Newsletter NRP 70 and NRP 71 - March 2019
Completed project: Hybrid overhead power lines for Switzerland
Combined AC/DC power lines can considerably increase the capacity of the transmission grid. Environmental impacts can be reduced to an acceptable level.
Completed project: Sharing Economy: Hype or Promise?
Sharing economy can save energy. The NRP 71 project investigated to what extent and under which conditions a saving effect actually occurs.
Energy cooperatives in Switzerland: what is their status and where are they headed?
The NRP 71 project “Collective financing of renewable energy” discusses challenges facing energy cooperatives and their future prospects in a workshop.
For more information about the various projects, please visit the following websites: and available.
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