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Media Release: 27.06.2017 07:30

Alpiq inaugurates hydropower plant in the Swiss canton of Glarus

The Cotlan small-scale hydropower plant. Photo: August Berlinger

Lausanne – Alpiq has inaugurated the Cotlan hydropower plant in the Swiss canton of Glarus. With an installed capacity of 2.6 MW, the power plant will generate approximately 12 million kWh of electricity per year. Alpiq holds a 60 percent share in the power plant with the Spinnerei Linthal AG holding the remaining 40 percent.

Story: 14.06.2017

FMHL+ project: more efficient and cost-effective thanks to pool organisation

Alpiq has created for FMHL+ a project team based on a pool of internal staff.

Within the framework Alpiq’s overall management responsibility for the Forces Motrices Hongrin-Léman SA (FMHL) pumped storage power station, which also includes the management of the construction project for the new turbine groups (FMHL+ project), Alpiq has established an efficient organisational structure for large-scale projects that aim at ...

Media Release: 14.06.2017 07:00

Alpiq and the fine chemicals manufacturer DSM make secondary balancing power available to Swissgrid

Lalden DSM chemical plant. Photo: DSM

Lausanne - After successfully passing the pre-qualification process, Alpiq and DSM Nutritional Products recently started providing secondary balancing power to the national grid operator Swissgrid using a virtual power plant. The system at the Lalden chemical plant is extremely versatile and its capacity for very fast output changes enables it to ...

Story: 09.06.2017

Xamax system optimises power supply on Lake Lucerne

„MS Diamant“ on Lake Lucerne (Photo: Shiptec AG).

At the end of May 2017, the Lake Lucerne Shipping Company (SVG - Schifffahrtsgesellschaft des Vierwaldstättersees) put its new, large motor ship into operation. Along on board is a power optimisation system from Xamax. The system monitors power supply and controls the consumption of the entire kitchen facility.The 64-metre long ship with the name ...