Switzerland: Summary

Updated: 18.12.2017

Author: Jörn Banasiak

Support schemes

Switzerland promotes the use of RES by granting a feed-in tariff for electricity produced from renewable energy sources.

More about support schemes

Grid issues

Access of renewable energy plants to the grid is subject to the general legislation on energy. Electricity from renewable energy sources is not given priority connection.

More about grid issues

Further information

  • Agentur für Erneuerbare Energien und Energieeffizienz (Agency for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency)
  • +41 31 301 89 62
  • AEE website
  • Eidgenössische Elektrizitätskommission EIkom (Swiss Federal Electricity Commission)
  • +41 31 322 58 33
  • Elcom website