Solar Power Plants in Switzerland

Bellinzona
Location: Ticino
Operator: Aziende Municipalizzate Bellinzona
Configuration: 3 kWp
Operation: 1992
System supplier: ??
Quick facts: This facility has 25 sq m of panels on the Semine di Bellinzone school.

Photograph courtesy of Aziende Municipalizzate Bellinzona
Posted 11 Dec 2005

Burglen
Location: Uri
Operator: Elektrizitätswerk Altdorf AG
Configuration: 100 kWp
Operation: 2005
T/G supplier: BP Solar

Photograph courtesy of Elektrizitätswerk Altdorf AG
Posted 26 Dec 2008

Monte Rosa
Location: Valais
Operator: Swiss Alpine Club
Configuration: 20 kWp
Operation: 2010
System supplier: ??
Quick facts: This special mountain hut was planned by the ETH Zurich Department of Architecture. The site is in a pristine location at a height of 2,883m near Zermatt. The four-floor, wooden pre-fabricated structure is 90% self-sufficient in energy. The project manager was dipl-Architekt  Marcel Baumgartner at ETH. The hut opened in Sep 2009.

Artist's impression courtesy of ETH
Posted 26 Jun 2010

SIG Solar III
Location: Geneve
Operator: Services Industriels de Genève
Configuration: 1 MWp
Operation: 2005
System supplier: Isofoton
Quick facts: At completion, this became the largest PV plant in Switzerland. The 16,000 sg m facility is adjacent to the Verbois hydro plant.

Photograph courtesy of Services Industriels de Genève
Posted 18 Nov 2005

Windisch PV
Location: Aargau
Operator: Proma Energie AG
Configuration: 10 kWp
Operation: 2000

System supplier: ??

Photograph courtesy of Proma Energie AG
Posted 29 Dec 2007

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 06/26/10

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