Supply security: a combination of production, trade and market
Switzerland’s current energy supply has grown historically. The system has been continuously adapted and improved due to technological and social changes. The interaction between trade and production is of fundamental importance. An analysis by Polynomics has come to the conclusion that trading increases not only efficiency, but ultimately also supply security.
Global warming is the greatest challenge of the 21st century. With its ratification of the Paris Climate Agreement, Switzerland has committed to a 50-per cent reduction of its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.
We need better incentives for sustainable electricity
Switzerland has the wrong instruments for promoting renewable energies. A guest article by Thomas Sieber (Chairman of the Board of Directors Axpo) and Gianni Operto (President AEE) published in the Tages Anzeiger of 20 July 2020.