Feb 7, 2023

Switzerland installs 5,000 solar panels on Europe’s highest dam

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It will produce three times more energy in winter months.

AlpinSolar, a joint venture between three Swiss companies, has successfully completed installing 5,000 solar panels on the Lake Muttsee Dam in Switzerland, Reuters.

Sun and snow generate more energy.


With a project like AlpinSolar, the Swiss have just begun their large-scale transition from nuclear power to green energy, as planned in 2011. Interesting Engineering has previously reported how Switzerland built a massive ‘water battery’ to store its renewable energy.

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