Shaping a climate-friendly future

Axpo is driven by a single purpose – to enable a sustainable future through innovative energy solutions. Axpo is Switzerland's largest power producer and an international leader in energy trading and the marketing of solar and wind power. Axpo combines the experience and expertise of about 7,000 employees who are driven by a passion for innovation, collaboration and impactful change. Using cutting-edge technologies, Axpo innovates to meet the evolving needs of its customers in over 30 countries across Europe, North America and Asia.

Three numbers we are proud of:

7000+

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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Energy market

Weather and politics strong drivers of energy markets

European Energy Markets Monthly, July 2024

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Innovation

Hydrone propels pilot expertise sky-high

Aerial efficiency: monitoring power plants and the grid using drones

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Innovation

Pigniu reservoir: the first-ever removal of deposited sediments via flushing

The Pigniu reservoir of Kraftwerke Ilanz AG was temporarily completely emptied

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Renewable energy 26.06.2024

Axpo gives investment green light for Vörå wind farm

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Hydropower 25.06.2024

Gigerwald dam facility: Renovation work resumed

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Hydropower 25.06.2024

Gigerwald dam facility: Renovation work resumed

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