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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Hydropower 28.10.2020

Stricter regulation: "Moesa power plant" will not be pursued further

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Company 28.10.2020

Further development of Avectris

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Hydropower 27.10.2020

Lukmanier Gallery: Agreement between KVR and Canton Graubünden

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Grids 19.10.2020

Partial re-cabling of overhead line at Klingnau Reservoir

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Grids 14.10.2020

Axpo builds solar plant in Canton of Zug

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International business 12.10.2020

Axpo U.S. takes part in deal winning “Conventional Power Deal of the Year”

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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:

Lack of incentives for investment in Swiss hydropower

Combating invasive alien species: polluters should pay

Decommissioning and waste disposal funds: partial revision is a step in the wrong direction

  • Statement on the revision of the Electricity Supply Act (German only) Send email Download
  • Statement on combating invasive alien species (German only) Send email Download
  • Statement on the partial revision of the Decommissioning and Disposal Fund (German only) Send email Download

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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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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Nuclear energy: Reliable base load energy

How electricity is produced by nuclear fission in nuclear power plants, which nuclear power plants belong to Axpo and how their safety is assessed.

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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 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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International business 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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