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Wind energy in Switzerland, Enercon’s E-92 wind turbines for a wind farm

Enercon has started construction of five E-92 turbines for a wind farm in Switzerland owned by Azienda Elettrica Ticinese. The project is located in the Gotthard Pass and is the first MW class wind farm to be realised in the country since 2016, Enercon said. The German manufacturer said it is installing the turbines on … Continue reading Wind energy in Switzerland, Enercon’s E-92 wind turbines for a wind farm

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Switzerland vote for gradual nuclear phaseout

The Swiss appeared on Sunday to have voted in favour of a massive overhaul of the country’s energy system by gradually replacing the power from its ageing nuclear reactors with renewable sources. According to preliminary results ticking in shortly after voting stations closed at noon (1000 GMT), a majority of Swiss voters supported the shift … Continue reading Switzerland vote for gradual nuclear phaseout

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There is still plenty of potential for wind energy in Switzerland

Switzerland is home to Europe’s highest wind farm and the country was a relatively early adopter of new wind power technology. The first wind energy facility in Switzerland was put into operation in 1986 near Soolhof Farm in Langenbruck, Basel-Landschaft and had an output of 28 kilowatts. In 2012 there were more than 30 wind … Continue reading There is still plenty of potential for wind energy in Switzerland

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Dow opens new wind energy application center in Switzerland

Dow Formulated Systems, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), opened a Global Wind Application Center in Switzerland. As part of a new 800m2 Composite Excellence Center in Freienbach (Zurich Area), the Wind Application Center includes new system formulation capabilities, process testing equipment and semi-scale lab demonstration tools. This development gives Dow … Continue reading Dow opens new wind energy application center in Switzerland

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