Hydropower is renewable and CO2-free. Here you can find out how important hydropower is at Axpo, where we invest and how energy is generated from water.
En route in "Axpoland": Through the wild Rhine Gorge
Balancing electricity production and environmental protection
Study: Climate change is altering Switzerland's water balance
Enjoy the mountains and the cool alpine air at the Muttsee
Recultivation following completion of the large-scale Linth-Limmern construction project
A key for innovative energy production
Expansion potential of existing reservoirs in Switzerland
So much energy is available in Swiss reservoirs
Test your energy knowledge (2)
Hydropower supplies around 60 percent of the energy produced in Switzerland. This is good, because electricity from hydropower is renewable, indigenous, reliable and climate-friendly (CO2-free).
Switzerland's storage power plants supply important power during the winter.
How the Isola dam at San Bernardino is being restructured
The international competitiveness of Swiss hydropower
First digital hydropower plant in Switzerland
The Klingnau Reservoir and its many facets
EROS Electric guarantees renewable, local, CO2-neutral power for electric vehicles
How much potential is there in Swiss hydropower?
Energy Strategy 2050 and environmental concerns in conflict
Building surge tanks for energy production
Axpo and its hydropower plants - Who recognises our assets?
Off to nature in the High Rhine region – to eleven hydropower plants
A look into the Zervreila hydropower plant
Property reversion and new concessions for hydropower plants
Amazing figures on hydroelectric power plants
The profitability of Swiss hydropower: A study
ETH researchers identify locations for future hydropower
Small rivers and residual water to produce power
Eglisau-Glattfelden hydro power plant: Elevator and ladder for fish
Beznau, Eglisau, Klingnau: In harmony with nature
How climate change impacts hydropower
Axpo is the largest producer of hydropower in Switzerland