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Energy

Discover everything about water power as an energy source. Visit a power station or take a trip to the "Energy Community Entlebuch" in the Entlebuch UNESCO Biosphere.

Water Spike

Regulation of the water level
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Technically, this is a unique sight. More
Nadelwehr / Luzern Tourismus
6002 Luzern
Tel. +41 (0)41 227 17 17
luzern@luzern.com
www.luzern.com

Experience electricity live

Bürglen
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The Altdorf power stations (EWA) organise guided tours for school classes, clubs and groups, upon which one can get to know the exciting world of energy supply. More
Uri Tourismus AG
Schützengasse 11
6460 Altdorf
Tel. +41 (0)41 874 80 00
Fax +41 (0)41 874 80 01
info@uri.info
www.uri.info

Experiencing Energy at Entlebuch

Entlebuch
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The area surrounding Entlebuch has a surprisingly large number of characteristics from the past, present and future that tie in with the topic "energy". More

Generating electricity with hydraulic …

Göschenen
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The Reuss River is the starting point which provides the renewable energy that powers railway trains through the Gotthard Rail Tunnel, drives motors, gives warmth and brings light into darkness. More
Uri Tourismus AG
Schützengasse 11
6460 Altdorf
Tel. +41 (0)41 874 80 00
Fax +41 (0)41 874 80 01
info@uri.info
www.uri.info

Schlegelsäge (historic saw)

Giswil
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This saw in Giswil is the only water-driven historic saw in use in Switzerland. It is operated by volunteers. More
Obwalden Tourismus
Bahnhofplatz 1
6060 Sarnen
Tel. +41 (0)41 666 50 40
Fax +41 (0)41 666 50 45
info@obwalden-tourismus.ch
www.obwalden-tourismus.ch

The Energy Playground

Engelberg
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The playground on Ristis has been expanded with an energy playground. New constructions have been created having to do with the topics water, wind and sun. More
Brunni-Bahnen Engelberg
Wydenstrasse 55
6390 Engelberg
Tel. +41 (0)41 639 60 60
Fax +41 (0)41 639 60 61
info@brunni.ch
www.brunni.ch

The Göscheneralp Dam

Göschenen
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Lake Goescheneralp is dammed with a planted earth dam which is 155m high and 540m long. At the base the dam is 700m wide. 9.3 million cubic meters of material were used. More
Uri Tourismus AG
Schützengasse 11
6460 Altdorf
Tel. +41 (0)41 874 80 00
Fax +41 (0)41 874 80 01
info@uri.info
www.uri.info

The Mill at Castle Hallwyl

Seengen
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The first mention of the castle mill has been dated back to the Fourteenth Century. The mill complex, which still exists today - dating back to 1637 - is located in the north of the castle, occupying a third island. More
Seetaltourismus
Kronenplatz 24
5600 Lenzburg
Tel. +41 (0)62 886 45 46
Fax +41 (0)62 886 45 35
seetaltourismus@lenzburg.ch
www.seetaltourismus.ch

The Sihlsee Dam

Egg
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Even though both of the Sihlsee dams are not the highest in Switzerland (17 and 33 meters high respectively), the Sihlsee is still the largest dam reservoir in Switzerland in acreage - with 11 square kilometers. More
Einsiedeln Tourismus
Hauptstrasse 85
8840 Einsiedeln
Tel. +41 (0)55 418 44 88
Fax +41 (0)55 418 44 80
info@einsiedeln.ch
www.einsiedeln.ch

Visiting the Wernisberg und Iberg power plants

Muotathal
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The electricity plants for the Schwyz Region (EBS) use the Muota River and a few of its tributaries to generate electricity. The five Muota power plants were built between 1956 and 1970. They generate 220 million kilowatt hours of electricity annually. More

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