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Pleasing growth in advisary board and working group

Hajo Leutenegger and Chris Stahel, both of them influential experts in the energy business, are the two new members who joined our committees within the last quarter.

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Interdisciplinary workshop in Berne on October 16th 2015

On October 16th 2015 the interdisciplinary workshop «International cooperation in renewable energy – Interconnectors» found place at the World Trade Institute of the University of Berne – the slogan was «Thinking globally – a basic need of our time».

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Workshop 'International Cooperation in Renewable Energy'

On October 16th, 2015 the Workshop 'International Cooperation in Renewable Energy' will take place at the World Trade Institute in Bern.

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Interdisciplinary Workshop in Iceland on March 18th/19th 2015

On March 18th and 19th 2015 the interdisciplinary workshop «Trade in renewable energy – from a standard commodity to a premium product» found place in Reykjavik/Iceland.

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HVDC IceLink selected by KPMG as World Top 100 Infrastructure project

An HVDC powerline from Iceland to Europe was selected as World Top 100 Infrastructure project by KPMG. The project described as below is connecting the power grids of Iceland and Great Britain. As a matter of fact, there have been direct negotiation between Iceland and Scotland for serveral months already.

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New member of our working group

We are pleased to announce our newest member of the working group, Mr. Urs Glutz, Swisspower.

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New member of our working group

We are pleased to announce our newest member of the working group, Mr. Enrique Fass, Consenec AG.

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Iceland – Switzerland: Around the table and on playground

On September 6th a roundtable among stakeholder, university and authority representatives from Iceland and Switzerland took place in Bern. Main goals of this event were the strengthening and consolidation of their cooperation, the clarification of common targets and the exchange on the up-to-date technical, economical and political situation in both countries.

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Swiss Federal Councillor confirms energy cooperation with EFTA countries

Swiss Federal Councillor Doris Leuthard took position to the «Interpellation Berberat» in her speach at the Council of States and assured that the EFTA-states Iceland and Norway would be notably listed in the energy strategy in the framework of Swiss foreign policy.

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Swisspower joins the Nordur initiative as offical supporter

Swisspower is a Joint Venture of 20 city-owned utilities all over Switzerland. Swisspower holds a market share of 18% for electricity and 52% for natural gas end-user distribution.

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