Are you a media representative, politician or a contemporary interested in energy policy issues? In our Media & Politics section you will find the latest media releases, our statements on political affairs and interesting facts about the Swiss electricity market.

And if you have any further questions, please contact our Media & Politics team. 

Latest media releases

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International business 21.04.2021

Energy Risk rankings 2021: Axpo ranked among world's top energy traders

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Renewable energy 15.04.2021

Axpo launches hydrogen initiative in Switzerland

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International business 13.04.2021

Axpo signs two 10-year PPAs for wind farms in Sweden

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International business 07.04.2021

Axpo delivers 82 solar projects through participatory funding

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International business 30.03.2021

Axpo Polska signs long-term natural gas deal with Wienerberger in Poland

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International business 25.02.2021

Axpo signs a 10-year green power deal with GIG and Danone companies in Poland

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Political statements

Energy, environment and climate affect us all every day. It is therefore important for Axpo to take a stand on current political issues. Our positions on the latest legislative changes can be found here:

Energy dialogue - the political debate

Climate change, decarbonisation and the associated energy issues represent a major global challenge. The decommissioning of fossil fuel and nuclear power plants is offset by a hesitant expansion of renewables and rising consumption. The issue affects us all. Because: If the secure supply of electricity is endangered, our lives come to a standstill. 

For Axpo there are no black-and-white answers to the open questions in energy and climate policy. Sustainable solutions can only be found together. This is why Axpo is committed to an energy dialogue without blinkers and is conducting it with politicians from all sides. Click here to go to our dialogue platform:

Axpo in figures

60 %

of the Swiss electricity comes from hydropower

100+

is the number of power plants that Axpo operates with partners in Switzerland

2200

kilometers is the length of the Axpo power grid

Media & Politics Team

Are you a journalist or otherwise dealing with political issues? Do you have concern or questions about a political statement? Are you looking for experts on a specific Axpo topic?

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medien@axpo.com

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+41 56 200 41 10 (International)

Alena Weibel

Antonio Sommavilla

Thomas Porchet

Noël Graber

Lisa Givert

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Energy knowledge

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Limmern pumped storage plant: Battery in the mountains

A pumped storage plant functions like a large battery. You can find out exactly how it works and what it has to with the security of electricity supply in Switzerland here.

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Nuclear energy: Reliable base load energy

How electricity is produced by nuclear fission in nuclear power plants, which nuclear power plants belong to Axpo and how their safety is assessed.

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Grids: For a secure supply of electricity

Electricity comes out of the socket, of course! But how does it get there, what do Axpo’s networks have to do with it, and why do we use drones?

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News from the Magazine

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Renewable energy 15.04.2021

EU Hydrogen Strategy

The EU focuses on a hydrogen economy and the integration of the energy system

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Renewable energy 15.04.2021

Hydrogen basics

Storing renewable energies

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Renewable energy 08.04.2021

Highway 4.0

Solar energy in the transport sector – research and pilot projects

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Axpo on Twitter

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