Project focus: Energy / Waste / Circular Economy
Sector plan deep geological storage sites for radiactive waste
|Othmar Schwank supports since 2017 the municipalities of the Canton Schaffhausen in the Swiss sector plan public particiation process at the region Zurich North East (ZNO) situated between Rhein and Thur in Northern Switzerland. The participation process focuses on empowerment of local political entities, knowledge transfer, process-safety in assessment of potential underground storage sites and moderation.
|2010 - 2012
Phase out of nuclear energy
|Client: Construction and Energy Department Canton of Schaffhausen
|Mandate by the Construction and Energy Department of the Canton of Schaffhausen regarding the feasibility of nuclear power phase out and transition of cantonal energy supply torenewable energy. On 31st August 2011, the government council of the Canton of Schaffhausen presented the Cantonal Council with step-by-step measures for a phase out of the nuclear energy programme.
|2009 - 2012
2000 Watt energy strategy City of Schaffhausen
|Client: City of Schaffhausen
The city of Schaffhausen moving towards a "2000-Watt Society": Step by step approach for a municpality moving towards higher energy efficiency and enhanced use of renewable energy (2000-Watt concept). How can energy services become greener in an economic and socially accepted manner? INFRAS/Schwank Earthpartner updated the 2009 report to a “after Fukushima” policy framework. A referendum, promoting this goal, failed in 2014.