Companies will not be penalised for the extra carbon emissions caused by burning more oil, the government said. © Keystone / Gaetan Bally
Dual-fuel installations – those which can run on either gas or oil – should be switched over to oil by October 1, the Swiss government said on Friday.
This content was published on September 23, 2022 - 16:00 September 23, 2022 - 16:00 Keystone-SDA/dos
The recommendation to switch has been encouraged before by authorities as a way to reduce national gas usage by 15% this winter, in line with European Union (EU) efforts.
The restated appeal on Friday reassured businesses that they would not be hit with additional eco-taxes when they switch to the environmentally unfriendly oil; the government has temporarily adapted the CO2 laws accordingly, it said.
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