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Energy Policies of IEA Countries - Switzerland 2007 Review

Energy Policies of IEA Countries - Switzerland 2007 Review
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Edition: 2007
128 pages


Switzerland is entering decisive times in its energy policy. In 2008, the country should see remarkable advance in electricity market reform. Support for renewable electricity is set to increase massively. Switzerland is entering decisive times in its energy policy. In 2008, the country should see remarkable advance in electricity market reform.

Support for renewable electricity is set to increase massively. Decisions on post-Kyoto targets are getting closer, and a CO2 tax will be introduced for heating and process fuels. Plus, new measures to increase energy efficiency and the broader use of renewable energy are high on the political agenda.