Guided city tours

Solar and wind power plant

Solarplant, Mont-Soleil
Solarplant, Mont-Soleil. © BKW
  • Place

    • Mont-Soleil
    Ort
  • Recommended Duration

    • 1 h
    Dauer

Discover renewable energies during a guided tour of the solar power plant and/or a wind turbine in Mont-Soleil.

"I’m not expert on the subject but I think it’s interesting to mention a few figures about the power plant. This photovoltaicsystem, which for a long time was the largest in Switzerland, was put into service in 1992.The silicon solar cells cover an area of 20,000 m2 and convert sunlight directly into electricity. Annual production is 500 to 600 MWh, which corresponds to the annual needs of about 200 homes …"

Christina

Good to know

Good to know
    • Guided tour throughout the year
    • 3 guided tours: solar plant (1h), wind turbine (1h) or combined tour of solar power plant and wind turbine (1h30)
    • Reservation required, minimum 7 days in advance
    • Languages: French, German, English
    • 6 persons minimum per group
    • From the age of 6 years
    • Aperitif with local products on request
    • Remember to take clothes adapted to the weather and the season (the power station is located at 1250 m altitude).
    • New visitor center with touch screens, wind machine, interactive 4D hologram table
    • This tour can be combined with a carriage T. +41 (0)32 941 71 75 M. +41 (0)79 834 67 76 and/or e-bike tour (www.funisolaire.ch).

Prices

Prices
  • Prices for the guided tour of the solar or the wind power plant

    Group up to 10 people (package)

    • CHF 90.-
  • Group from 11 people (price per person)

    • CHF 9.-
  • School up to 10 people (package)

    • CHF 30.-
  • School from 11 people (price per person)

    • CHF 3.-
  • Prices for the combined tour solar power plant and visit of a wind turbine

    Group up to 10 persons (package)

    • CHF 130.-
  • Group from 11 people (price per person)

    • CHF 13.-
  • School up to 10 persons (package)

    • CHF 50.-
  • School from 11 people (price per person)

    • CHF 5.-

On site

On site
  • Accessibility

    • Free parking
    • Accessible by public transport
    • Custom hours on request
    • Suitable for families
    • Booking required
  • Activities

    • Guided tours
    • Animations for children
    • Exhibition / explanations
  • Services

    • Suitable for groups
    • Picnic area available
    • WC
    • Cloakroom
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Wind turbine
Wind turbine. © Vincent Bourrut
Solarplant, Mont-Soleil
Solarplant, Mont-Soleil. © Stefan Boegli
Visit of a wind turbine
Visit of a wind turbine. © Stefan Boegli
Solarplant, Mont-Soleil
Solarplant, Mont-Soleil. © Stefan Boegli
Visit of a wind turbine
Visit of a wind turbine. © Stefan Boegli
Wind turbine
Wind turbine. © Vincent Bourrut
Wind turbine
Wind turbine. © Vincent Bourrut

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