Energy efficiency is recognized as one of the major challenge ahead. This is definitely an area where Switzerland has many innovative players and a lot to bring.
The Swiss agency for promotion of Innovation has a specific energy program, and energy days are organized every year.
Energy utility companies are also supporting new projects, such as Swiss electric, who has a yearly research award which was granted to GreenTEG in 2009 (developping low-cost thermoelectric generator) and produced a great clip about their product. GreenTEG was also supprted by venture kick ) ,
Here is Wulf Glatz receiving the award !