Beznau nuclear power plant: Unit 1 back on line

06.08.2019 Unit 1 of the Beznau nuclear power plant (KKB) was resynchronised with the grid around midday and electricity production was resumed. Last night, a fault in the Beznau substation - probably due to lightning strike - triggered a rapid shutdown of unit 1. The system reacted as designed. The safety of the employees and the population was guaranteed at all times.

More media releases

Show all

Solar energy 04.03.2020

Axpo to build solar plants for Paris airports

Read more

Company 19.09.2016

Axpo strongly impairs Limmern pumped-storage power plant – further value adjustments required as prices are likely to remain low

Read more

International business 02.06.2016

Large volume order for Axpo in Germany

Read more

By clicking the "Ok" checkbox, you agree to the storage of cookies on your device in order to improve the navigation through this website, to analyze their performance through this website as well as to assist us in our marketing activities that may be carried out. We inform you that the cookies are disabled by default. If you want to modify your preferences you can access and/or obtain more information by displaying the "Show details / Settings".