Switzerland’s first local electricity market

A lighthouse project funded by the Swiss Federal Office of Energy paves the way for the future electricity supply.

The basic idea behind Quartierstrom is that locally produced electricity should be locally consumed. To this end, a local electricity market is built in the pilot region of Walenstadt, allowing the 37 participating households to buy and sell locally produced solar electricity in their neighborhood.

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Scientific publication about Quartierstrom project

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Weiterhin hohe Eigenversorgung

Rückblick auf die Quartierstrom-Daten im August Wie im Vormonat konnte die Quartierstrom-Gemeinschaft 45 Prozent ihres Stromverbrauchs aus lokalen Quellen decken. Im August wurde 1000 kWh...


SDG-Award für Quartierstrom

Quartierstrom hat den SDG-Award des Swiss Green Economy Symposiums (SGES) gewonnen. Nadine Hässig, Endkundin von «Quartierstrom», Arne Meeuw, Doktorand an der Universität St. Gallen und...


The Quartierstrom project is supported by the pilot, demonstration and lighthouse program of the Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE).