Shaping a climate-friendly future

Axpo is driven by a single purpose – to enable a sustainable future through innovative energy solutions. As Switzerland's largest producer of renewable energy and an international leader in energy trading and the marketing of solar and wind power, we combine the experience and expertise of more than 5000 employees driven by a passion for innovation, collaboration and impactful change. Through cutting-edge technologies, we innovate to meet the evolving needs of our customers in over 30 countries across Europe, the US and Asia.

Three numbers we are proud of:

5000

Employees

100+

Years of experience

30+

Countries

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.

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Stroometiket 2021

The "stroometiket" discloses the source and environmental impact of the electricity supplied by Axpo Solutions in the Netherlands in the calendar year 2021. For each of our customers in the Netherlands, we define on an individual basis the specific source(s) and origin(s) of electricity supplied. In 2021, 97.5% of the electricity supplied by Axpo to our customers was CO2 free.

Renewable
Wind 18.5%
Solar 0.0%
Water 20.5%
Biomass 0.0%
Other Renewable 1.0%
Subtotal 40.0%
Non-Renewable
Natural Gas 2.5%
Coal 0%
Nuclear 57.5%
Other Non-Renewable 0%
Subtotal 60.0%
Environmental Impact
CO2 (Kg/MWh)                                    9.81
Kernafval (Kg/MWh)                                                 0.000943
Origin Renewables
Percentage domestic (Netherlands) 3%
Percentage imported 97%
Origin Non-Renewables
Percentage domestic (Netherlands) 32%
Percentage imported 68%

The "stroometiket" is published according to the guidelines of the Autoriteit Consument & Markt (ACM). To prove the source of the electricity supplied, energy suppliers use the system of Guarantees of Origin (green) and Certificates of Origin (grey) which follows from the Elektriciteitswet 1998. Axpo redeems the Guarantees of Origin or Certificates of Origin on the Dutch certificates register CertiQ. 

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