12.01.2024 - The Ukrainian cities of Lviv and Vinnytsia need to replace some of their tram rolling stock and asked Switzerland for support. The cities of Bern and Zurich are supplying them with 11 decommissioned, but fully operational trams, a figure that is likely to rise to 67. SECO is organising and financing the shipment of the trams to Ukraine and the retraining of transport company staff.
26.10.2023 - InfraWatt has awarded a SECO-funded wastewater treatment plant in North Macedonia the «Médaille d’eau» medal of honour. The award rewards operators who use energy efficiently, produce renewable energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The plant in Kotchani treats the wastewater of 65,000 people. It generates energy from biogas, sewage sludge and a solar power unit.
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