AWE potential

Energy policies

Policy stakeholders


AWE stakeholders


1.1         Summary

Wind resource potential is limited in Switzerland but AWE may be of interest in certain mountainous or remote areas. There are two Swiss AWE developers (TwingTec and Skypull). Switzerland is leading in U- Space activities.

1.2         AWE potential

1.2.1          Wind resources

Figure 10: Wind resource potential of Switzerland


1.2.2          Site availability

Limited sites


1.2.3          Roll-out opportunities


1.3         Energy policies and support

1.3.1          Renewable Energy legislation



1.3.2          NECP

No mentioning of AWE in NECP.


1.3.3          R&D / Investment support

There has been grants for AWE development, e.g. xxx


1.3.4          Revenue support

There is no special remuneration for AWE.

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1.4         Regulation and permitting

 1.4.1          Permitting


1.4.2          Airspace regulation

Swiss FOCA and others are leading in U-Space related activities.

1.5         Key policy stakeholders

1.5.1          Parliamentarians


1.5.2          Ministry of Energy

Swiss Federal Office of Energy


1.5.3          Other national ministries

Ministry for Research, Ministry for Environment


1.5.4          Regional / local public administration


1.6         AWE stakeholders

1.6.1          OEMs

  • TwingTec

1.6.2          IEA Task 48 Participants

Switzerland supports Task 48 through the Swiss Federal Office of Energy.

  • EPFL
  • ETH Zürich
  • PSI
  • Sky
  • Swiss Federal Office of Energy
  • Swiss FOCA
  • UASolutions

1.6.3          Other (potential) stakeholders / clients

  • tbd

1.7         Opportunities

1.7.1          Test sites

  • Xxx (TwingTec)
  • Xxx (Skypull)


1.7.2          Commercial sites

Not available yet.


1.7.3          Industry & Jobs

Hard- and Software development

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