Promotion in Switzerland


Updated: 18.02.2019

Author: Jörn Banasiak

Means of support

Summary of support schemes

Feed-In tariff: In Switzerland, electricity from renewable energy sources is supported through a feed-in tariff scheme. Operators of renewable electricity plants are entitled against the grid operator to payment for electricity exported to the grid. The tariff varies according to the used renewable energy source.


In general, all renewable electricity generation technologies are eligible for support.

Statutory provisions

  • EnG (Energiegesetz - Energy Act)
  • EnFV (Energieförderungsverordnung – Energy Promotion Regulation)


Further information

  • Agentur für Erneuerbare Energien und Energieeffizienz (Agency for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency)
  • +41 31 301 89 62
  • AEE website