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Swiss vote for gradual nuclear phaseout, energy makeover

goesgen nuclear power plant
NUCLEAR POWER. This file photo taken on November 11, 2016 shows the Goesgen Nuclear Power Plant near Daeniken, Switzerland. File photo by Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

Switzerland will increase reliance on hydraulic power as well as renewables like solar, wind, geothermal, and biomass

GENEVA, Switzerland (May 21, 2017) — The Swiss voted Sunday, May 21, in favor of a massive overhaul of the country’s energy system by gradually replacing the power from its aging nuclear reactors with renewable sources. Continue reading Swiss vote for gradual nuclear phaseout, energy makeover