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International business 21.10.2021

Axpo US executes PPA with Cypress Creek on 270MW Texas solar project

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Solar energy 08.10.2021

Switzerland's largest alpine solar plant produces its first electricity

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International business 15.09.2021

Axpo UK signs long-term PPA for new Slough Multifuel energy-from-waste facility in England

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Nuclear energy 13.09.2021

KKB: Unit 2 back on the grid after maintenance work

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Hydropower 09.09.2021

Limmern PSP awarded for recultivation

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Wind power 08.09.2021

Axpo signs wind farm PPA with Borealis in Belgium

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Wind power 24.08.2021

Axpo signs landmark PPA for Europe’s largest operational onshore wind farm in Romania

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International business 29.07.2021

Axpo Iberia and Azora Capital sign PPA for a wind farm in Cuenca

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International business 28.07.2021

Axpo Iberia and Aquila Capital sign PPAs for 25 MW solar portfolio in Portugal

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Renewable energy 07.07.2021

Axpo sells French wind farms to special investment fund of Encavis Asset Management AG

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International business 01.07.2021

Axpo UK extends energy supply and market access agreement with Valda Energy

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Company 18.06.2021

Expansion of renewables too slow, electricity from hydropower endangered

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Solar energy 17.06.2021

Axpo UK and Voltalia sign a 10-year fixed price PPA for a solar park in England

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Nuclear energy 16.06.2021

High earthquake protection of Beznau NPP confirmed

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Company 11.06.2021

Axpo posts higher operating result

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International business 09.06.2021

Axpo and ABB to develop green hydrogen pilot project in Italy

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Solar energy 07.06.2021

Axpo signs Sweden’s first market-based solar PPA with Sparbanken Skåne solar park

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Renewable energy 03.06.2021

Axpo Iberia powers Europe's first carbon-free ferry crossing

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Solar energy 01.06.2021

AlpinSolar: construction starts on the largest alpine solar plant in Switzerland

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Nuclear energy 25.05.2021

KKB 1: Back on the grid after refueling

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International business 25.05.2021

Axpo Iberia and Grupo Enhol sign a 5-year PPA for new wind farm in Navarra

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Renewable energy 18.05.2021

Axpo Iberia signs solar PPA with Berry Global

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International business 05.05.2021

Axpo Polska signs PPA with Energix Group for two wind farms in Poland

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International business 21.04.2021

Energy Risk rankings 2021: Axpo ranked among world's top energy traders

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Renewable energy 15.04.2021

Axpo launches hydrogen initiative in Switzerland

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International business 13.04.2021

Axpo signs two 10-year PPAs for wind farms in Sweden

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International business 07.04.2021

Axpo delivers 82 solar projects through participatory funding

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International business 30.03.2021

Axpo Polska signs long-term natural gas deal with Wienerberger in Poland

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Renewable energy 23.03.2021

Axpo to market battery storage for Rhiienergie

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International business 25.02.2021

Axpo signs a 10-year green power deal with GIG and Danone companies in Poland

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Renewable energy 15.02.2021

Axpo focuses on batteries and hydrogen

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International business 01.02.2021

Axpo Polska provides Johnson Matthey with green energy for components to electric car batteries

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Company 18.12.2020

Avectris sold to GIA Informatik AG

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Company 10.12.2020

Robust Axpo achieves a strong result in a challenging environment

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International business 01.12.2020

Axpo opens new branch in Greece

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Renewable energy 21.10.2020

Energy transition and security of supply are possible but need bold policy decisions

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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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International business 02.10.2020

Axpo Iberia signs 150 MW long-term PPA with Solaria

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International business 01.10.2020

Axpo to open new branch in Singapore

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Company 30.09.2020

Axpo and EKZ increase security of supply in the Stäfa area

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Grids 16.09.2020

Fewer pylons in Schaffhausen nature park

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Nuclear energy 10.09.2020

Roland Schmidiger definitely takes over the management of the Beznau nuclear power plant

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Nuclear energy 21.08.2020

Management change at Beznau Nuclear Power Plant

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Nuclear energy 18.08.2020

Beznau nuclear power plant: Fuel element replacement in Unit 2 completed

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Nuclear energy 04.08.2020

Beznau nuclear power plant: Start of refueling in Unit 2

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Renewable energy 24.07.2020

Axpo subsidiary Urbasolar builds new solar plants in Southern France for EUR 124 million

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Company 15.07.2020

Axpo successfully places green bond

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Company 03.07.2020

Thomas Gresch joins Axpo as new Chief Technology Officer

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International business 23.06.2020

Axpo takes over flexibility commercialization of Nordic’s largest battery storage unit

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Company 08.06.2020

Strong operating performance – but earnings blunted by financial markets

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Renewable energy 03.06.2020

Axpo unveils "Smart Energy Lab" at Umwelt Arena Spreitenbach

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Nuclear energy 22.05.2020

Beznau nuclear power plant: Unit 1 back on grid after scheduled outage

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Wind power 19.05.2020

Axpo and Green Investment Group extend PPA cooperation to Norway

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Renewable energy 30.04.2020

Energy Act: Investments in renewables have to be worthwhile

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Company 30.04.2020

Christoph Brand takes over as new CEO of Axpo on 1 May

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Nuclear energy 17.04.2020

Beznau nuclear power plant: Start of the annual revision of Unit 1

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Company 14.04.2020

Axpo expects half-year results for 2019/20 to be significantly lower than last year

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Renewable energy 02.04.2020

Alliance for an effective financing model for renewable energies

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Renewable energy 01.04.2020

Building permit granted for Muttsee solar plant

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Hydropower 17.03.2020

KSL: Year of production above average

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Hydropower 17.03.2020

KLL increased production

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Solar energy 04.03.2020

Axpo to build solar plants for Paris airports

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Wind power 27.01.2020

Axpo takes over power marketing of Global Tech I offshore wind farm

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Hydropower 22.01.2020

Axpo supplies Sunrise with electricity from hydro-power

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International business 20.01.2020

Axpo UK signs deal for energy supply and wholesale market access with So Energy

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Company 17.01.2020

Annual General Meeting Axpo Holding AG – shareholders waive dividend

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International business 15.01.2020

Axpo signs deal for energy supply and market access with Valda Energy

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Hydropower 14.01.2020

Kraftwerke Linth-Limmern AG increased electricity production in 2018/19

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Hydropower 09.01.2020

Aarekraftwerk Klingnau AG: Less water, less electricity

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Company 11.12.2019

Axpo significantly increased its operating result – success in trading and renewables

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Solar energy 28.11.2019

Axpo plans first large-scale, alpine solar plant in Switzerland

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International business 29.10.2019

Axpo signs long-term PPA for two wind farms in Finland

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International business 11.10.2019

Axpo subsidiary Volkswind inaugurates wind farm in France

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Grids 02.10.2019

Joining forces to enhance power supply for the Glarus region

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International business 26.09.2019

Axpo Deutschland takes over gas supply contracts to large industrial customers from Gas Natural Europe

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Nuclear energy 25.09.2019

"Wir von der Insel" – the book on the occasion of the Beznau 50-year anniversary

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Nuclear energy 20.09.2019

Beznau nuclear power plant: Unit 2 back on grid after scheduled outage

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Company 19.09.2019

Christoph Brand appointed new Axpo CEO

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Limmern pumped-storage plant 18.09.2019

Axpo to market Canton of Glarus KLL energy share

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Company 13.09.2019

Axpo recognizes an impairment reversal

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Grids 12.09.2019

Line conversion in the Schaffhausen and Klettgau (Germany) area

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Limmern pumped-storage plant 09.09.2019

Kraftwerke Linth-Limmern AG: extraordinary general meeting

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Hydropower 22.08.2019

Misoxer Kraftwerke: Preventive renovation of the Isola dam

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Wind power 20.08.2019

Axpo sells four wind farms to EB Erneuerbare Energien Fonds Europa

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Nuclear energy 09.08.2019

Beznau nuclear power plant: Scheduled outage of Unit 2

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Nuclear energy 06.08.2019

Beznau nuclear power plant: Unit 1 back on line

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International business 26.07.2019

Axpo implements PPA in the German solar market for the first time

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Solar energy 25.07.2019

Axpo finalises take-over of the PV company Urbasolar

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Company 19.06.2019

CEO Andrew Walo to leave Axpo – succession process initiated

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International business 12.06.2019

Axpo concludes another long-term PPA for a wind farm in Sweden

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Company 11.06.2019

Axpo increases earnings before interest and tax, profitable international business

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Nuclear energy 10.06.2019

Beznau nuclear power plant: Unit 1 back on grid after scheduled outage

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Grids 06.06.2019

Axpo and CKW expanding battery storage business

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Limmern pumped-storage plant 28.05.2019

Limmern pumped storage plant: New passenger cableway from Tierfehd to Kalktrittli goes into operation

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Grids 24.05.2019

Approval granted for underground cabling between Horgen and Wädenswil

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Nuclear energy 03.05.2019

Beznau nuclear power plant: Scheduled outage of Unit 1

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Solar energy 02.05.2019

Axpo acquires Urbasolar and launches growth initiative in the solar energy business

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International business 19.04.2019

Axpo and the German investment firm Aquila Capital ink long-term PPA for two wind farms in Sweden

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Solar energy 18.04.2019

Axpo to purchase French photovoltaic company

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International business 02.04.2019

Axpo and re:cap global investors conclude long-term PPA for Swedish wind farm Bröcklingberget

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Limmern pumped-storage plant 27.03.2019

Limmern PSP: Axpo and the Canton of Glarus reach settlement

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Limmern pumped-storage plant 21.03.2019

Kraftwerke Linth-Limmern AG: Annual General Meeting approves the financial statement 2017/18

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Hydropower 21.03.2019

Kraftwerke Sarganserland AG: Financial year with higher power production

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International business 14.03.2019

Axpo named worldwide number 1 in power trading again – stronger focus on PPA

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Company 08.03.2019

Board of Directors nominates Martin Keller

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Nuclear energy 21.02.2019

Decommissioning and Waste Disposal Funds: Reduction of real return rate is unnecessary, arbitrary and detrimental

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International business 04.02.2019

“Green electricity straight from the producer”: Elblox and enviaM launch online marketplace in Eastern Germany

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Company 04.02.2019

Axpo Holding AG Board of Directors reappointed

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Limmern pumped-storage plant 14.01.2019

Kraftwerke Linth-Limmern AG: Higher energy production – higher annual costs

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Company 12.12.2018

Operating result increased by 29% – profitable growth in international business

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Company 07.12.2018

Axpo sells property in Laufenburg

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Company 30.11.2018

Rudolf Hug stands down from the Board of Directors of Axpo Holding AG after 16 years

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International business 26.10.2018

Axpo markets green electricity from waste in the Netherlands

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Company 01.10.2018

Axpo Solutions AG: A new name for growth businesses

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Wind power 26.07.2018

Axpo sells four wind farms to Allianz Global Investors

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Company 19.07.2018

Joris Gröflin appointed as the new Axpo CFO

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Company 11.06.2018

Strategy taking effect: operating performance continues to improve, profitability strengthened

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Limmern pumped-storage plant 28.03.2018

Kraftwerke Linth-Limmern AG: Annual General Meeting approves the annual financial statement 2016/17

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International business 13.03.2018

Axpo named best power trader in the world

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International business 08.03.2018

Axpo to supply Italian Unilever plants with power from its own wind farm

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Company 26.01.2018

Axpo Chief Financial Officer Martin Schwab appointed as new CEO of Axpo subsidiary CKW

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International business 24.01.2018

Non-subsidised solar plant: Axpo breaks new ground in Portugal

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Company 19.01.2018

Two new members appointed to the Axpo Board of Directors

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Company 21.12.2017

Two new members proposed to the Axpo Holding AG Board of Directors

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Company 20.12.2017

Sustained profits from Europe, but further losses in electricity production in Switzerland

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International business 12.12.2017

Axpo expands its private customer business with Coop Italia

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Company 29.11.2017

Felix Graf to leave the Axpo Group

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International business 20.11.2017

Electricity from the neighbourhood: Axpo launches a blockchain model for renewable energies

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Company 19.09.2017

Axpo anticipates positive annual result - Strategy to go forward initially with own resources

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International business 13.07.2017

Axpo expands its international presence with new offices in Lisbon, Madrid and Amsterdam

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Wind power 09.06.2017

Axpo subsidiary Volkswind puts new windfarm into operation in France

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Limmern pumped-storage plant 23.03.2017

Kraftwerke Linth-Limmern AG: Successful financial year 2015/16 with significantly higher power production

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Company 10.03.2017

Axpo downsizes Board of Directors and appoints four new members

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Company 17.02.2017

Four new members proposed to the Board of Directors of Axpo Holding AG

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International business 23.01.2017

Axpo named best power trader in Europe

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Company 21.12.2016

Axpo combining growth areas of renewable energies and customer business – new investors to be brought on board

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Company 06.12.2016

Axpo concludes long-term power purchase agreement for wind farm in Norway

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Grids 25.10.2016

Valuation established for transmission network installations

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Renewable energy 30.09.2016

Axpo subsidiary Volkswind successfully concludes the sale of four newly developed wind farms

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Company 19.09.2016

Axpo strongly impairs Limmern pumped-storage power plant – further value adjustments required as prices are likely to remain low

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Limmern pumped-storage plant 09.09.2016

Festive inauguration of the Muttsee dam

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Limmern pumped-storage plant 31.08.2016

Limmern pumped storage plant: First filling on the Muttenalp fulfils requirements

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Company 30.06.2016

Axpo acquires Lonza as a major gas customer

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Wind power 22.06.2016

The Axpo subsidiary Volkswind sells four newly developed wind farms to German investor

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Company 13.06.2016

Axpo posts half-year profit of CHF 350 million and raises revenues from renewable energies

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International business 02.06.2016

Large volume order for Axpo in Germany

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International business 17.05.2016

Construction inauguration ceremony for the Trans Adriatic Pipeline

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Company 11.03.2016

Thomas Sieber as new Chairman

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International business 26.01.2016

Awarded again: Axpo continues to be the worldwide number 1 in power trading

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Company 22.01.2016

Axpo Holding AG: Carmen Walker Späh appointed to the Board of Directors

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Limmern pumped-storage plant 18.12.2015

First machine group at the Limmern pumped-storage power plant successfully synchronised with the grid for the first time

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Company 18.12.2015

Axpo achieves good operating result - Heavy loss caused by write-downs

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International business 20.10.2015

Axpo U.S. starts its activities by appointing Jeremy Wodakow as Managing Director

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Wind power 16.10.2015

Axpo successfully finalises the takeover of the wind farm developer Volkswind

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Company 21.09.2015

Board of Directors nominates Thomas Sieber as new Chairman

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Company 14.09.2015

Weak euro and low electricity prices force Axpo to make further value adjustments

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Wind power 02.09.2015

Swiss offshore wind farm Global Tech I in the North Sea now on grid

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Wind power 16.07.2015

Axpo takes over Volkswind – an important pillar for the expansion of renewable energies

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Company 15.06.2015

Low wholesale prices for electricity weigh on first-half profits – cost-cutting measures taking effect

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Company 13.03.2015

Annual General Meeting decides not to distribute a dividend for the 2013/14 financial year

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International business 30.01.2015

Axpo acclaimed as the leading worldwide power trader

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