Wind power installations: type of installation

Wind energy facilities utilise the kinetic energy of airflow to rotate turbine blades. The mechanical energy, which is generated, is converted by a generator into electricity.The first wind energy facility in Switzerland was put into operation near Soolhof (Langenbruck SO) in 1986 with a capacity of 28 kilowatts. As of 2016 there are 37 wind plants in operation in Switzerland with a total

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Wind power installations: type of installation

Tags: Economy and Energy, Primary energy, Wind energy, Renewable energy, Energy
Spatial extent: Switzerland
Times: 1997, 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015, 2016

Map objects: Alpboden-Haldigrat, Berg, Brütten 1, Brütten 2, Centrale éolienne de Mt. Crosin, Centrale éolienne de Peuchapatte, Centrale éolienne de St. Brais, Charrat VS, Adonis, Chürstein (Gäbris), Collonges, Diegenstal, Feldmoos, Feldmoos Windpark, Feusisberg, Gries, Gries Windpark, Gütsch, Gütsch Windpark, Haldenstein, Hochstuckli, Horn, La Ferrière, Lajoux, Le Cerneux-Veusil, Lutersarni, Marthalen, Martigny, Mt. Crosin, Oberer Grenchenberg, Oberhelfenschwil, Peuchapatte, Rüttenen, Schaber Emmental, Schmiedrued, Schwengimatt, Simplon Passhöhe, Sool, Langenbruck, St. Brais, Tramelan, Vilters, Winterthur Taggenberg 1 und 2, Winterthur Wiesendangerstrasse