Big Thank you!

A very big thank you to all participants and helping hands in the background. These were successful Energy Data Hackdays 2022


Friday, 16.09.2022 Saturday, 17.09.2022 
8.30Welcome Coffee & Croissant08.00Breakfast & Individual start hacking
09.00Opening, Introduction + Keynotes12.00Lunch
09.30Challenge pitching16.00Presentation of your prototypes
10.30Group building17.30Apéro and celebration
11.30Start hacking  
13.30Input Talk (tbc)  
14.00Continue hacking  
19.00Delicious Dinner  
20.00Continue hacking – open end  

Challenges 2022

Weitere Details zu den einzelnen Challenges, mit Klick auf das entsprechende Bild.
Die Informationen sind in Englisch erfasst.


More details about the individual challenges, by clicking on the corresponding image.
The information is recorded in English.



You still have open questions? Have a look at our FAQs where we have listed all the important questions and answers:

How much does my participation to the Hackdays costs?

The Hackdays are free of charge thanks to our sponsors and partners. Food (including breakfast), electricity/ basic workplace infrastructure and internet are also provided.

Do I need a project idea or a team to participate?

No, this is possible, but not necessary. At the beginning of the hackathon different project ideas and challenges will be presented. You can work on the project idea that inspires you the most.

Are Hackdays only for developers?

No, the Hackdays are not only for developers, but also for designers, energy specialists, lateral thinkers & makers as well as journalists and programmers.

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Do I have to stay on site for 32 hours?

No, that’s not necessary either. It is important that you contribute to the success of your chosen project and discuss with your team when and where you work.

Which overnight options are available?

You can stay overnight directly on venue with your sleeping mat and sleeping bag, but this is not the most comfortable option. Therefore, we have organized two alternatives for you and, best of all, we will cover the overnight costs from Friday to Saturday for you if you actively participate in the Energy Data Hackdays.

Overnight stay in the youth hostel Brugg (Schlössli Altenburg):
Just write an email with the reference to the Energy Data Hackdays to secure a place for the night:

Map & Directions

Overnight stay at the Hotel Gotthard:
Please book directly with the hotel via the website ( or write an email to
In the booking you should mention that you are participating in the Energy Data Hackdays 2022.

Map & Directions

What is the official language?

English! In the groups, feel free to adapt to your preferences.
You can find the German version of the information here.

What do I need to bring along?

The most important thing: interest in the themes energy and data. Don't forget your laptop. You should also bring pens and possibly a sleeping bag. However, we will provide you with a basic set of materials such as papers, flipcharts, post-it, food and drinks. 

What happens afterwards?

We want the resulting Hackdays projects to have a long-term, sustainable impact. Accordingly, partner organizations and Challenge Owners are happy to continue to support and promote promising projects and results to the best of their abilities.

The discussion about energy also goes on within the Energy Data Working Group. Have a look!

Notice: opensource principle

The challenges and their results are freely accessible and will be published on the homepages of and also BfE (SwissEnergy) after the event. The data used for the elaboration are not included. In the case of companies' own data, these remain with the respective data owners.

We abide by the