Skip to content
Nowtricity

Current emissions in Switzerland

8 gCO2eq/kWh
Hydro (43.8%)
Hydro Storage (1.4%)
Nuclear (54.8%)
45% renewable
1814 MWh total
Last updated at 2024-05-19 09:00 (Local time)

Wind and Solar forecast

Current--- MW--- MW
In 1 hour6 MW3864 MW
In 3 hours6 MW4161 MW
In 6 hours--- MW3495 MW
In 9 hours--- MW1352 MW
Higher energy production than current, lower emissions
Lower energy production than current, higher emissions
Should I plug in?
Yes

Electricity emissions in Switzerland are low

1.2 g CO2eq/km
6 g full load
12 g per hour
< 1 g per hour
How are these values calculated?
Electric vehicle

Value calculated for a charge of 4.5 kWh (36 g), equals 30km on an EV with a consumption of 15 kWh/100km

Washing machine

Complete wash is 0.7 kWh, calculated on full load at 40º on a A efficient equipment

Air conditioning

One hour of use is 1.5 kWh, calculated on a equipment A efficient of 9000BTU, temperature 22º

Laptop

One hour of use is 30 Wh, calculated on a laptop with moderate use (internet browsing, email, etc)

Advertisement - Scroll for more content

Quick stats about Switzerland

In 2023 the average emissions of Switzerland were 8 g CO2eq/kWh. 47% of energy was produced from renewable sources, with the main source for energy being Nuclear (53.4%).

Emissions in the previous 12 hours

21h
22h
23h
0h
1h
2h
3h
4h
5h
6h
7h
8h

Emissions in the previous months

2023
05
2023
06
2023
07
2023
08
2023
09
2023
10
2023
11
2023
12
2024
01
2024
02
2024
03
2024
04

Historical data for Switzerland

2023
8 g CO2eq/kWh
47% renewable
42.8 TWh total
2022
18 g CO2eq/kWh
43% renewable
39.8 TWh total
2021
20 g CO2eq/kWh
55% renewable
40.8 TWh total
2020
19 g CO2eq/kWh
50% renewable
46.7 TWh total

Click on a year for more details

Data source for energy production: Entsoe