Renewable energies: Strong in Switzerland and internationally

Axpo is Switzerland's largest producer of renewable energies. We invest in hydropower and biomass, wind power and solar energy.

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08.09.2020

Higher dams for more winter power

Expansion potential of existing reservoirs in Switzerland

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02.09.2020

Winter power from house facades

Solar facades also have potential in Switzerland

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20.08.2020

Solar power on top – potatoes down below

Dual use of agricultural land with agrivoltaics

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29.07.2020

Solar power for Galliker Transport AG

Powerful solar farm for the Car House in Altishofen

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24.07.2020

We need better incentives for sustainable electricity

Switzerland has the wrong instruments for promoting renewable energies. A guest article by Thomas Sieber (Chairman of the Board of Directors Axpo) and Gianni Operto (President AEE) published in the Tages Anzeiger of 20 July 2020.

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08.07.2020

Visit the Smart Energy Lab

We have the ideal program for you when the sun is not shining and the raindrops are falling: A visit to the Smart Energy Lab.

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30.06.2020

When wind becomes electricity

Test your energy knowledge (4)

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24.06.2020

Solar roof in Baden

Fabio Giddey, solar technician at CKW, about the solar system at the Baden campus

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03.06.2020

"Not all electricity is the same"

New Smart Energy Lab at Umwelt Arena Spreitenbach

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02.06.2020

"The floating market premium is the more effective solution"

Christoph Sutter, Head of New Energies at Axpo, talks about his experience with the "floating market premium" in the international environment.

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20.05.2020

Hydropower: A storable energy

So much energy is available in Swiss reservoirs

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14.05.2020

How do you produce electricity from the sun?

Test your energy knowledge (3)

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21.04.2020

"We demand a floating market premium"

Axpo CEO Thomas Sieber in an interview with CH Media

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09.04.2020

Electricity from hydropower

Test your energy knowledge (2)

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01.04.2020

"We need a new solution for winter power"

Solar researcher Annelen Kahl on the Axpo project in the Glarus Alps

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27.03.2020

Solar power from the greenhouse

What raspberries, weather and power production have in common

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19.03.2020

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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13.03.2020

Urbasolar is building a 5-MWp solar plant near Toulouse

13,888 floating solar panels

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25.02.2020

Smooth operator

Switzerland's storage power plants supply important power during the winter.

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18.02.2020

Solar energy from Swiss rooftops

Study by the ETH Lausanne: Solar potential amounts to about 24 TWh

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11.02.2020

Cutting through the wall

How the Isola dam at San Bernardino is being restructured

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13.01.2020

"It's time for a green economy"

Claudia Casciaro about the strategic direction of Axpo Biomasse AG

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06.12.2019

Switzerland should rely on solar energy

National Fund researchers: An important role for hydropower

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03.12.2019

Tailor-made trading strategies, increasing returns

Axpo is using data science to support the marketing of wind power across Europe

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28.11.2019

Pioneer project above the fog line

Solar power from the Muttenalp

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25.11.2019

Solar power from the mountains

Studies indicate: Photovoltaics can produce lots of electricity at high altitudes during the winter

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31.10.2019

"It won't happen without investments"

SP National Councilman Roger Nordmann a guest at Axpo

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28.10.2019

High taxes penalise Swiss Producers

The international competitiveness of Swiss hydropower

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25.10.2019

Profiting from low interest rates

ETH study on the competitiveness of renewable energies

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10.10.2019

Wind power for affordable cars

Axpo Energy Romania cooperates with Dacia and VERBUND

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18.09.2019

Urbasolar and the City

The Axpo subsidiary starts building Toulouse's largest solar energy park in an urban environment

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10.09.2019

Hydro 4.0

First digital hydropower plant in Switzerland

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29.08.2019

Overhead canopies: Solar power from the parking lot

How the Axpo subsidiary Urbasolar generates power from parking areas

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29.07.2019

"PV will become mass marketable"

The founders of the Axpo subsidiary Urbasolar in a video interview

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26.07.2019

Energy and nature united

The Klingnau Reservoir and its many facets

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03.07.2019

In love with clean electricity

EROS Electric guarantees renewable, local, CO2-neutral power for electric vehicles

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28.06.2019

Renewable, but not infinite

How much potential is there in Swiss hydropower?

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15.05.2019

Bananas!

There's lots of energy in banana skins

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09.05.2019

Energy from organic waste?

How this works and what else Axpo is involved in

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02.05.2019

The solar power business

Urbasolar develops photovoltaic systems since 2006

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17.04.2019

A climate-friendly energy system

Switzerland ranks second in the WEF's "Energy Transition Index"

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25.03.2019

"Photovoltaics has a future"

Christoph Sutter on the opportunities for solar energy development

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27.02.2019

Eco-power for soil

Axpo liquid fertiliser

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19.02.2019

How the solar cell found the spotlight

Alexandre Edmond Becquerel and the story of photovoltaics

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13.02.2019

Where the wind blows

Wind atlas for Switzerland with updated data

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01.02.2019

Cuddling by the fire

Comfortable warmth with firewood from Axpo Tegra

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25.01.2019

The dark side of the energy turnaround

A great deal has gone wrong in Germany's transformation of the power system

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24.01.2019

Nature knows no mercy

The Mauvoisin power plants are at nature's mercy in winter and in summer.

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17.01.2019

Power from the mountains

The high mountains offer less than ideal conditions for wind power

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11.10.2018

Hydropower: Expansion target endangered

Energy Strategy 2050 and environmental concerns in conflict

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08.10.2018

What is the most efficient lighting?

Facts and figures on the topic of energy

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04.10.2018

For a good climate footprint

Christian Giezendanner knows why composting makes sense

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28.09.2018

Axpo and its castles

Building surge tanks for energy production

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05.09.2018

Proper disposal pays off

The advantages of waste separation - for you and the environment

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16.08.2018

Connected as a partner

Axpo and its hydropower plants - Who recognises our assets?

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02.08.2018

Off to the mountains!

Enjoy the mountains and the cool alpine air at the Muttsee

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26.07.2018

Happy cows, happy farmer

The advantages of Axpo compost bedding

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06.06.2018

Plastic bags in organic waste

A challenge for the Kompogas plants

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25.05.2018

Water's power

Off to nature in the High Rhine region – to eleven hydropower plants

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24.05.2018

From inside as from above

Extraordinary pictures of a wind turbine

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22.05.2018

Swiss larch...

...makes for a tidy garden

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22.05.2018

"Every wind power plant feeds a giant database"

The challenges in the wind industry

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22.05.2018

Solar System: How it works

How electric energy is produced from sunlight

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16.05.2018

Blowin' in the Wind

Hard times for wind power in Switzerland

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15.05.2018

A Big Mac becomes energy

Axpo and McDonald's have been cooperating since 2009

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08.05.2018

Working in the wind

Operations at the "Axpo" Global Tech I wind farm

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07.05.2018

More than just a breeze

Wind energy is an important market of the future for Axpo.

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25.04.2018

Before the rotor blades start turning

A gigantic construction: Building a wind power plant

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17.04.2018

Inside a dam

A look into the Zervreila hydropower plant

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09.04.2018

Close to the wind

Global Tech I deliveries energy for nearly 445,000 households

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04.04.2018

More wind with Axpo

Making wind projects possible with know-how and market proximity

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02.04.2018

Hydropower does not come free

Property reversion and new concessions for hydropower plants

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28.03.2018

Environmentalists' dilemma

Green energy and nature in harmony – can that work?

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22.03.2018

Hydropower - local and clean

Amazing figures on hydroelectric power plants

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14.03.2018

Missing money

The profitability of Swiss hydropower: A study

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11.12.2017

Garden waste in summer slumber

When silo bales store energy for the winter

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29.11.2017

Hydropower: Do the melting glaciers help?

ETH researchers identify locations for future hydropower

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14.08.2017

Swiss Grand Canyon

En route in "Axpoland": Through the wild Rhine Gorge

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04.08.2017

Geothermal heat islands

Unutilised energy potential lies below the ground in urban areas

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04.07.2017

Producing power with kites

Researchers are working on innovative wind power plants

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30.05.2017

In harmony with nature

CKW produces electricity with wind power for 600 households in the Entlebuch

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15.04.2017

Every little bit helps

Small rivers and residual water to produce power

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11.04.2017

Free ride for fish

Eglisau-Glattfelden hydro power plant: Elevator and ladder for fish

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31.03.2017

Habitat

Beznau, Eglisau, Klingnau: In harmony with nature

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23.03.2017

More melt water until 2050

How climate change impacts hydropower

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17.03.2017

Renewable – reliable – domestic!

Axpo is the largest producer of hydropower in Switzerland

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12.12.2016

Is Axpo a renewable company?

Are you familiar with our assets? Test yourself.

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01.11.2016

A photovoltaic system at the Muttsee – An option for the future

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