Shaping a climate-friendly future

Axpo is driven by a single purpose – to enable a sustainable future through innovative energy solutions. As Switzerland's largest producer of renewable energy and an international leader in energy trading and the marketing of solar and wind power, we combine the experience and expertise of more than 5000 employees driven by a passion for innovation, collaboration and impactful change. Through cutting-edge technologies, we innovate to meet the evolving needs of our customers in over 30 countries across Europe, the US and Asia.

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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.

Three numbers we are proud of:

5000

Employees

100+

Years of experience

30+

Countries

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Stories full of energy

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Renewable energy

Unassuming but essential

In the canton of Glarus, hydropower reveals its potential

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Energy market

From weather to war

What's behind high electricity prices?

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Renewable energy

Four reasons why hydropower is having a hard time in Switzerland

Hydropower is crucial to the energy transition

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Media releases

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Company 11.05.2022

Axpo issues EUR 600 million sustainability-linked Schuldschein loan

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International business 05.05.2022

Axpo signs PPAs with Mirova and Uriel for two new wind farms in Poland

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Company 04.05.2022

‘Yes’ to internationally coordinated safety net, ‘no’ to disproportionate and arbitrary ‘rescue umbrella’

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