Carbon neutral by 2050?

Switzerland could be energy independent and carbon neutral by the year 2050, according to a study by the EPFL in Lausanne.

It could also be 30% cheaper. 

But it would need a massive rise in solar and wind power. The figures assume 60% of roofs would have solar panels installed – which is described as a massive underexploited resource – and build more windfarms.

While the need to be carbon neutral is a commitment in law, it isn’t legally necessary to be energy independent. 

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