energypier

A pilot project

2 demonstration plants in Switzerland

The first two EnergyPier plants are to be built as demonstration projects within the Confederation’s institutional and regulatory framework (FEDRO and SFOE).

The selected locations are in Cantons of Valais (Commune de Fully) and of Zurich (Knonauer Amt district).

EnergyPier combined power plant in Fully (VS), autoroute A9

  • 1,609 m
  • Annual production: ~50 GWh/year (consommation of 12,500 households per year)
  • Structure’s minimal service life: 150 years

EnergyPier combined power plant in A4-KW of the Knonauer Amt (ZH-ZG)

  • 2,500 m
  • Annual production: ~78 GWh/year (consommation of 20,000 households per year)
  • Structure’s minimal service life: 150 years
Map pilot projects
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EnergyPier power plant in Fully - VS

FULLY VS - SWITZERLAND

1 MILE

1,609 m

~50 GWh/year

12,500 households per year (+37,000 individuals)

150 YEARS

Structure’s minimal service life

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Characteristics

  • Location: Motorway A9 – Commune of Fully, Canton of Valais
  • Length of motorway section: 1,600 M (+/- 20m)
  • Number of solar panels: 47,000 if size 1.6 m2 or 36,576 if size 2 m2
  • Up to 508 EnergyPier AnemoGenTM vertical turbines
  • 250 pillars
  • PV surface area: approx. 76,800 m2
  • Projected PV power: approx. 19MWp
  • Solar power production: 20+GWh/year
  • Air turbine production: 30+GWh/year
  • Minimum service life projected: 150 years
  • > 60,000 m2 of motorway pavement protected
  • Construction duration: 8-12 months
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EnergyPier power plant A4-KW Knonauer Amt - ZH-ZG

KNONAUER AMT SWITZERLAND

2,500 m

2.5 km

~78 GWh/yea

20,000 household per year (+56,000 individuals)

150 YEARS

Structure’s minimal service life

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Characteristics

  • Location: A4 Motorway – Commune of Affoltern am Albis, in the Cantons of Zürich-Zug
  • Length of motorway section: 2,500 M (+/- 20m)
  • Number of solar panels: 73,437 if size 1.6 m2 or 57,150 if size 2 m2
  • Up to 794 EnergyPier AnemoGenTM vertical turbines
  • 390 pillars
  • PV surface area: approx. 119,220 m2
  • Projected PV power: approx. 27MWp
  • Solar power production: ~31+GWh/year
  • Air turbine production: ~47+GWh/year
  • Minimum service life projected: 150 years
  • 93,750 m2 of motorway pavement protected
  • Construction duration: 8-12 months