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Energy resources: figures and facts

Use, potentials and risks of different energy resources in Switzerland

The document provides an overview of the magnitude of the most important information of energy resources for decision-makers. It serves as a guide regarding stocks, costs, pollutants, greenhouse gas emissions, technological and environmental risks as well as possible production potentials. This fact sheet is available in German and in French.

Teaser: Energy resources: figures and facts

Source: Akademie der Naturwissenschaften Schweiz (Hrsg.). 2007. Energieressourcen: Zahlen und Fakten. Nutzung, Potentiale und Risiken verschiedener Energieressourcen in der Schweiz.