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Axpo is Switzerland's largest producer of renewable energy and an international leader in energy trading and the marketing of solar and wind power. 5000 employees combine experience and expertise with a passion for innovation. Axpo develops innovative energy solutions based on state-of-the-art technologies for its customers in over 30 countries in Europe and the USA.

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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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5000

Employees

100+

Years of experience

30+

Countries

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Renewable energy

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

Urbasolar is building a 5-MWp solar plant near Toulouse

13,888 floating solar panels

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Energy market

The ABC’s of energy terminology

Do you speak volts, watts and hertz?

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Energy market

A climate-neutral Switzerland by 2050

Renewable power as the key to our future

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