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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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What

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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Innovation

Charging electric vehicles with trolley bus power

Innovative CKW pilot project in Kriens

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Renewable energy

Hydropower: A storable energy

So much energy is available in Swiss reservoirs

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Renewable energy

How do you produce electricity from the sun?

Test your energy knowledge (3)

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Energy market

Demand for electricity falls by five percent

The International Energy Agency (IAE) expects global electricity demand to fall by five percent in 2020, and by as much as ten percent in certain regions severely affected by the Covid 19 pandemic.

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Media releases

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Nuclear energy 22.05.2020

Beznau nuclear power plant: Unit 1 back on grid after scheduled outage

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Wind power 19.05.2020

Axpo and Green Investment Group extend PPA cooperation to Norway

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Renewable energy 30.04.2020

Energy Act: Investments in renewables have to be worthwhile

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