Statements

This is how Axpo positions itself in energy policy issues - political positions, consultations, contacts with the political team (Public Affairs)

Energy market

Energy market 07.12.2022

Market distortions of the past months

Axpo in a ‘perfect storm’

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Energy market 07.12.2022

Inextricable link between electricity production and trading

Business model combines strengths in production and trading

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Energy market 25.11.2022

Why natural gas drives up the price of electricity

Merit Order: Priority to the cheapest power plants

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Energy market 23.11.2022

The unaffordability of autarky

Scenarios for climate neutrality and security of supply for Switzerland

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Energy market 16.11.2022

Foreign trade ensures balance

Exported only if supply exceeds demand

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Energy market 30.09.2022

Bailout funds in Europe

The liquidity crisis in Europe

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Energy market 21.09.2022

10 answers about Axpo’s energy trading

Why energy has no future without trading

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Energy market 09.09.2022

10 answers to the federal credit line

Electricity price, hedging, liquidity - what you need to know

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Energy market 05.09.2022

How hedging works in energy markets

A guide to initial margins and variation margins

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Energy market 05.09.2022

7 things you need to know about hedging electricity prices

The most important facts about electricity, gambling, hedging and rescue umbrellas

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Energy market 17.08.2022

Conversion of overhead line Eglisau-Wilchingen

Pylon number 63 is being replaced

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Energy market 12.08.2022

Why the grid ‘pulse’ is 50 hertz

Consistent grid frequency crucial for grid stability

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Energy market 05.08.2022

Heading off the power shortage with OSTRAL

About the Organisation for Power Supply in Extraordinary Situa-tions

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Energy market 15.07.2022

Sustainable Finance: Nuclear power & natural gas = "green"?

Where do the EU's green billions end up?

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Energy market 01.07.2022

Safety net: right or wrong?

Council of States debates the safety net: a fact check

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Energy market 30.05.2022

How Axpos long term commitment powers Finlands green transition

The importance of local expertise

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Energy market 12.05.2022

From weather to war

What's behind high electricity prices?

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Energy market 05.05.2022

Power trading - so simple, so complex

Over the counter, on the exchange: where market players meet

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Energy market 23.02.2022

Green electricity for automotive suppliers

Axpo facilitates wind farm PPA for VERBUND in Romania

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Energy market 16.02.2022

Record high power prices – positive or negative?

Successful energy trading is only possible with sufficient liquidity

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Energy market 15.12.2021

"We came to stay"

Axpo Austria celebrates its 20th anniversary

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Energy market 14.12.2021

Coalition wants significant expansion of renewables

Is the new German government putting the expansion of renewables ahead of species protection?

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Energy market 08.12.2021

Taking Portugal by storm

39% of customers changing supplier chose Goldenergy

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Energy market 28.09.2021

Greater transparency regarding electricity mix disclosure

Guarantees of origin (GOs)

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Energy market 10.09.2021

How the electricity price is determined

Electricity price increases in Switzerland and Europe

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Energy market 15.06.2021

Green power mix from Switzerland

Energy transition study by the ETH Lausanne – political framework conditions important

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Energy market 13.06.2021

"Six objectives for the energy debate"

Christoph Brand on the public debate

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Energy market 11.05.2021

"Security of supply remains the responsibility of politicians and the administration"

Axpo CEO Christoph Brand: Reply to Federal Councillor Sommaruga

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Energy market 05.05.2021

Climate policy is energy policy

CO2 Act: Christoph Brand in L'Agefi

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Energy market 05.05.2021

Climate policy is energy policy

Global warming is the greatest challenge of the 21st century. With its ratification of the Paris Climate Agreement, Switzerland has committed to a 50-per cent reduction of its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.

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Energy market 24.03.2021

Tightly interconnected European energy industry

Study on price development on wholesale power markets

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Energy market 16.02.2021

The way to achieve Switzerland’s energy transition

Guest commentary in the Tagesanzeiger from 13.02.2021

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Energy market 12.02.2021

How Axpo power plants prevented a blackout

Electricity shortage in north-western Europe

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Energy market 08.01.2021

Green Deal: Consequences for Switzerland

The EU acquis is developing

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Energy market 13.11.2020

"We need energy"

Interview with Axpo CEO Christoph Brand

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Energy market 23.09.2020

"We must abandon energy policy ideologies"

Axpo CEO Christoph Brand in an interview with the NZZ

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Energy market 23.09.2020

Maximum funding efficiency through floating market premiums

Contribution to the debate on the new Energy Act/Part 2

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Energy market 22.09.2020

Creating suitable regulatory conditions

Contribution to the debate on the new Energy Act/Part 1

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Energy market 15.06.2020

Post-corona energy and climate policy

First virtual Axpo live stream session

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Energy market 11.05.2020

Demand for electricity falls by five percent

The International Energy Agency (IAE) expects global electricity demand to fall by five percent in 2020, and by as much as ten percent in certain regions severely affected by the Covid 19 pandemic.

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Energy market 24.04.2020

Where will our future power supply come from

We can’t just rely on imports. What we need is a Swiss formula: PV+Hy+60

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Energy market 24.03.2020

How is electricity generated?

Electricity is generated in a variety of ways. Whether hydropower or nuclear energy, wind or solar energy, each form of production has its strengths and weaknesses. Do you know them?

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Energy market 10.03.2020

The ABC’s of energy terminology

Do you speak volts, watts and hertz?

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Energy market 05.03.2020

A climate-neutral Switzerland by 2050

Renewable power as the key to our future

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Energy market 03.03.2020

A premiere for Swissgrid

For the first time, a 380-kilovolt high-voltage cable is being laid in the ground

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Energy market 28.01.2020

Getting away from coal and nuclear

Expensive and controversial German energy turnaround

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Energy market 08.01.2020

Green Deal: What the EU wants

A climate-neutral Europe by the year 2050

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Energy market 12.11.2019

Betting on the right horse

Study on PPA market potential: Demand increasing rapidly

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Energy market 25.09.2019

"Beznau – an engineering masterpiece"

The importance of the Beznau nuclear power plant in the Canton of Aargau

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Energy market 04.09.2019

"The Young Soul"

The third generation and the opportunities for change

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Energy market 27.08.2019

Enough power for the future?

An objective perspective on security of supply

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Energy market 23.08.2019

"Only the best is good enough"

The second generation and the island culture

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Energy market 14.08.2019

Bright sunshine in all directions

The solar energy business is booming throughout Europe

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Energy market 06.08.2019

Role model Kurt Küffer

The first nuclear power plant director in Switzerland created the "we" feeling

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Energy market 23.07.2019

"Everyone pulling together"

The first generation and the Beznau Spirit

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Energy market 19.07.2019

"Doing nothing will result in a major power deficit"

Interview with Empa researcher Martin Rüdisüli

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Energy market 15.07.2019

Three generations

Testimonies on the 50 years of the Beznau nuclear power plant

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Energy market 26.06.2019

"A piece of Swiss heritage"

Mike Dost, Director of the Beznau nuclear power plant, on the 50-year anniversary of KKB

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Energy market 18.06.2019

"The most independent, reliable energy supplier"

The beginnings of nuclear energy in Switzerland

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Energy market 04.06.2019

High up to the ibexes

New passenger cableway at Limmern pumped storage plant

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Energy market 23.05.2019

50 years Beznau nuclear power plant

The benefits of a secure domestic power supply

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Energy market 23.04.2019

Beznau 50-year anniversary

Half a century of climate-friendly power production

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Energy market 02.04.2019

Nuclear energy as a key bridging technology

Where do things stand with the Energy Strategy 2050 goals?

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Energy market 11.03.2019

Switzerland - a power pioneer

Figures on the topic of energy - and a look into the past

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Energy market 10.01.2019

Dishwashing? No thanks!

Figures on the topic of energy - and a good excuse.

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Energy market 06.12.2018

The Star of Laufenburg interconnection

A milestone for the pan-European electricity industry

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Energy market 30.11.2018

A start-up genius

Who invented it: Werner von Siemens and the dynamo

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Energy market 22.10.2018

Earthquake hazard "exaggerated"

The supervisory authority ENSI’s statement on a hazardous nuclear power plant incident occurring only every 10,000 years

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Energy market 21.09.2018

Power plants: Capacities are dropping

Less security of supply in Europe

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Energy market 31.07.2018

The Mastermind

Who invented it - Thomas Alva Edison and the light bulb

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Energy market 30.07.2018

Let there be light

Energy facts and figures

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Energy market 04.07.2018

With the brakes on

Hydropower: Approx. 500 million francs needed for replacement investments

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Energy market 13.06.2018

No radiation risk

Beznau safe in the case of earthquakes

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Energy market 02.05.2018

«KKB is in good condition»

Mike Dost, Head of Beznau, on KKB 1

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Energy market 13.04.2018

A Scotsman generates steam

Who invented it: James Watt

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Energy market 28.03.2018

What the PSW Limmern can do

A big battery in the mountains

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Energy market 06.03.2018

KKB unit 1: What's next

Axpo executives address the public

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Energy market 06.03.2018

«Safety is ensured»

ENSI gives green light for Beznau Unit 1

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Energy market 28.02.2018

Magnetic fields and electricity

Who discovered it: André Marie Ampère

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Energy market 16.02.2018

All about power masts

The basis for reliable electricity transport

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Energy market 31.01.2018

Electricity's journey

How Axpo’s power reaches the electrical outlet

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Energy market 12.01.2018

When dead frogs twitch

Who invented it: Alessandro Volta and the battery

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Energy market 05.01.2018

Repairmen deployed due to Burglind

Emergency for Axpo grid operations

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Energy market 18.10.2017

Expand crisis-proof data communication

Axpo joins forces with WZ-Systems AG

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Energy market 07.09.2017

Magic with control energy

How fluctuations in production and consumption are managed

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Energy market 13.02.2017

Coal is the culprit

The collapse of electricity prices: Commodity prices are to blame

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Energy market 25.10.2016

How Axpo saves electricity

This film explains how Axpo Grids (Assets) supports sustainability

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Energy market 11.09.2016

Magnificent weather for a magnificent piece of work!

Report: Christening of the Muttsee dam

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Energy market 30.08.2016

The dam holds what it promises!

Limmern pumped storage plant: First reservoir filling on the Muttenalp

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