Schlagwort-Archive: Swiss-US Energy Innovation Days

Swiss Touch @ Swiss-US Energy Innovations Days


On August 23, 2017, the Swiss Touch initiative joined forces with the Swiss-US Energy Innovation Days for a panel discussion titled „Views on the energy future by US and Swiss thought leaders“. As part of the three-day conference dedicated to exploring the rapidly evolving energy world, the initiative fostered a round-table discussion on the energy future, bringing together energy policy leaders from across the Atlantic to the Swiss Touch Table. Swiss Touch @ Swiss-US Energy Innovations Days weiterlesen

A Glimpse into a Greener Future


As majestic alpine profiles come into full view, Daniel Lepori, CEO of Designergy, a building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) manufacturer, warns us as we glide onto the highway on-ramp, “Keep your heads up against the headrest, unless you want to bruise your brain.” But suddenly Nico Lauer and I find ourselves traveling over 100 km (≈ 62 miles) per hour – all in 3.2 neck-snapping seconds. Absent was the growling baritone of the Ferrari Testarossa. Instead, with noiseless efficiency the electric power generated by 362 horsepower directed all of its torque directly to the wheels of this Tesla Model S. A Glimpse into a Greener Future weiterlesen

USA meets Switzerland: Energy Innovation Days 2015


I have rarely seen as many satisfied faces as I did last Friday, August 21, 2015, at the end of the second Swiss-US Energy Innovation Days in Zurich. In 2014, the event took place in Boston, in the environment of MIT, Harvard, and Northeastern University, while this year the exciting three-day conference was hosted in Switzerland, with more than 300 attendees from various regions of both Switzerland and the U.S. The program included various intensive discussions about topics such as mobility, buildings, space planning, society etc., coupled with instructive site visits to companies and institutions, who pride themselves in being a part of shaping the future of energy. USA meets Switzerland: Energy Innovation Days 2015 weiterlesen

USA meets Switzerland: Energy Innovation Days 2015


Ich habe selten so viele zufriedene Gesichter gesehen wie am vergangenen Freitag, 21. August 2015, beim Abschluss der zweiten Swiss-US Energy Innovation Days in Zürich. Was 2014 in Boston mit einer Veranstaltung im Umfeld von MIT, Harvard und der Northeastern University begonnen hatte, wurde dieses Jahr bei der Austragung in der Schweiz zu einem dreitägigen spannenden und abwechslungsreichen Event mit über 300 Vertretern verschiedenster Regionen der USA und der Schweiz. Das Format sprach an: Ein Mix von intensiven Diskussionen zu Themen wie Mobilität, Gebäude, Raumplanung, Gesellschaft etc. gekoppelt mit instruktiven Besuchen bei Firmen und Institutionen, welche bei der Gestaltung der Energiezukunft vorne mit dabei sind.  USA meets Switzerland: Energy Innovation Days 2015 weiterlesen