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Swiss approve law boosting renewable energy generation

Switzerland approved a law on Sunday aimed at accelerating the development of renewable energies, as part of the country’s bid to attain carbon neutrality by 2050.

Official results showed that just under 69 percent of Swiss voters backed the law on “a secure electricity supply based on renewable energies”, confirming polling trends published before the nationwide referendum.

“The Swiss people have taken an important decision about our electricity supply,” said the Alliance For a Safe and Affordable Electricity Supply, which backed the law.

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