Small Hydropower Expertise and Promotion in Switzerland

Revision of the Swiss Feed-In Tariffs for Small Hydropower Plants, Publication of a newsletter (3 times a year, in German, Italian and French), Promotion of Pre-Feasibility Studies in Switzerland



Project Period:


Services Provided:

Assessment, Monitoring & Evaluation

  • Consulting Services about Small Hydropower Plants in Switzerland, Communication and Promotion activities

Name of Staff involved and functions performed:

Martin Bölli, Project Manager and Small Hydropower Expert

Name of Client:

Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE)

Name of Partner Organisation(s):

Hydroplan Green World AS

Description of the Project:

Services provided by Skat: Expertise for the revision of the Feed-In Tariff System in Switzerland, Consulting Services for the Federal Office of Energy on demand, Writing and Publishing a Newsletter about Small Hydropower in Switzerland

Objective: Cost-effective exploitation of Small Hydropower Potential in Switzerland, awareness creation, general information, triggering new Hydropower projects

Results: More cost-efficient Feed-In Tariffs for Small Hydropower Plants in Switzerland, 3 Newsletter (published in electronic form), 33 Pre-Feasibility Studies implemented