Siemens pledges €63m to make Smart Infrastructure HQ carbon-neutral by 2023

It is planning a ‘comprehensive renovation’ of an existing building, which will start in May 2021 for a period of two years

Fukushima – 10 years on…

Today marks the ten year anniversary of the Fukushima disaster that rocked the world – what happened, what were its impacts and how does the future look?

Portuguese tech firm secures €60k to commercialise wastewater treatment software

AquaInSilico’s software tools help wastewater treatment plants remove phosphorus in a more environmentally friendly way

Swiss police trials hydrogen-powered car

The Hyundai Nexo is being used as a patrol car by Zurich Police

Logitech and Nestlé fund research into sustainable materials

The companies are leading a consortium to fund breakthrough research into sustainable materials with five million Swiss francs (£4.4m)

Switzerland allocates £38m for solar initiatives

The funds aim to support the expansion of photovoltaic technologies despite the current coronavirus crisis

Majority of Swiss consumers back 2050 carbon-neutrality goal

However, 55% of citizens think the energy transition is progressing too slowly, according to a new survey

EU awards €10.6m to scale up ‘highly efficient’ solar modules production

Swiss start-up Insolight’s technology is said to have achieved an efficiency of 29% during tests in the pre-production phase

Softbank Vision Fund invests $110m in Swiss energy storage start-up

Energy Vault claims its technology enables renewables to deliver baseload power for less than the cost of fossil fuels 24 hours a day

innogy Ventures invests in Swiss smart mobility tech firm

The insights provided by Teralytics’ platform are expected to support the global shift towards electric vehicles