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Renewable energy 10.04.2024

A refuge for birds, fish and beavers

The Hydropower Tour de Suisse – Aarekraftwerk Klingnau AG

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Energy market 10.04.2024

March saw mix of mild weather and supported fuel markets

European Energy Markets Monthly, April 2024

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Renewable energy 22.03.2024

Broad compromise to boost supply security

Expand renewables, secure supply: all about the new electricity law

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Renewable energy 27.02.2024

Full market liberalisation: opportunity, not a must

Supplier choice for small-scale consumers too?

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Renewable energy 27.02.2024

Stabilising the Electricity Grid with Water from the Valle Mesolcina

Important task in the remote mountain world

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Energy market 13.02.2024

Bearish momentum persists despite cold spell

European Energy Markets Monthly, February 2024

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Renewable energy 29.01.2024

H2 demand: a look into the crystal ball

Potential, costs and visions for the future of hydrogen

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Energy market 16.01.2024

Bearish 2023 looks set to continue

European Energy Markets Monthly, January 2024

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Energy market 12.12.2023

First cold snap is no sweat for Europe’s energy markets

First cold snap is no sweat for Europe’s energy markets

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International business 07.12.2023

Scaling up a business while keeping its DNA

A Dutchman with a knack for smooth sailing

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Energy market 04.12.2023

Powering the energy transition with PPAs

A pioneer in power purchase agreements

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Renewable energy 04.12.2023

Axpo accelerates Swiss solar initiative

In alpine, midland and urban areas

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Energy market 17.11.2023

Abundant supply and subdued demand offset geopolitical risks

European Energy Markets Monthly, November 2023

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Renewable energy 26.10.2023

Modern Axpo power plant produces energy for 14,000 households

Rüchlig power plant – a modern understatement in the centre of Aarau

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Energy market 09.10.2023

Mild weather and renewed nuclear confidence blunt winter risks

European Energy Markets Monthly, Oktober 2023

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Renewable energy 19.09.2023

What’s behind the electricity price increases

Basic electricity supply prices are rising

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Innovation 13.09.2023

Collaborating with startups for a more sustainable future

The Power of Open Innovation at Axpo

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Renewable energy 12.09.2023

Alp da Schnaus used in many and varied ways

Combining leisure, nature and energy generation in Ilanz/Glion

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Energy market 12.09.2023

Markets shift towards bearish conditions

European Energy Markets Monthly, September 2023

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Renewable energy 01.09.2023

Premiere in the Canton of Schwyz

Axpo and EWS give new impetus with first alpine solar plant in Canton Schwyz

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Renewable energy 18.08.2023

Reserve power plants as part of the Swiss electricity system

Drawing energy only in an emergency

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International business 18.08.2023

Will the EU have enough money to finance its climate industry ambitions?

The Green Deal Industrial Plan

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Energy market 17.08.2023

Winter supply outlook improves despite mixed market signals

European Energy Markets Monthly, August 2023

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Renewable energy 16.08.2023

Hydrogen from the Rhine – a key pillar of Switzerland’s energy future

Axpo will produce up to 350 tonnes of hydrogen per year from Rhine water

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Energy market 15.08.2023

Myths and facts: 12 common misconceptions about electricity

Myths and misconceptions can be highly persistent

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Renewable energy 07.08.2023

Green hydrogen simply explained

Axpo goes for H2 as an energy carrier

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International business 03.08.2023

From start-up to value-added trader

Axpo Singapore’s Managing Director on building a successful business from scratch

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Renewable energy 18.07.2023

Full acceleration of approval procedures

Currently we are taking too long

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Renewable energy 18.07.2023

EU Nature Restoration Law narrowly survives crucial vote

European Parliament split over environmental policy

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Energy market 17.07.2023

Negative electricity price: Predictable trend?

Simply explained: Why the electricity price can be negative

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Energy market 12.07.2023

Fuels uncertainty lifts energy prices despite bearish power fundamentals

European Energy Markets Monthly, July 2023

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Renewable energy 26.06.2023

"We still have the spirit and passion of the early days"

Interview with Katja Stommel on Volkswind's 30th anniversary

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Renewable energy 22.06.2023

Seven reasons to build wind power plants in Switzerland

Wind power generates winter electricity

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Energy market 14.06.2023

Surging renewables bring an optimism that summer will test

European Energy Markets Monthly, June 2023

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Innovation 13.06.2023

Power increase improves electricity supply in the Untere Aaretal

The region will thus benefit from a sustainable energy supply

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Renewable energy 25.05.2023

The six main basics of hydropower

Clean, efficient and important for security of supply

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Renewable energy 17.05.2023

Renewables on the rise throughout the world

Renewables like PV and wind are booming – but we need even more growth

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Innovation 11.05.2023

The Power of Sustainable Innovation: Together towards NET-Zero

Axpo and start-up accelerator Bluelion agree on partnership

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Energy market 09.05.2023

California’s duck curve visits Europe | Axpo

European Energy Markets Monthly, May 2023

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Renewable energy 08.05.2023

Caischavedra – A giant yesterday, a dwarf today

Thirty years ago, Axpo built the largest solar plant of the time in the Swiss Alps

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Renewable energy 05.05.2023

Large-scale alpine solar plant "Ovra Solara Magriel" in the starting blocks

Solar offensive forges ahead: 10-megawatt plant above Disentis

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Renewable energy 04.05.2023

Raising dam walls to advance the energy transition

Why higher dam walls don’t result in more hydropower – but are still a sensible option

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Renewable energy 18.04.2023

Wind power – yes please!

Swiss wind energy: getting the locals on board

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Energy market 17.04.2023

Joint gas purchasing: hope for the EU - but without Switzerland?

Swiss companies can only participate in new platform as sellers

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Renewable energy 13.04.2023

For more winter power

The largest alpine solar plant in the production profile

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Energy market 12.04.2023

Winter ends with relief, but new challenges arise

European Energy Markets Monthly, April 2023

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Energy market 20.03.2023

European Commission publishes proposals to revise EU internal electricity market

Evolution instead of hasty revolution

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Energy market 16.03.2023

Beware of emerging supply risks

European Energy Markets Monthly, March 2023

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Innovation 14.03.2023

The first partner power plant in Switzerland

Wägital power plant: a model student among pioneer plants

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Renewable energy 09.03.2023

The wind has shifted

Swiss wind energy: insignificant today – a pillar for reliable supply tomorrow

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Energy market 08.03.2023

Natural hydrogen: More than just a hope?

Discoveries of natural hydrogen are accumulating

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Renewable energy 01.03.2023

Expansion of renewables and nature protection? No contradiction

Politics and industry want faster expansion of PV, wind and hydropower

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Energy market 15.02.2023

Regulatory activities in the Swiss electricity market

A guide to short-term and long-term measures

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Commitment 20.01.2023

Security of supply: the Axpo top ten

Over a hundred years of reliability: the key role of Axpo in Switzerland’s power supply

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Energy market 21.12.2022

Supply security: a combination of production, trade and market

Switzerland’s current energy supply has grown historically. The system has been continuously adapted and improved due to technological and social changes. The interaction between trade and production is of fundamental importance. An analysis by Polynomics has come to the conclusion that trading increases not only efficiency, but ultimately also supply security.

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Innovation 16.12.2022

For more security of supply: Hydropower goes digital

Tour de Suisse of Hydropower, part 4

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Energy market 07.12.2022

Market distortions of the past months

Axpo in a ‘perfect storm’

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Renewable energy 07.12.2022

Axpos photovoltaic ambition for Switzerland increases sixfold

Improved framework paves the way for solar offensive

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Energy market 07.12.2022

Inextricable link between electricity production and trading

Business model combines strengths in production and trading

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Renewable energy 02.12.2022

Energy from pumpkins

Jona fermentation plant runs on pumpkin power

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Energy market 25.11.2022

Why natural gas drives up the price of electricity

Merit Order: Priority to the cheapest power plants

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Energy market 23.11.2022

The unaffordability of autarky

Scenarios for climate neutrality and security of supply for Switzerland

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Renewable energy 22.11.2022

Solar power for over 300,000 Swiss households

Axpo launches solar offensive. Winter power from the Alps and the motorway

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Energy market 16.11.2022

Foreign trade ensures balance

Exported only if supply exceeds demand

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Innovation 16.11.2022

How much solar is there in our energy future?

The Power Switcher simulates the future of the Swiss electricity system

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Innovation 16.11.2022

How much solar is there in our energy future?

The Power Switcher simulates the future of the Swiss electricity system

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Renewable energy 15.11.2022

Solar power from a satellite dish

Winter power from an innovative solar project in the Alps

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Renewable energy 27.10.2022

Solar power above - strawberries below

Why we urgently need more agrophotovoltaics in Switzerland

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International business 14.10.2022

Ensuring Switzerland’s security of supply this winter

How Axpo plays a key role in finding alternatives to Russian gas

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Energy market 30.09.2022

Bailout funds in Europe

The liquidity crisis in Europe

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Energy market 21.09.2022

10 answers about Axpo’s energy trading

Why energy has no future without trading

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Energy market 09.09.2022

10 answers to the federal credit line

Electricity price, hedging, liquidity - what you need to know

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International business 08.09.2022

Outstanding customer service recognised in Portugal

Axpo subsidiary Goldenergy wins customer service awards

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Energy market 05.09.2022

How hedging works in energy markets

A guide to initial margins and variation margins

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Energy market 05.09.2022

7 things you need to know about hedging electricity prices

The most important facts about electricity, gambling, hedging and rescue umbrellas

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Renewable energy 02.09.2022

Solar power from the mountains – how does that work?

Test your energy knowledge

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Renewable energy 01.09.2022

3.3 gigawatt hours of winter electricity

Switzerland's largest alpine solar plant fully operational

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Renewable energy 24.08.2022

Garden waste in summer slumber

When silo bales store energy for the winter

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Renewable energy 23.08.2022

Citizens participate in the energy transition

A good way to increase the acceptance of wind and solar power

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Renewable energy 19.08.2022

When wind becomes electricity

Test your energy knowledge

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Energy market 17.08.2022

Conversion of overhead line Eglisau-Wilchingen

Pylon number 63 is being replaced

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Energy market 12.08.2022

Why the grid ‘pulse’ is 50 hertz

Consistent grid frequency crucial for grid stability

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Renewable energy 10.08.2022

Solar yield at 2500 metres

The challenges of building the largest alpine solar plant

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Renewable energy 10.08.2022

Last solar board installed

A milestone at AlpinSolar Muttsee

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Energy market 05.08.2022

Heading off the power shortage with OSTRAL

About the Organisation for Power Supply in Extraordinary Situa-tions

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Renewable energy 27.07.2022

A bumpy road towards EU climate neutrality?

European Green Deal: Fit-for-55 package

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Energy market 15.07.2022

Sustainable Finance: Nuclear power & natural gas = "green"?

Where do the EU's green billions end up?

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Renewable energy 13.07.2022

Countering misconceptions

Seven reasons for the construction of ground-mounted systems

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Renewable energy 12.07.2022

Uncertain future inhibits investment

How is the issue of reversion blocking the energy transition?

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International business 11.07.2022

Happy birthday, Axpo Polska!

How Axpo is strengthening its leading position in the Polish energy market

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Energy market 01.07.2022

Safety net: right or wrong?

Council of States debates the safety net: a fact check

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Innovation 01.06.2022

Certified protection of power grids against cyber attacks

ISO certificate for process informatics of Axpo Grid AG

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Energy market 30.05.2022

How Axpos long term commitment powers Finlands green transition

The importance of local expertise

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Renewable energy 25.05.2022

Permits: more resolve needed to speed up processes

The Federal Council's proposal goes in the right direction, but not far enough

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Renewable energy 23.05.2022

“Create conditions for investments in renewables”

Axpo and Goldenergy host energy challenge debate in Portugal

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Renewable energy 19.05.2022

How is hydrogen produced

Grey, green, yellow – H2 theory of colours

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Renewable energy 18.05.2022

“Employees are the most important key to growth”

Axpo powers ahead in France

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Renewable energy 17.05.2022

Unassuming but essential

In the canton of Glarus, hydropower reveals its potential

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Energy market 12.05.2022

From weather to war

What's behind high electricity prices?

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Renewable energy 10.05.2022

Four reasons why hydropower is having a hard time in Switzerland

Hydropower is crucial to the energy transition

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Renewable energy 09.05.2022

What exactly is hydrogen?

Everywhere, but never alone

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Energy market 05.05.2022

Power trading - so simple, so complex

Over the counter, on the exchange: where market players meet

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Renewable energy 02.05.2022

From satellite dish to solar plant

Winter power in the Valais Alps thanks to an innovative project

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Renewable energy 06.04.2022

"We have the know-how"

Growth strategy for solar and wind until 2030

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Renewable energy 01.04.2022

Off into new heights

Large-scale solar plants make a significant contribution to the prevention of a winter power gap

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Renewable energy 23.03.2022

5 MWp from floating solar panels

A new function for a former gravel pit

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Energy market 23.02.2022

Green electricity for automotive suppliers

Axpo facilitates wind farm PPA for VERBUND in Romania

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Energy market 16.02.2022

Record high power prices – positive or negative?

Successful energy trading is only possible with sufficient liquidity

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Innovation 10.02.2022

Controlling grid voltages with shunt reactors

New reactive power compensation systems in Winkeln and Fällanden

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Renewable energy 08.02.2022

Before the rotor blades start turning

A gigantic construction: Building a wind power plant

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Renewable energy 08.02.2022

From inside as from above

Extraordinary pictures of a wind turbine

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Innovation 20.01.2022

‘Spot on’ at the nuclear power plant

Four-legged robot to support daily work

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Renewable energy 18.01.2022

Those who make sure electricity flows

A guest commentary by Christoph Brand in the NZZ

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Innovation 13.01.2022

“Big step to make Romania green”

Axpo lands major industry award

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Renewable energy 22.12.2021

Energy knowledge in high demand

Energy dialogue: The ten most read articles

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Energy market 15.12.2021

"We came to stay"

Axpo Austria celebrates its 20th anniversary

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Energy market 14.12.2021

Coalition wants significant expansion of renewables

Is the new German government putting the expansion of renewables ahead of species protection?

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Innovation 13.12.2021

New software: Optimal routing of power lines

Automated planning of overhead lines and underground cables with new software

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Energy market 08.12.2021

Taking Portugal by storm

39% of customers changing supplier chose Goldenergy

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Renewable energy 26.10.2021

A technology for the future?

Organic solar cells

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Renewable energy 19.10.2021

Bright as the sun

Solar energy: How well informed are you - a quiz

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Renewable energy 11.10.2021

One small step toward the energy transition

AlpinSolar produces electricity for the first time

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Renewable energy 06.10.2021

Demand could boom as of 2030

PwC study on hydrogen

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Renewable energy 01.10.2021

Construction at an altitude of over 2500 meters

Steady progress on Switzerland’s largest alpine solar power plant at the Muttsee dam wall

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Renewable energy 01.10.2021

Construction at an altitude of over 2500 meters

Steady progress on Switzerland’s largest alpine solar power plant at the Muttsee dam wall

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Energy market 28.09.2021

Greater transparency regarding electricity mix disclosure

Guarantees of origin (GOs)

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Renewable energy 22.09.2021

Battery costs to be halved by 2050

Large comparative study by the University of Münster

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Innovation 14.09.2021

Exploring the eternal city just got more eco-friendly

Axpo Italia launches charging stations for e-cars in Rome

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Energy market 10.09.2021

How the electricity price is determined

Electricity price increases in Switzerland and Europe

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Renewable energy 07.09.2021

Equipe à grande vitesse

Axpo has significantly increased its team in France

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Renewable energy 03.09.2021

Fixed water usage levy no longer fit for purpose

Decision of the advisory committee of the Council of States (UREK)

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Renewable energy 02.09.2021

Solar: Prices dropping in Switzerland

EnergieSchweiz study on photovoltaics

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Renewable energy 26.08.2021

Urban safari

Bioparc Valencia relies on 100% green electricity

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Renewable energy 12.08.2021

How does a Spanish tortilla become climate friendly?

Axpo Iberia supplies green electricity to potato producer Patatas Meléndez

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Renewable energy 10.08.2021

"Energy Payback Time" and more

Reliable facts on solar energy

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Renewable energy 05.08.2021

Stirring things up with a really big spoon

Hydrogen projects – Australia, Oman, Spain and Germany moving forward

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Renewable energy 02.08.2021

Technical potential of 9 to 11 GW

New study for photovoltaics on infrastructure in Switzerland

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Renewable energy 30.07.2021

Swiss Grand Canyon

En route in "Axpoland": Through the wild Rhine Gorge

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Renewable energy 22.07.2021

Environmental refurbishment – mammoth task for hydropower

Balancing electricity production and environmental protection

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People 21.07.2021

Italia Team is ready for Olympics

Start of the Olympic Games in Tokyo

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People 13.07.2021

Sun, fun and… smiling people

Sports festival for people with disabilities: PluSport Day goes local

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Renewable energy 08.07.2021

Learning to garden

A sprouting garden using soil products from Axpo Biomasse AG

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Renewable energy 01.07.2021

How high is your solar IQ?

Test you solar energy knowledge

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Renewable energy 29.06.2021

High electricity production during the winter

Study: Climate change is altering Switzerland's water balance

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Innovation 24.06.2021

Demand-side management becomes more important

Intelligent power load management holds potential

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Energy market 15.06.2021

Green power mix from Switzerland

Energy transition study by the ETH Lausanne – political framework conditions important

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Energy market 13.06.2021

"Six objectives for the energy debate"

Christoph Brand on the public debate

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Renewable energy 04.06.2021

Abundant electricity from the sun

Study shows: Wind and solar power could cover global energy demand by one hundred times.

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Renewable energy 31.05.2021

Shine with the sun

Solar quiz: Test your knowledge

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Renewable energy 28.05.2021

Renewable energy from horse manure

Axpo at the Longines CSIO St. Gallen jumping tournament

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People 20.05.2021

“Speed is a very good friend in our business”

Johan Arnberg talks about Axpo Nordic’s start-up DNA and how to foster innovation

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Renewable energy 17.05.2021

An energy multi-talent

Hydrogen in practice

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Renewable energy 12.05.2021

Solar power for sweets

CKW: Solar contracting for chocolate manufacturer Aeschbach Chocolatier AG

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Energy market 11.05.2021

"Security of supply remains the responsibility of politicians and the administration"

Axpo CEO Christoph Brand: Reply to Federal Councillor Sommaruga

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Innovation 06.05.2021

iTAK – an Axpo innovation

Efficient solution for voltage conversions

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Innovation 06.05.2021

iTAK – an Axpo innovation

Efficient solution for voltage conversions

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Energy market 05.05.2021

Climate policy is energy policy

CO2 Act: Christoph Brand in L'Agefi

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Energy market 05.05.2021

Climate policy is energy policy

Global warming is the greatest challenge of the 21st century. With its ratification of the Paris Climate Agreement, Switzerland has committed to a 50-per cent reduction of its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.

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Renewable energy 29.04.2021

Construction under consideration of the nature park

Underground power line in the Schaffhausen nature park

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Renewable energy 22.04.2021

Sharing key technologies

Hydrogen future: Axpo Italia and RINA to promote innovative projects

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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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Renewable energy 25.03.2021

Axpo voted Portugal’s best 100% renewable energy supplier

Portuguese subsidiary Goldenergy chosen by consumers for top award

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Energy market 24.03.2021

Tightly interconnected European energy industry

Study on price development on wholesale power markets

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Renewable energy 17.03.2021

"Good basis for in-depth discussion"

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People 08.03.2021

“We are well on track”

Axpo Singapore’s Managing Director talks about her first 100 days in her new role

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People 05.03.2021

“Gaining international experience every day”

Axpo Nordic’s CFO explains why Axpo’s decentralised set-up is a clear statement for diversity

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Renewable energy 04.03.2021

On the road to renewable power purchase agreements

Clean energy for Italian companies: Axpo Italia's ‘Green Route’ to corporate PPAs

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Renewable energy 23.02.2021

Power demand on the rise – strong growth in renewables and H2

McKinsey & Co.: Global Energy Perspective 2021

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Renewable energy 16.02.2021

"2/3 more winter power with alpine solar power plant"

Christoph Sutter, Head Division Renewables at Axpo, on the AlpinSolar project

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Energy market 16.02.2021

The way to achieve Switzerland’s energy transition

Guest commentary in the Tagesanzeiger from 13.02.2021

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Energy market 12.02.2021

How Axpo power plants prevented a blackout

Electricity shortage in north-western Europe

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People 10.02.2021

A warm yet digital welcome

How Axpo eases new employees into their jobs

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Renewable energy 08.02.2021

Axpo no. 1 at solar auction in France

The Axpo subsidiary Urbasolar has gained a market share of 38 per cent in tenders for solar canopies.

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Energy market 04.02.2021

Full of energy on Class CNBC Italia

Axpo Italia launches new series on energy trading with leading Italian business TV channel

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Renewable energy 02.02.2021

Combined forces on the road

Successful integration and cooperation in the extended Berom team

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Renewable energy 28.01.2021

Solving the problem at the source

Solar plants cause voltage fluctuations

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People 26.01.2021

How eco-friendly is exercising at home?

Home fitness in corona times: a treadmill produces 65 kilos of CO2 per year

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Renewable energy 21.01.2021

"We need a new solution for winter power"

Solar researcher Annelen Kahl on the solar project in the Glarus Alps

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Renewable energy 21.01.2021

Pioneer project above the fog line

Solar power from the Muttenalp

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Renewable energy 21.01.2021

Off to the mountains!

Enjoy the mountains and the cool alpine air at the Muttsee

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People 18.01.2021

From niche to mass market

PPAs will soon shake up the German energy market

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Energy market 08.01.2021

Green Deal: Consequences for Switzerland

The EU acquis is developing

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Renewable energy 06.01.2021

Solar energy will boom worldwide

World Energy Outlook of the International Energy Agency

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Renewable energy 04.01.2021

Smooth operator 2

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People 15.12.2020

“I recommend to my female comrades to join us”

Axpo France: continuous growth and clear focus on PPAs

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Renewable energy 30.11.2020

Strong tailwind for Axpo

Volkswind success at auctions in France

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Renewable energy 26.11.2020

"We will be among the top three PPA providers"

Axpo Deutschland plans to use the experience gained in other countries in 2021

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Renewable energy 25.11.2020

From construction site to grassy meadow

Recultivation following completion of the large-scale Linth-Limmern construction project

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Energy market 24.11.2020

Axpo Energy Voices

Alena Weibel, Axpo Head Public Affairs & Media Relations, on the first energy podcast in Switzerland

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Renewable energy 23.11.2020

A full load of sun for pizza and panettone

Axpo Italia builds a solar plant for the Italian bakery products supplier Italmill

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Energy market 17.11.2020

Being literally close to the customer

Axpo Finland moves into new premises in the World Trade Center Helsinki

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Energy market 13.11.2020

"We need energy"

Interview with Axpo CEO Christoph Brand

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Renewable energy 12.11.2020

Green electricity for more environmentally friendly chocolate packaging

Axpo Italia concludes PPA with traditional aluminum foil manufacturer

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People 10.11.2020

“Changes should be seen as opportunities for daily learning”

Talking to Vlatka Komaric, Head Quantitative Risk Management Axpo

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Renewable energy 03.11.2020

Axpo Biomass in Eglisau

First success in implementing the expansion strategy

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Renewable energy 30.10.2020

Spectral play of colours on solar plant in Toulouse

The largest urban solar plant ever built

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Renewable energy 29.10.2020

Axpo at Disneyland Paris

Axpo and Disneyland Paris are building one of Europe's largest solar canopies

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Renewable energy 26.10.2020

Why cowpats can be good for the climate

Axpo Iberia signs Spain’s first long-term biomethane deal with pioneering milk farm

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Renewable energy 20.10.2020

Naturbett® horse bedding – made by Axpo

New innovative product

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Renewable energy 15.10.2020

Switzerland’s first digital hydropower plant

A key for innovative energy production

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Renewable energy 13.10.2020

Axpo turns its employees into solar entrepreneurs

Solar plant at Axpo headquarters oversubscribed by a factor more than 5

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Energy market 06.10.2020

Happy Birthday, Axpo Italia!

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Energy market 30.09.2020

An explanatory video about a cumbersome law

What the German Fuel Emissions Trading Act means for Axpo Germany's customers

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Innovation 28.09.2020

Replacement clamp from the 3D printer

Innovative asset management at Axpo

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Energy market 23.09.2020

"We must abandon energy policy ideologies"

Axpo CEO Christoph Brand in an interview with the NZZ

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Energy market 23.09.2020

Maximum funding efficiency through floating market premiums

Contribution to the debate on the new Energy Act/Part 2

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Energy market 22.09.2020

Creating suitable regulatory conditions

Contribution to the debate on the new Energy Act/Part 1

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Innovation 15.09.2020

Our future grid

The Grid 4.0 programme

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Renewable energy 08.09.2020

Higher dams for more winter power

Expansion potential of existing reservoirs in Switzerland

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Renewable energy 04.09.2020

Self-consumption made easy

Básica, Óptima, and Premium: three solar solutions for all types of SMEs

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Renewable energy 02.09.2020

Winter power from house facades

Solar facades also have potential in Switzerland

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People 28.08.2020

"I can now take full care of my family”

As a new daddy to his two-week old son, Axpo’s Specialist Hydro Energy Engineer, Roland Egloff speaks about taking paternity leave.

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Renewable energy 26.08.2020

Is Tesla a potential PPA opponent?

The electric car boom in Germany is stirring up the power industry

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Renewable energy 20.08.2020

Solar power on top – potatoes down below

Dual use of agricultural land with agrivoltaics

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Innovation 06.08.2020

In search of the super battery

Empa promotes applied research

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Energy market 31.07.2020

Axpo Italia ranks among the Big Three now

Strong growth also in the gas business

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Renewable energy 29.07.2020

Solar power for Galliker Transport AG

Powerful solar farm for the Car House in Altishofen

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Renewable energy 24.07.2020

We need better incentives for sustainable electricity

Switzerland has the wrong instruments for promoting renewable energies. A guest article by Thomas Sieber (Chairman of the Board of Directors Axpo) and Gianni Operto (President AEE) published in the Tages Anzeiger of 20 July 2020.

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Energy market 22.07.2020

"We want to help SMEs to get back to normal"

Axpo has been active in Portugal for five years

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Renewable energy 08.07.2020

Visit the Smart Energy Lab

We have the ideal program for you when the sun is not shining and the raindrops are falling: A visit to the Smart Energy Lab.

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Renewable energy 24.06.2020

Solar roof in Baden

Fabio Giddey, solar technician at CKW, about the solar system at the Baden campus

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Innovation 18.06.2020

World 4.0: Axpo in the digital age

First steps taken in transformation process

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Energy market 15.06.2020

Post-corona energy and climate policy

First virtual Axpo live stream session

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Energy market 05.06.2020

Axpo Italia comes first in customer orientation survey

Best partner to customers during Covid-19 crisis with traffic light initiative

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Renewable energy 03.06.2020

"Not all electricity is the same"

New Smart Energy Lab at Umwelt Arena Spreitenbach

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Renewable energy 02.06.2020

"The floating market premium is the more effective solution"

Christoph Sutter, Head of New Energies at Axpo, talks about his experience with the "floating market premium" in the international environment.

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Innovation 27.05.2020

Charging electric vehicles with trolley bus power

Innovative CKW pilot project in Kriens

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Renewable energy 20.05.2020

Hydropower: A storable energy

So much energy is available in Swiss reservoirs

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Renewable energy 14.05.2020

How do you produce electricity from the sun?

Test your energy knowledge (3)

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Energy market 11.05.2020

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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Renewable energy 06.05.2020

Green electricity for fuel supply chains

Axpo Iberia signs long-term PPA with leading petroleum supplier CLH Group

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Energy market 24.04.2020

Where will our future power supply come from

We can’t just rely on imports. What we need is a Swiss formula: PV+Hy+60

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Renewable energy 21.04.2020

"We demand a floating market premium"

Axpo President of the Board Thomas Sieber in an interview with CH Media

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Renewable energy 09.04.2020

Electricity from hydropower

Test your energy knowledge (2)

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Renewable energy 30.03.2020

Producing carbon-neutral fuel from renewable energy

Axpo Nordic supplies wind power for environmentally friendly power-to-fuel-project in Sweden

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Renewable energy 27.03.2020

Solar power from the greenhouse

What raspberries, weather and power production have in common

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Energy market 24.03.2020

How is electricity generated?

Electricity is generated in a variety of ways. Whether hydropower or nuclear energy, wind or solar energy, each form of production has its strengths and weaknesses. Do you know them?

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Renewable energy 19.03.2020

Run-of-river hydropower – in simple terms

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).

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Renewable energy 13.03.2020

Urbasolar is building a 5-MWp solar plant near Toulouse

13,888 floating solar panels

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Energy market 10.03.2020

The ABC’s of energy terminology

Do you speak volts, watts and hertz?

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Energy market 05.03.2020

A climate-neutral Switzerland by 2050

Renewable power as the key to our future

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Energy market 03.03.2020

A premiere for Swissgrid

For the first time, a 380-kilovolt high-voltage cable is being laid in the ground

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Renewable energy 25.02.2020

Smooth operator

Switzerland's storage power plants supply important power during the winter.

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Renewable energy 18.02.2020

Solar energy from Swiss rooftops

Study by the ETH Lausanne: Solar potential amounts to about 24 TWh

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Renewable energy 11.02.2020

Cutting through the wall

How the Isola dam at San Bernardino is being restructured

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Energy market 28.01.2020

Getting away from coal and nuclear

Expensive and controversial German energy turnaround

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Renewable energy 13.01.2020

"It's time for a green economy"

Claudia Casciaro about the strategic direction of Axpo Biomasse AG

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Energy market 08.01.2020

Green Deal: What the EU wants

A climate-neutral Europe by the year 2050

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Renewable energy 06.12.2019

Switzerland should rely on solar energy

National Fund researchers: An important role for hydropower

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Renewable energy 03.12.2019

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 25.11.2019

Solar power from the mountains

Studies indicate: Photovoltaics can produce lots of electricity at high altitudes during the winter

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Energy market 12.11.2019

Betting on the right horse

Study on PPA market potential: Demand increasing rapidly

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Renewable energy 31.10.2019

"It won't happen without investments"

SP National Councilman Roger Nordmann a guest at Axpo

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Renewable energy 28.10.2019

High taxes penalise Swiss Producers

The international competitiveness of Swiss hydropower

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Renewable energy 25.10.2019

Profiting from low interest rates

ETH study on the competitiveness of renewable energies

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Renewable energy 10.10.2019

Wind power for affordable cars

Axpo Energy Romania cooperates with Dacia and VERBUND

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Innovation 04.10.2019

"Think inside the box"

Sometimes an unusual setting is enough to generate fresh ideas

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Energy market 03.10.2019

Swiss National Day in Brussels

Axpo sponsors annual Soirée Suisse of the Swiss Mission to the EU

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Innovation 26.09.2019

Axpo occupies Europaallee

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Energy market 25.09.2019

"Beznau – an engineering masterpiece"

The importance of the Beznau nuclear power plant in the Canton of Aargau

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People 23.09.2019

When hands do the talking

Daniela La Fauci-Schaufelbühl and sign language

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Renewable energy 18.09.2019

Urbasolar and the City

The Axpo subsidiary starts building Toulouse's largest solar energy park in an urban environment

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Innovation 15.09.2019

Curtailing power peaks

How peak shaving balances the grid and generates income

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Innovation 12.09.2019

Batteries of the future

Their use – research work

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Renewable energy 10.09.2019

Hydro 4.0

First digital hydropower plant in Switzerland

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Energy market 04.09.2019

"The Young Soul"

The third generation and the opportunities for change

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Renewable energy 29.08.2019

Overhead canopies: Solar power from the parking lot

How the Axpo subsidiary Urbasolar generates power from parking areas

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Energy market 27.08.2019

Enough power for the future?

An objective perspective on security of supply

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Energy market 23.08.2019

"Only the best is good enough"

The second generation and the island culture

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Energy market 14.08.2019

Bright sunshine in all directions

The solar energy business is booming throughout Europe

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People 12.08.2019

"A super cool employer"

What our adolecents think about Axpo as employer

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Energy market 06.08.2019

Role model Kurt Küffer

The first nuclear power plant director in Switzerland created the "we" feeling

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Renewable energy 29.07.2019

"PV will become mass marketable"

The founders of the Axpo subsidiary Urbasolar in a video interview

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Renewable energy 26.07.2019

Energy and nature united

The Klingnau Reservoir and its many facets

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Energy market 23.07.2019

"Everyone pulling together"

The first generation and the Beznau Spirit

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Energy market 19.07.2019

"Doing nothing will result in a major power deficit"

Interview with Empa researcher Martin Rüdisüli

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Energy market 15.07.2019

Three generations

Testimonies on the 50 years of the Beznau nuclear power plant

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Energy market 11.07.2019

Electricity demand will double until 2050

McKinsey's outlook on global energy perspectives

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Renewable energy 03.07.2019

In love with clean electricity

EROS Electric guarantees renewable, local, CO2-neutral power for electric vehicles

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Renewable energy 28.06.2019

Renewable, but not infinite

How much potential is there in Swiss hydropower?

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Energy market 26.06.2019

"A piece of Swiss heritage"

Mike Dost, Director of the Beznau nuclear power plant, on the 50-year anniversary of KKB

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Energy market 18.06.2019

"The most independent, reliable energy supplier"

The beginnings of nuclear energy in Switzerland

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Renewable energy 13.06.2019

The sun is rising in Évora

PPA from Axpo enables commissioning of huge solar park in Portugal

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Energy market 04.06.2019

High up to the ibexes

New passenger cableway at Limmern pumped storage plant

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People 28.05.2019

Episode 06: A cup of coffee with...

Marc Suter, 39, Head of Construction, Building A

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Energy market 23.05.2019

50 years Beznau nuclear power plant

The benefits of a secure domestic power supply

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Renewable energy 15.05.2019


There's lots of energy in banana skins

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Innovation 13.05.2019

Smart people work for Axpo

With a good portion of creativity and know-how to an innovative solution

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Renewable energy 09.05.2019

Energy from organic waste?

How this works and what else Axpo is involved in

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Renewable energy 07.05.2019

A PPA in three weeks and six days

Axpo Nordic concludes complex deal in record time

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Renewable energy 02.05.2019

The solar power business

Urbasolar develops photovoltaic systems since 2006

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Renewable energy 02.05.2019

"An agile and very successful SME"

Mister Renewables Christoph Sutter zum Kauf von Urbasolar

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Renewable energy 25.04.2019

"Mediator between producers and consumers"

Why Axpo sees great potential in the international PPA business

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Energy market 23.04.2019

Beznau 50-year anniversary

Half a century of climate-friendly power production

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Renewable energy 17.04.2019

A climate-friendly energy system

Switzerland ranks second in the WEF's "Energy Transition Index"

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People 10.04.2019

Jumping in at the deep end in the EU capital

An insight into Axpo’s European lobbying work

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Renewable energy 05.04.2019

Green electricity for e-bike charging stations

Axpo Iberia now supplies Madrid's urban transport services

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Energy market 02.04.2019

Nuclear energy as a key bridging technology

Where do things stand with the Energy Strategy 2050 goals?

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Renewable energy 25.03.2019

"Photovoltaics has a future"

Christoph Sutter on the opportunities for solar energy development

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Energy market 19.03.2019

Because I’m happy

Axpo employees from all over the world celebrate the title as the best power trader in the world

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Energy market 11.03.2019

Switzerland - a power pioneer

Figures on the topic of energy - and a look into the past

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Renewable energy 27.02.2019

Eco-power for soil

Axpo liquid fertiliser

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Renewable energy 19.02.2019

How the solar cell found the spotlight

Alexandre Edmond Becquerel and the story of photovoltaics

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Innovation 13.02.2019

"Green electricity straight from the producer"

This online platform makes it possible to obtain environmentally friendly electricity from the region

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Renewable energy 13.02.2019

Where the wind blows

Wind atlas for Switzerland with updated data

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Energy market 07.02.2019

In a new guise

Axpo with a new stand at E-world

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Renewable energy 01.02.2019

Cuddling by the fire

Comfortable warmth with firewood from Axpo Tegra

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Renewable energy 28.01.2019

Strong in PPA

We have the know-how

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Renewable energy 28.01.2019

PPAs on the agenda

What awaits Axpo at this year's E-world

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Renewable energy 28.01.2019

Number 1 in green electricity

Axpo markets approx. 14,000 MW in Europe

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Renewable energy 25.01.2019

The dark side of the energy turnaround

A great deal has gone wrong in Germany's transformation of the power system

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Renewable energy 24.01.2019

Nature knows no mercy

The Mauvoisin power plants are at nature's mercy in winter and in summer.

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Renewable energy 17.01.2019

Power from the mountains

The high mountains offer less than ideal conditions for wind power

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Energy market 10.01.2019

Dishwashing? No thanks!

Figures on the topic of energy - and a good excuse.

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Energy market 06.12.2018

The Star of Laufenburg interconnection

A milestone for the pan-European electricity industry

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People 04.12.2018

Episode 10: A cup of coffee with...

Fabio Rutschi, 39, Portfolio Manager Hydro Energy, Building M

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Energy market 30.11.2018

A start-up genius

Who invented it: Werner von Siemens and the dynamo

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Innovation 15.11.2018

A smart solution

Sustainably designed housing development in Küssnacht am Rigi

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People 12.11.2018

Bright faces at the Future Day 2018

The children report about their day

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Innovation 06.11.2018

Agile movers

Using machine learning and artificial intelligence

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Innovation 25.10.2018

An important topic

The trends in digitalisation

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Innovation 24.10.2018

Calculating robot

Three examples of the digitalisation process at Axpo

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Energy market 22.10.2018

Earthquake hazard "exaggerated"

The supervisory authority ENSI’s statement on a hazardous nuclear power plant incident occurring only every 10,000 years

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People 17.10.2018

Episode 09: A cup of coffee with ...

Reto Kaspar, 35, Head Market Risk Management, Building C

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Renewable energy 11.10.2018

Hydropower: Expansion target endangered

Energy Strategy 2050 and environmental concerns in conflict

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Renewable energy 08.10.2018

What is the most efficient lighting?

Facts and figures on the topic of energy

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Renewable energy 04.10.2018

For a good climate footprint

Christian Giezendanner knows why composting makes sense

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Renewable energy 28.09.2018

Axpo and its castles

Building surge tanks for energy production

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Energy market 21.09.2018

Power plants: Capacities are dropping

Less security of supply in Europe

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Innovation 20.09.2018

Aerial inspections with drones

Axpo Grids expands service business

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People 19.09.2018

At the sound of the whistle

Joel Flepp in 4th place at SwissSkills

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Renewable energy 05.09.2018

Proper disposal pays off

The advantages of waste separation - for you and the environment

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People 03.09.2018

Episode 08: A cup of coffee with…

Elena Abramova, 34, Project Manager and Business Engineer, Building C

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People 22.08.2018

"Race against the clock"

Joel Flepp has qualified for SwissSkills 2018.

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People 19.08.2018

High-wire act with a view

Linesmen at work for Axpo

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Renewable energy 16.08.2018

Connected as a partner

Axpo and its hydropower plants - Who recognises our assets?

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Energy market 31.07.2018

The Mastermind

Who invented it - Thomas Alva Edison and the light bulb

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Energy market 30.07.2018

Let there be light

Energy facts and figures

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Renewable energy 26.07.2018

Happy cows, happy farmer

The advantages of Axpo compost bedding

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People 19.07.2018

Episode 07: A cup of coffee with...

Claudia Steiner, 37, Head of Surveying Department, Building N

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Energy market 04.07.2018

With the brakes on

Hydropower: Approx. 500 million francs needed for replacement investments

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Innovation 02.07.2018

Choosing your own power mix

Blockchain is revolutionising energy trading

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People 26.06.2018

Just ask the Axpo apprentices

Competent upgrade at the Beznau substation

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