Campus Energy

Vue aérienne du campus de l'EPFL, lors d'un lever du soleil © EPFL / Jamani Caillet, 2019

Aerial view of the EPFL campus, during a sunrise © EPFL / Jamani Caillet, 2019

Let’s focus our energy on consuming less of it

The EPFL Direction has set up an operational management committee tasked with developing both preliminary recommendations on how to reduce our School’s energy use and action plans that would enable us to continue carrying out our core activities even if there is a major shortage.

Icone représentant les mesures pour réduire la consommation d'énergie sur le campus

List of measures set out by the Federal Council or by the EPFL.

Icone représentant les recommandations pour réduire la consommation d'énergie sur le campus

Some examples of small actions recommended by the Energy Commission.

Icone représentant les éléments non-autorisés afin de réduire la consommation d'énergie sur le campus

List of prohibited items and appliances to reduce energy impact on campus.

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Vue de la nouvelle centrale de chauffe de l'EPFL © Murielle Gerber / EPFL, 2022

Vue de la nouvelle centrale de chauffe de l’EPFL © Murielle Gerber / EPFL, 2022

EPFL takes another step towards carbon neutrality

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On 8 September 2022, EPFL inaugurated its new heating plant, which has the capacity to heat and cool the Lausanne campus solely by drawing water from Lake Geneva and recovering excess heat from a connected data center.