Switzerland votes to phase out nuclear energy and switch to renewables

Signal of change / Switzerland votes to phase out nuclear energy and switch to renewables

By Patrick Elf / 07 Jun 2017

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@ManonThDk @FuturesCentre @exxonmobil @iainjwatt True! Something that made me feel more optimistic again: Switzerland's vote to focus on renewables https://t.co/apCY5vw10q #EnergyTransition

Switzerland votes to phase out nuclear energy and switch to renewables

Swiss voters have come out in favour of swapping nuclear power for renewable energy, despite warnings the transition will lead to a hike in household bills. Switzerland's five nuclear power plants provide a third of the country's energy needs, but they are reaching the end of their lives.



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