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Energy with a future

Story: 18.09.2014

Our apprentices at SwissSkills Bern 2014

Swiss Skills Bern 2014

At the SwissSkills event from 17 to 21 September 2014, over 130 trades and professions from the fields of construction, industry and services will be presented, with the best trainees from around 70 of these pitting their skills against each other. Also taking part will be keen and motivated apprentices from Alpiq InTec, this year from the area of ...

Media Release: 12.09.2014 17:45

Safe and economical nuclear power stations

KKG Niederdruckturbine

Lausanne – Over the last few years, the Gösgen nuclear power station has implemented major investment projects to ensure its safe and economical long-term operation. As a logical consequence, the power station has adjusted the financial amortisation period to 60 years.

Story: 12.09.2014

New Froloo substation: cutting-edge technology from Alpiq EnerTrans

Unterwerk Froloo

Alpiq EnerTrans AG was commissioned by local energy providers and Swissgrid to convert the Froloo substation. With its state-of-the art technology, the new facility improves supply reliability throughout North-West Switzerland. The environment and local residents will also benefit from the demolition of the outdoor facility.

Story: 08.09.2014

How can water supply and wastewater treatment plants be pooled to form a virtual power station?

Abwasserreinigungsanlage (Copyright Fotolia)

Flexibly balancing supply and demand within the electricity grid is a daily challenge. In future, fluctuating generation from wind energy and photovoltaic systems will make this task even more difficult. The solution: Increased flexibility thanks to load transfer. Thanks to the pooling of systems in a control energy pool, they can be controlled in ...