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Axpo is Switzerland's largest producer of renewable energy and an international leader in energy trading and the marketing of solar and wind power. 5000 employees combine experience and expertise with a passion for innovation. Axpo develops innovative energy solutions based on state-of-the-art technologies for its customers in over 30 countries in Europe and the USA.

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Together with its partners, Axpo operates over 100 power plants. Our climate-friendly Swiss electricity mix consists of hydropower, biomass and nuclear energy and features very low CO2 emissions. As the largest producer of hydropower, and thanks to our investments in biomass and fermentation plants as well as small hydropower plants, we are the largest producer of renewable energies in Switzerland. Axpo supplies its customers with up to 3200 MW of capacity via a 2200-kilometre distribution network (110, 50 and 16 kilovolts).

Abroad, Axpo focuses on solar and wind energy and invests in technically and economically suitable locations. Our wind farm portfolio includes plants in France, Spain, Italy and Northern Europe. Axpo also holds an interest in the Global Tech I offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. Through its subsidiary Volkswind, Axpo also contributes its expertise to the planning, project planning and construction of wind farms. Through its subsidiary Urbasolar, Axpo is active in the entire solar energy value chain.

Three numbers we are proud of:

5000

Employees

100+

Years of experience

30+

Countries

Stories full of energy

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Renewable energy

Switzerland should rely on solar energy

National Fund researchers: An important role for hydropower

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Renewable energy

Tailor-made trading strategies, increasing returns

Axpo is using data science to support the marketing of wind power across Europe

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Renewable energy

Pioneer project above the fog line

Solar power from the Muttenalp

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Solar energy

Winter power from a dam

Switzerland's first large-scale alpine solar power plant to be built on the Muttsee dam

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Media releases

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Solar energy 28.11.2019

Axpo plans first large-scale, alpine solar plant in Switzerland

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International business 29.10.2019

Axpo signs long-term PPA for two wind farms in Finland

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International business 11.10.2019

Axpo subsidiary Volkswind inaugurates wind farm in France

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