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 27.01.2023

Axpo sells its 5% stake in TAP to Fluxys and Enagás

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Renewable energy 24.01.2023

Reichenau hydropower plant to produce hydrogen

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Hydropower 23.01.2023

Aarekraftwerk Klingnau turbined less water

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Hydropower 16.01.2023

KLL with significant increase in production

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Company 19.12.2022

Axpo launches its first Negotiable European Commercial Paper programme of EUR 500 million

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Company 15.12.2022

Assisting with security of supply over winter: Axpo provides services for the Birr reserve power plant

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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

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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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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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Renewable energies: Strong in Switzerland and internationally

Axpo is the largest producer of renewable energies. We know our way around hydroelectric power, wind power, solar energy and biomass. Click here for the details.

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News from the Magazine

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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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