Are you a media representative, politician or a contemporary interested in energy policy issues? In our Media & Politics section you will find the latest media releases, our statements on political affairs and interesting facts about the Swiss electricity market.

And if you have any further questions, please contact our Media & Politics team. 

Latest media releases

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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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Energy dialogue - the political debate

Climate change, decarbonisation and the associated energy issues represent a major global challenge. The decommissioning of fossil fuel and nuclear power plants is offset by a hesitant expansion of renewables and rising consumption. The issue affects us all. Because: If the secure supply of electricity is endangered, our lives come to a standstill. 

For Axpo there are no black-and-white answers to the open questions in energy and climate policy. Sustainable solutions can only be found together. This is why Axpo is committed to an energy dialogue without blinkers and is conducting it with politicians from all sides. Click here to go to our dialogue platform:

Axpo in figures

60 %

of the Swiss electricity comes from hydropower

100+

is the number of power plants that Axpo operates with partners in Switzerland

2200

kilometers is the length of the Axpo power grid

Media & Politics Team

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Antonio Sommavilla

Thomas Porchet

Noël Graber

Lisa Givert

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Renewable energy 11.10.2021

One small step toward the energy transition

AlpinSolar produces electricity for the first time

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Renewable energy 06.10.2021

Demand could boom as of 2030

PwC study on hydrogen

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Renewable energy 01.10.2021

Construction at an altitude of over 2500 meters

Steady progress on Switzerland’s largest alpine solar power plant at the Muttsee dam wall

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