Faults found at nuclear power station

Faults found at nuclear power station

June 29, 2018, 7:03 a.m.
The Federal Nuclear Safety Inspectorate is looking into why an emergency system has been faulty at the Leibstadt nucl...
Geneva and Lausanne hit by power cuts

Geneva and Lausanne hit by power cuts

April 10, 2018, 7:53 a.m.
French speaking regions of the country were hit by a series of power cuts yesterday morning.
Geneva to expand solar power

Geneva to expand solar power

March 14, 2018, 6:42 a.m.
Canton Geneva is planning to expand its solar power generation by using roofs on schools, prisons and other governmen...
Thousands without power in Valais after accident

Thousands without power in Valais after accident

Jan. 16, 2018, 5:53 a.m.
Thousands of homes in canton Valais spent the night without electricity due to a construction mishap.
Parts of Zurich suffers weekend power-cut

Parts of Zurich suffers weekend power-cut

April 10, 2017, 6:53 a.m.
Several areas of Zurich were plunged into darkness around 9pm last night as a fire in an electrical sub-station disru...
Plan to generate energy from Lake Geneva

Plan to generate energy from Lake Geneva

Feb. 3, 2017, 9:54 a.m.
The appearance of a large barge on Lake Geneva spurred rumors of a successful freight trip from the Mediterranean to ...
Turbine bird death toll may be higher than first thought

Turbine bird death toll may be higher than first thought

Nov. 29, 2016, 10:10 a.m.
The impact on birds by wind turbines could be far larger than originally thought. A study for the Swiss Environmental...
Voters to decide on atom power

Voters to decide on atom power

Nov. 25, 2016, 7:49 a.m.
Swiss voters will head to the polls this Sunday to decide on a Green party initiative which clearly sets a date for w...
Swiss unworried about nuclear power

Swiss unworried about nuclear power

Nov. 14, 2016, 7:59 a.m.
Ahead of a national vote on whether to decommission old nuclear power plants – most Swiss are not worried about an ...
Geneva celebrates 30 nuclear free years

Geneva celebrates 30 nuclear free years

Oct. 28, 2016, 10:12 a.m.
As Switzerland prepares for next month's referendum on banning nuclear power stations, people in Geneva are marking 3...
New Swiss nuclear plants scrapped

New Swiss nuclear plants scrapped

Oct. 13, 2016, 4:51 a.m.
Three energy utility companies have withdrawn their long-standing applications to build more nuclear power plants in ...
'Discrimination' against Geneva worker down to computer error

'Discrimination' against Geneva worker down to computer error

Oct. 4, 2016, 8:02 a.m.
A Geneva electrician who was turned down for a job because he didn't have French qualifications has been told that hi...
SIG announce plans for cheaper and greener electricity

SIG announce plans for cheaper and greener electricity

Aug. 22, 2016, 9:31 a.m.
Geneva's utility company – the SIG – has announced its plans for cheaper and greener electricity. Despit...
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