Heating and cooling with lake water

Zurich town hall was heated with water from the Limmat as far back as 1938. Nowadays, four lake water networks around the Lake Zurich basin deliver heating and cooling to the surrounding buildings;...

Storing power in gas

On the site of the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) in Villigen, the future of energy is housed in six white containers, which are lined up on a platform called "Energy System Integration", or "ESI" for...
01 July 2015

Eight competence centres conduct research into the energy of the future

Energy has already been a central field of research in the ETH Domain for years, and with ETH Zurich, EPFL and its four research institutes, the ETH Domain covers the entire value-creation chain...
01 June 2011

Clean energy in the focus of research

Energy research in the ETH Domain has a long-term orientation and plays an important part. Research projects concentrate on the potential, the feasibility and the risks of various energy technologies...