100 Jahre Axpo

100 Jahre Axpo

Media releases

Hydropower plant on the Fellbach stream in Saas-Balen will not be realised

16.12.2014 -
Water from the Fellbach stream in the town of Saas-Balen in the canton Wallis will not be used for electricity production. Extensive investigations revealed that the basis for commercial utilisation of the Fellbach stream was not given. As a result, the „Kraftwerk Fellbach“ power plant project will not be pursued. On 27 May 2014, the town of Saas-Balen and Kraftwerke Mattmark AG founded a study consortium to conduct an investigation on the possible use of hydropower at the Fellbach stream.


Axpo Iberia SL signed an agreement to supply electricity to regional and high speed trains

18.12.2014 -
ADIF, the system operator for the Spanish railway network, has awarded Axpo Iberia SL an important part of the electricity supply contract for regional and high speed trains (AVE) in Spain for 2015.

Axpo Nordic AS awarded for “innovation and activity in market development” in Lithuania

04.12.2014 -
On 28th of November, the Lithuanian electricity transmission system operator (Lithuanian TSO) – Litgrid, held their yearly meeting during which the awards were given out to the electricity market players. Out of 75 registered market players in Lithuania, Axpo Nordic AS was awarded for the category: “innovation and activity in market development”.