Carbon capture and storage (CCS) under Swiss law

With the adoption of the new Climate and Innovation Act (CISA) on June 18, 2023, Switzerland's climate targets were enshrined in law. Now it is time to target these with the implementation of concrete measures.

Alpine solar plant in Illanz (GR)

With the revision of the Energy Act (EnG), the federal government adopted the so-called "Solar Express" for large-scale photovoltaic systems in fall 2022. The amendment to the law also simplified and defined the approval procedure for Alpine solar installations on open spaces.

Aubrugg cogeneration plant

Recently, the Office for Waste, Water, Energy and Air (AWEL) presented its interim report on the contaminated site program of the Canton of Zurich. The report contains many interesting facts about the enforcement of the law on contaminated sites in the Swiss canton that has the highest number of entries in the cadastre of contaminated sites (5,740).

Remediation of the Valais landfill site

Recently, the Office for Waste, Water, Energy and Air (AWEL) presented its interim report on the contaminated site program of the Canton of Zurich. The report contains many interesting facts about the enforcement of the law on contaminated sites in the Swiss canton that has the highest number of entries in the cadastre of contaminated sites (5,740).