZIP
    • conservation-and-archiving-pla...
    • energy-resources
    • wind-power
    • wind-power-station
    • 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

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

    • ZIP
    • SERVICE
    • conservation-and-archiving-pla...
    • energy
    • renewable-energy-source
    • water-power
    • 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

    • SERVICE
    • inspire
    • conservation-and-archiving-pla...
    • official-geodata
    • utility-and-governmental-servi...
    • energy-resources
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infr...
  • Sectoral Plan Deep Geological Repositories

    Swiss Federal Office of Energy SFOE
    Geography, Territory and environment

    Most of the radioactive waste in Switzerland comes from the country's five nuclear power plants, though a certain amount is also produced in the healthcare sector, in industry and...

    Last updated: November 22, 2018

    • SERVICE
    • official-geodata
    • conservation-and-archiving-pla...
    • land-use
    • utility-and-governmental-servi...
    • geology
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infr...
  • Sectoral Plan Deep Geological Repositories – consultation stage 2

    Swiss Federal Office of Energy SFOE
    Geography, Territory and environment

    Most of the radioactive waste in Switzerland comes from the country's five nuclear power plants, though a certain amount is also produced in the healthcare sector, in industry and...

    Last updated: November 22, 2017

    • SERVICE
    • conservation-and-archiving-pla...
    • official-geodata
    • utility-and-governmental-servi...
    • geology
    • land-use
  • 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

    • SERVICE
    • ZIP
    • atos-atom-opensearch
    • conservation-and-archiving-pla...
    • energy-resources
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infr...