100 Jahre Axpo

100 Jahre Axpo

Media releases

Axpo sells Kompogas plant construction area to Hitachi Zosen Inova

30.10.2014 -
Axpo and Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) have concluded a contract for the takeover of Kompogas business activities in the area of plant construction. Zurich-based HZI, formerly Von Roll Inova, is the global market leader in the area of waste-sourced thermal energy recovery. With this acquisition, the company is expanding its portfolio and, in the future, will also offer construction of the proven Kompogas plants for energy recovery through fermentation. In doing so, the company will carry on the tradition of the Kompogas brand that was successfully established by Axpo. Operation of the plants in Switzerland will remain with Axpo.


North Sea wind farm Global Tech I construction phase completed

01.09.2014 -
Construction of the North Sea wind farm Global Tech I is complete: 100 kilometres from the German coast and occupying an area half the size of Bremerhaven the offshore wind power station now stands with 80 turbines of the 5 megawatt class (AREVA Wind M5000-116) and the farm’s own transformer station. At present, only the cable work needs to be finalised. An underwater robot is checking that the farm’s 120 kilometres of internal cables lay correctly and at the right depth in their seabed trenches.

Axpo is «Top Energy Trader of the Year» in Central Eastern Europe

06.06.2014 -
The annual «Central Eastern Energy Award» proclaimed Axpo as the winner in the category «Top Energy Trader of the Year». The celebration took place on last Thursday night in Warsaw.