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.

Three numbers we are proud of:

5000

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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Renewable energy

Energy from pumpkins

Jona fermentation plant runs on pumpkin power

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Energy market

Why natural gas drives up the price of electricity

Merit Order: Priority to the cheapest power plants

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Energy market

The unaffordability of autarky

Scenarios for climate neutrality and security of supply for Switzerland

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Media releases

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Solar energy 22.11.2022

Axpo expanding solar ambitions six-fold in Switzerland and building the next alpine solar plant

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Solar energy 15.11.2022

Europe's first solar installation in satellite dish

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Grids 14.11.2022

Voltage increase improves power supply between Bülach and Schaffhausen

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