act – News from Switzerland’s Cleantech Agency

act, Switzerland’s cleantech agency, has been at work for four months now. After just a few months, act can already look back on a successful beginning.

act - Cleantech Agency Switzerland

act, as the name suggests, actively seeks to provide competition on the monopoly market. A few notable companies and organisations in Switzerland have already placed their trust in act and made the decision to work together. To date, the agency's biggest job is with the tradition-steeped <link - external-link>Schweizer Post</link>. act will work with the postal service to set target agreements for over 35 of their locations. Notable business in the hotel and catering industry such as <link - external-link>Schweizerhof in St. Moritz</link> or <link - external-link>Raifeissenbank Schweiz</link> are also already part of act’s customer base.

act’s energy specialist network has also developed both positively and quickly. More than 40 experts have joined the accredited group. These specialists come from renowned organisations (energy supply companies, consulting engineers) such as <link - external-link>Alpiq EcoServices AG</link>, <link - external-link>electrosuisse</link> and <link - external-link>IBAarau</link>, among others. A list of the act energy specialists can be found on the <link - external-link>act homepage</link>, along with a registration form.

We would also like to report a change to the internal structure: act has had a new managing director since July 2014, Dr Marloes Caduff, Deputy Department Manager of Carbon Management Services at myclimate.

act is an organisation with broad sponsorship that supports the economy in efficient usage of resources. act provides experienced energy experts to aid businesses in identifying, planning, and implementing efficiency measures. act primarily works with businesses and institutions that fall under cantonal large-scale consumer legislation to provide valuable support in upholding these statutes. Businesses and institutions that either need to or want to reduce costs, increase energy efficiency, and reduce CO₂ emissions can <link - external-link>contact act</link> directly.

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