KliK foundation Case Study
Case Study: Promoting climate action on Swiss sewage treatment plants
On behalf of the KliK foundation, South Pole is operating a program to reduce methane emissions from Swiss sewage treatment plants. The program enables the plant operators to improve their carbon footprint and to increase their self-sufficiency with simple measures.
South Pole's approach:
- Is good for the climate: The emissions of methane, which is 25 times more harmful than CO2, are reduced.
- Entails a customised solution: Three different options take into account the individual conditions of the sewage treatment plant. The core processes of wastewater treatment are thereby hardly affected.
- Is financially interesting: A support of up to 140 CHF per ton of saved CO2 allows for a quick payback of the investment.
- Has lean administration: The administration costs for the sewage treatment plant are low. South Pole handles the whole issuance process of the CO2 certificates.
Our current program participants
So far, measures on the following Swiss sewage treatment plants have been supported by:
- ARA Aarburg, Aarburg AG
- ARA Altenrhein, Altenrhein SG
- ARA Buholz, Emmen LU
- ARA Falkenstein, Oensingen SO
- ARA Fischbach-Glatt, Niederglatt ZH
- ARA Glarnerland, Bilten GL
- ARA Hochdorf, Hochdorf LU
- ARA Küsnacht-Erlenbach-Zumikon, Küsnacht ZH
- ARA Langmatt, Möriken-Wildegg AG
- ARA Rehmatte, Fislisbach AG
- ARA Röti, Neuhausen SH
- ARA Weinfelden, Weinfelden TG
- ARA Wil Freudenau, Wil SG
Further plants are analysing their reduction potential or are preparing to do so.
For more information, please visit the programme page in German.