Do you want to do something for the environment? So do we. That’s why we're building public solar power systems in Zurich. And you, as a tenant, can benefit as a result. With ewz.solarzüri, you invest in a local plant and get a fixed quantity of solar power in return – for 20 years! More than 7,000 Zurich residents are already involved. Harness the power of the sun, and together we can help to protect the climate and the environment.

Your support helps

Do your bit for the environment: support the local generation of solar power in Zurich and help to reduce CO₂ emissions.

Benefit for 20 years

For a one-off payment of CHF 250 per 1 m² of solar panels, you will get 80 kWh of electricity per year for 20 years. This purchase of solar power will be credited to your electricity bill.

Hard-working solar panels

A 1 m² solar panel supplies 80 kWh electricity per year. This could be used for 50 hours of vacuuming or for cooling your beer for 365 days, just for example. Cheers!

Guaranteed return

If you move away from Zurich, then no problem: we'll buy your solar system or panels back from you at no loss to you. Or you can transfer them to a person of your choice. 

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Make a one-off payment of CHF 250 per square metre and get 20 years of solar power.

What will 1 m² of solar investment give me?

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Frequently asked questions

Private households and SMEs in the city of Zurich that consume less than 100 MWh a year. More about ewz.solarzüri.

When you buy a square metre of solar panel, you can then use solar power from a modern ewz.solarzüri solar panel installation on a public building in the city of Zurich. For every square metre, you get a fixed quantity of 80 kWh of solar power – for 20 years.

If you move away, you can invoke your take-back guarantee. We’ll then buy back your share of electricity. Alternatively, you can transfer your solar power supply to another customer. Let us know about your move, then we’ll discuss with you what you need to do.