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Sharp increase in price for Swiss GOs

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

The new energy strategy, ES2050, for electricity labelling in Switzerland results in a sharp price jump for Swiss GOs.

Effective from January 1, 2018, all electricity delivered to end consumers in Switzerland must be supported by GOs, which removes the possibility of identifying non-verifiable– so called grey electricity-  in the power labelling [1].

In 2015, around 20% of the total Swiss market was grey electricity. This proportion must be documented by GOs from January 1, 2018, resulting in higher demand and higher prices for GOs. This is most likely also the reason for the observed p...

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