The entire region is overflowing with energy: “Energy City” St. Moritz is setting new standards, the AlpenAkademie is running ecology-related courses, and since autumn 2010, Muottas Muragl is home to the first hotel in the Alps that generates all its own electricity. Indeed, it is almost takes on esoteric dimensions, for Sils is renowned throughout the world for its particularly high values on the Bovis scale ‒ the life force or natural earth energy of substances and organisms that has been proved to have an influence on our well-being.

Engadin St. Moritz: abounding in energy

Engadin St. Moritz is the first Alpine destination in the world to actively commit itself to using renewable energy.

History: a dynamic past

As early as in the 19th century, innovative Engadin pioneers were “energised” into making groundbreaking technical advances.

Hydroelectric power: overflowing with energy sources

In Engadin St. Moritz, “liquid energy” is playing an ever more important role – for here there is more than enough water.

"Clean Energy": geared towards sustainability

For the first time ever an Alpine holiday destination is actively promoting the use of renewable energies.

Energy City St. Moritz: enforcing stringent requirements

In 2008, St. Moritz's status as a Swiss Energy City was confirmed for another four years.

Biogas: the agricultural sector takes the lead

Three farmers set things rolling - by founding a biogas facility.

The climate as an educational trail: offering the best views around!

The trail from Muottas Muragl to the Alp Languard focuses on one theme in particular - the climate.

Events: Sustainability is trumps

Event organisers, too, are increasingly focusing on sustainable concepts.

Muottas Muragl Plus-Energy Hotel

Has won the MILESTONE Tourism Prize, Swiss Solar Award and Watt d’Or energy award.

Diesel-electric piste-grooming vehicle

Engadin St. Moritz Mountains became the first company in the world to put a diesel-electric snowcat into operation.

Snow-grooming vehicles

Piste-grooming vehicles that run exclusively on biologically degradable hydraulic oil.

Man-made snow/ Energy and water consumption

Engadin St. Moritz Mountains is the first company in the world to use organic compressor oil for its artificial snow-making systems.

Project for a natural artificial-snow reservoir on Corviglia

A natural reservoir at 2,500 metres above sea level.

Educating people about the environment

"AlpenAkademie Engadin St. Moritz"

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