"The strength of the Walser community is that we complement and help each other, making innovative projects possible."DISCOVER
Small steps go a long way
did you know?
The inhabitants of the Bavona Valley have chosen to have no electricity supply. Energy needs are met through the use of solar panels.
The recently finalized Gotthard wind farm consists of 5 wind turbines (each with a power of 2.35 MW) which together will produce between 16 and 20 GWh of electricity each year. Enough to meet the needs of all households in Upper Ticino.
The longest bikesharing route (50.8 km) goes from Bellinzona to Bignasco. There are over 700 bikes available along the route, including around 400 electric bikes.