24.11.2020 | Alena Weibel, Axpo Head Public Affairs & Media Relations, on the first energy podcast in Switzerland

Axpo Energy Voices

Mobility, digitalisation, energy upgrading: Electricity demand is increasing. Energy increasingly shapes our daily lives. Switzerland is striving to reach CO2-neutral energy supply. How can we achieve this? Axpo is launching the first energy podcast and offers a platform for diverse viewpoints. Alena Weibel, Axpo Head Public Affairs & Media Relations, explains what the podcast series stands for.

Switzerland's energy future should be sustainable and CO2-free. In the upcoming months and years, making the right decisions will be crucial. Axpo is convinced that good solutions only come about in open dialogue. In order to highlight the diverse facets and their importance for all of us, we have initiated the first energy podcast in Switzerland. Prominent guests from business, politics, research and society have their say candidly and with no filters. The discussions are moderated by the journalist Karin Frei.

Alena Weibel, Axpo Head Public Affairs & Media Relations, on the first energy podcast in Switzerland: 

Behind the microphone

Among others, Karin Frei's guests include:  

  • Karin Frick, Head of Research and Member of the Executive Board at Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute. 
  • Albert Rösti, SVP National Councilman and President of the Swiss Water Management Association
  • Reiner Eichenberger, Professor for Finance and Economic Policy at the University of Fribourg
  • Thomas Vellacott, CEO of WWF Switzerland
  • Samuel Leupold, Chairman of Wind Energy at the Green Investment Group
  • Barbara Schaffner, GLP National Councilwoman and President of Biomasse Suisse
  • Sabine Döbeli, CEO of Swiss Sustainable Finance
  • Nils Epprecht, Managing Director of the Swiss Energy Foundation
  • Franziska Barmettler, Sustainability Director of IKEA Switzerland

The podcast will be released every two weeks. You can subscribe via the platforms Spotify, Apple Podcast or Google Play. More here:

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